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Mobile Money: Playing M-PESA catch up

Nigerian regulators have licensed banks to lead the mobile money roll-out by pairing up with a telecom operator/Photo/ReutersNo other African country has yet managed to replicate the success of Safaricom's M-PESA system in Kenya, soon to hit 15 million users.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 December 2011 16:10

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Zimbabwe: Foreign companies issued banking warning

Deputy PM Arthur Mutambara says it is unacceptable for mining houses to have primary listings and bank money elsewhere/Photo/ReutersZimbabwe administration wants all foreign-owned mining houses to list in the Zimbabwe Stock exchange and terminate all offshore banking to improve the liquidity situation.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 December 2011 15:17

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No Nationalisation of Mines - Zambia's mine minister Simuusa

Wylbur Simuusa-Zambia's Minister of Mines / Photo / Eddie Mwanaleza Zambia's newly appointed mines minister Wylbur Simuusa spoke to The Africa Report about mining taxation, safety standards in Chinese mines, and...

Last Updated on Friday, 02 December 2011 18:37

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Libya to treat African investments on purely economic basis - Nayed

"After so long of not knowing what they own and after so much sacrifice, Libyans' expectations are high," Rafik Nayed
, Acting chief executive of Libyan Investment...

Last Updated on Friday, 02 December 2011 18:41

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Ghana: Biotechnology to Improve Agriculture

Crop production in Ghana is largely rain-fed/Photot/ReutersIn its quest to accelerate improvement in agricultural productivity, the government of Ghana says it is ready to explore biotechnology through collaboration with research institutions.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 November 2011 16:17

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AfDB moots Côte d'Ivoire return

Donald Kaberuka, AfDB president, commended Ouattara for his leadership whilst commenting on the visible, positive changes in Côte d'Ivoire/Photo/ReutersThe African Development Bank (AfDB) moved closer to a return to Côte d'Ivoire on Tuesday when it signed an agreement confirming its ownership of the land underneath its Abidjan headquarters.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 November 2011 17:50

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Zimbabwe: MPs threaten to derail budget

Last year, Vice President Joice Mujuru and Tsvangirai had to whip the legislators into line for them to approve the budget after they raised similar concerns/Photo/ReutersZimbabwean parliamentarians have threatened to derail the southern African country's proposed 2012 national budget vowing not to pass it unless their demands are met.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 November 2011 19:57

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