Electronic payment service companies, Visa and MasterCard have launched card services aimed at Africa's growing mobile payment industry.
- Wednesday, 04 March 2015 11:54
- Tuesday, 03 March 2015 09:38
- Helen Nyambura-Mwaura in Johannesburg
Barclays Africa Group has applied for a Nigerian banking licence and wants to take over the Egypt and Zimbabwe units still ran by its parent company, it said on Tuesday after reporting higher profits.
- Thursday, 26 February 2015 17:14
- Yoon Jung Park
While the state-level connections – trade, investment, bilateral agreements and loans – continue to claim most of the headlines, it is worth remembering that these connections are peopled, says Yoon Jung Park, Convener-coordinator at the Chinese in Africa/Africans in China Research Network.
- Wednesday, 25 February 2015 12:59
- Konye Obaji Ori
The Central African Republic (CAR) is fast becoming a failed State as the government struggles to curtail surging violence that has forced tens of thousands to flee killings, rape and pillaging by militias, a recent report indicates.