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Citi, UK’s BII agree $100 million risk-sharing lending deal for Africa

Metro USA 17 May 2022
bank Citigroup Inc have signed a $100 million risk-sharing facility aimed at boosting lending to small businesses across Africa by up to four times that amount, BII said in a statement ... The aim was to target women-owned and Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment businesses, promoting productivity and economic inclusion on the continent, BII said.
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Citi, British International Investment agree $100 million risk-sharing lending deal for Africa

Reuters 17 May 2022
bank Citigroup Inc (C.N) have signed a $100 million risk-sharing facility aimed at boosting lending to small businesses across Africa by up to four times that amount, BII said in a statement ... It added that the programme would seek to support SME suppliers who trade with other buyers and want to shorten the wait time for receiving their payment.
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Citi, UK’s BII agree $100 million risk-sharing facility for Africa

FX Empire 17 May 2022
bank Citigroup Inc have signed a $100 million risk-sharing facility aimed at boosting lending to small businesses across Africa by up to four times that amount, BII said in a statement ... finance volumes in Africa by up to $400 million,” BII said in a statement published on Tuesday.
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Foreign Secretary launches new International Development Strategy

Joy Online 16 May 2022
Use world-class British expertise to support partner countries through providing advice, exchanging lessons and evidence of what works and building partnerships across government, research, business and civil society ... We will reduce the time it takes to approve a business case from many months to less than six weeks.
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Central banks must collaborate more for PAPSS success  — Afua Adubea Koranteng

B & FT Online 10 May 2022
She made these remarks at the Money Summit organised by the Business and Financial Times, focused on the ‘Africa’s Payment and Settlement System; Opportunities, Challenges, and the Way Forward’, where she said the system could help make Africa’s local currencies stronger – given that it allows for trading with each country’s currency.
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Today’s front pages: Monday, May 9, 2022

Joy Online 09 May 2022
State loses GH�9bnWest Africa’s dangerous tag worrying – CDS. Business and Financial Times ... Supreme Court chases NDC MPs over double salaryGhana ranked 8th richest in Africa ... Ghanaian Times ... open for business – State Housing MD raps investors.
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Applications opened for startups in Ghana to pitch at Gitex Global and North Star competition

Graphic 07 May 2022
As part of the selection process for West Africa, the team will be connecting with startups in the local ecosystem in Ghana by May 13, 2022. The Pitch event in Accra will also feature key talks and panels on business opportunities in Dubai and building bridges with the ecosystem in Africa.
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Applications open for startups in Ghana to pitch at Gitex Global and North Star competition

B & FT Online 07 May 2022
As part of the selection process for West Africa, the team will be connecting with startups in the local ecosystem in Ghana by May 13, 2022. The Pitch event in Accra will also feature key talks and panels on business opportunities in Dubai and building bridges with the ecosystem in Africa.
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How to retain cyber talent in the Great Resignation

Computer Weekly 05 May 2022
The Great Resignation has affected businesses across all industries, but experts believe that cyber security is one of the hardest-hit sectors ... “These vulnerabilities are used by cyber criminals to plant attack vectors, which can lie dormant for years before choosing the opportune time to strike and cripple businesses.”.
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Horizon Global Reports Financial Results for First Quarter 2022

Cadillac News 05 May 2022
the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Company’s business, results of operations, financial condition and liquidity, including, without limitation, supply chain and logistics issues and inflationary pressures; liabilities and restrictions imposed by the Company’s debt ...
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Missing Hillary Gardee found dead outside Nelspruit

Independent online (SA) 03 May 2022
“She was a student at the University of South Africa, studying IT part-time while running her own IT business ... The family at this time is still reeling from the terrible news of the loss of their child, and as such is not in a position to speak to the media or the public,” said Thambo ... He said her phone had since been switched off ... IOL. .
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‘BUSINESS FOR PEACE’ INSPIRING BUSINESS LEADERSHIP

Capital Ethiopia 01 May 2022
Initiative Africa has been implementing the “Business for Peace” initiative for a year now. Capital sat down with Kebour Gena, the Executive Director for Initiative Africa to understand more about their work ... What is the” Business for Peace” project of Initiative Africa doing to make that a reality?.
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Irish businesses take the strain, as supply woes shake importers and exporters

Irish Independent 01 May 2022
That, as well as issues with the reliability of delivery times, meant he had developed purchasing arrangements with more “local suppliers in North Africa and Europe”.While lengthening shipping times and surging rates are headwinds for businesses, some believe ...
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Reminder to students: Submit your FAFSA by May 1 to qualify for state grants

Kentucky New Era 29 Apr 2022
All first-time applicants enrolled in a community college, business, trade, or technical school, hospital school of nursing, designated Pennsylvania open-admission institution, or nontransferable two-year program have an extended deadline the first year they file, which is August 1, 2022.
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