Trading

Nigeria: Violence, Rigging Mar Nasarawa Bye-Election

The bye-election into the Nasarawa/Toto Federal Constituency in Nasarawa State, on Saturday, was reportedly marred by several reports of violence, ballot-box snatching, stuffing of ballot papers, and massive irregularities across several polling units …

Trading

Former Grameenphone Director Joins Boloro Global Limited

NEW YORK, May 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Boloro Global is pleased to announce that Delwar H Azad, a mobile financial services pioneer and executive with over 25 years of mobile financial services, telecom, and operations experience has joined the management team as Executive Vice President Strategy, Product & Solutions. “Azad brings a wealth of global […]

Trading

KCB Bank and GoSwiff Roll Out Mobile Payments in Rwanda During World Economic Forum’s Africa Meeting

KIGALI, Rwanda, May 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — KCB Bank and GoSwiff, a global payment acceptance solutions provider, are rolling out a mobile payment solution (mPOS) for Rwandan merchants, to drive financial inclusion and digital payments in the country. The introduction of the mPOS solution, a first of its kind in Rwanda, coincides with the World […]

Trading

Economic confidence rebounds in Africa in first quarter, after steep declines for three consecutive quarters

After plummeting to record lows in 2015, confidence begins to recover among business leaders in Africa JOHANNESBURG, May 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — YPO, the premier network of global business leaders and chief executives, today announced that economic confidence amongst business leaders in Africa recovered slightly in the first three months of 2016, having plummeted […]