Tanzania:Bank Provides Shot in Arm for Bus Owners

[Daily News] NIC Bank Tanzania has introduced a 72-hour Insurance Premium Finance (IPF) facility to Tanzanian bus owners to help association members pay their insurance premiums in instalments.
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South Africa:EE Roadshows Move Across the Country

[SAnews.gov.za] The Department of Labour's national public hearings on the Employment Equity Amendment Bill and Regulations are set to continue in three more provinces this week.
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Kenya:Safaricom Marginally Loses Market Share to Airtel and Telkom in Q4

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Safaricom has lost its market share by 1.6 percentage points to close the fourth quarter at 65.4 percent down from 67 percent in the third quarter.
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South Africa:Labour On Employment Equity Roadshows

[Govt of SA] The Department of Labour's national public hearings on the Employment Equity Amendment Bill & Regulations are set to continue in three more provinces this week.
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Uganda:Nigerian Company Buys UTL At Shs268 Billion

[Monitor] Kampala -The Cabinet has handed Uganda Telecoms Ltd (UTL) to a Nigerian firm, Taleology Holdings GIB Ltd, ending a year of controversy and rancorous competition by seven bidders to snap up the state-owned enterprise.
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Mauritius:IMF and World Bank to Assist Mauritius in Strengthening the Financial Sector

[Government of Mauritius] An International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank team will be in Mauritius in December this year to assist the country in enhancing financial stability, facilitating access to finance and addressing risk management.
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Kenya:SMEs Credit Seen Staying Low Even After Rate Cap Review

[Nation] The World Bank says proposed amendments to interest rate capping laws to remove the minimum interest to be paid on deposits while retaining control on maximum price of loans may not help small businesses access loans.
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Kenya:Sh2.7 Billion Shopping Mall Slashes Rent As Supply Glut Bites

[Nairobi News] Rosslyn Riviera Shopping Mall, which sits on 4.5 acres in the plush Runda Estate, has moved to temporarily slash its rent costs for new tenants in a bid to attract businesses as it struggles to fill the property space.
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Liberia:Gov. of Liberia Attracts Major Investments for Fishing Industry

[New Liberia] The Government of Liberia has attracted major investments for the fishing industry in the Country.
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Nigeria:World Bank – Fintechs, Key in Poverty Reduction

[This Day] The World Bank Group (WBG) has stressed the importance of financial technology (fintech) companies, describing them as key pillars in supporting sustainable growth and poverty reduction.
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