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Tijsbert Creemers, managing director and partner, Boston Consulting Group
Mobile payments will unlock new business for banks in AfricaArticle

Mobile payments and other phone-based transactions represent a must-win opportunity for banks in Africa. The estimated market in facilitating payments alone is $500bn...

8 Sep 2020

Geoffrey Okamoto, first deputy managing director and acting chair, IMF
IMF approves South Africa's R70bn Covid-19 loanArticle

South Africa will be getting R70bn from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) under the latter's Rapid Financing Instrument (RFI) to help the country mitigate the adverse social and economic impact of Covid-19...

28 Jul 2020

Can cloud-computing solutions reduce banking costs in Africa?
Can cloud-computing solutions reduce banking costs in Africa?Article

More than 700 million Africans lack access to a bank or mobile money account and only 41% of Africans are financially included...

28 Apr 2020

Cloud technology can significantly reduce banking costs in Africa
Cloud technology can significantly reduce banking costs in AfricaArticle

The high cost of providing financial services in Africa means that more than 700-million people lack access to a bank or mobile money account and only 41% are financially included...

21 Apr 2020

Kuben Naidoo, South African Reverse Bank deputy governor and CEO of the country’s Prudential Authority. Flickr/UNU-WIDER
Explainer: lessons from the collapse of a small South African bankArticle

The South African Reserve Bank placed VBS, a small mutual bank, under curatorship in March this year against a backdrop of a serious liquidity crisis...

Jannie Rossouw 5 Nov 2018

China and shadow financing: Part 1
China and shadow financing: Part 1Article

In the first of a two-part series, Mark Mobius of Franklin Templeton Investments looks at the phenomenon of shadow financing in China...

26 Jan 2017

SME survey sheds light on job creation
SME survey sheds light on job creationArticle

South African small businesses are ready and willing to create jobs - but some things are going to have to change to motivate them to do so...

31 Mar 2015

SME survey sheds light on job creation
SME survey sheds light on job creationArticle

South African small businesses are ready and willing to create jobs - but some things are going to have to change to motivate them to do so...

16 Mar 2015

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