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  • Revisiting our Assumptions About Digital Financial Inclusion: Three Unexpected Findings from BFA’s FIBR Project 19 Sep 2019 19:24 BFA is about to conclude our FIBR (Financial Inclusion on Business Runways) Project, an innovative R&D initiative which sought to demonstrate how smartphones can accelerate and deepen financial inclusion in developing countries. When we launched the …
  • Xenophobia puts South Africa's moral authority in Africa at risk 19 Sep 2019 19:23 South African President Cyril Ramaphosa was heckled during the recent funeral service of Zimbabwe's erstwhile leader Robert Mugabe. It was easy to guess why. When he stood to speak, Ramaphosa apologised for weeks of violence in his country targeted at …
  • Kenya safely arrive in Gulu for Cecafa Under-20 Cup 19 Sep 2019 19:15 By JEFF KINYANJUI More by this Author Kenya’s junior football side arrived safely in Gulu Friday morning after travelling by road from Nairobi ahead of the Cecafa Under-20 Championship that is set to kick off Saturday in Uganda. Kenya is placed in Group B …
  • ECOWAS MEETS WITH NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY OFFICIALS TO ADDRESS REGIONAL EDUCATION ISSUES 19 Sep 2019 19:00 ECOWAS representatives and education officials in Nigeria recently met to discuss furthering education for the people of the West Africa region. Representatives of the Department of Education, Science and Culture of the Commission of the Economic Community …
  • Caf Champions League: Gor Mahia will prove doubters wrong against USM Alger 19 Sep 2019 18:25 The administrator is hopeful the KPL champions have what it takes to eliminate the Algerian side from Africa's elite club competition Gor Mahia team manager Jolawi Abondo is confident the team will overturn their 4-1 loss suffered against USM Alger in …
  • Caf Champions League: Mwinyi insists Yanga SC will surprise Zesco United 19 Sep 2019 18:25 The Congolese tactician is optimistic the former Tanzania champions will eliminate the Zambian side Yanga SC coach Mwinyi Zahera is confident his charges will eliminate Zesco United from the Caf Champions League. The two teams played to a 1-1 draw in the …
  • There is no Ebola in Tanzania: minister 19 Sep 2019 17:30 Tanzania has refuted allegations of harbouring an Ebola case in the country, formally telling the World Health Organisation (WHO), it had conducted investigations on suspicious cases and ruled out the deadly virus. “This followed earlier rumors of the …
  • Saudi owner of Sheffield United discusses Bin Laden links 19 Sep 2019 17:19 SHEFFIELD, England (AP) — The Saudi prince who has taken full control of Premier League club Sheffield United says he would be happy to do business with the family of Osama bin Laden, insisting it “is not a disgraced name or something that I should hide.” …
  • Of illegal sanctions and global politics 19 Sep 2019 17:06 Sanctions generally entail restrictions on international trade and finance that one country imposes on another for political reasons. Economic sanctions include the withdrawal of customary trade and financial relations for foreign and security policy …
  • Chinese Investments in Africa: Four Anti-corruption Trends to Watch 19 Sep 2019 16:46 U.S. enforcement authorities are increasingly targeting corrupt practices among Chinese companies in Africa. Four trends are worth watching, writes Chinwe Esimai in this opinion piece. Esimai is managing director and chief anti-bribery officer at Citigroup …
  • Museveni promises oil production in two years 19 Sep 2019 16:43 By DICTA ASIIMWE President Museveni has said he will in the next two years use Uganda’s oil to fund construction of road projects if donor partners fail to raise sufficient funds to fund them. Speaking at the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding that …
  • Gympie region couple take on TMR over erosion tactics 19 Sep 2019 16:21 ROSS Creek residents Jane and Al Harvey have witnessed major earthworks and mining operations in countries across the world, but what's happening in their own backyard has them baffled. Mrs Harvey said she and her husband have had a front row seat on …
  • A mother or baby dies in childbirth every 11 SECONDS, UNICEF report reveals 19 Sep 2019 16:05 British mothers are almost four times more likely to die during childbirth than those in Poland or Belarus, a report has revealed. UNICEF today published figures that show one mother or her newborn baby will die during childbirth every 11 seconds.  The …
  • KNCCI President elected regional trade boss 19 Sep 2019 15:15 Newly elected Chairman of the General Assembly of the Great Lakes Region Private Sector Forum, Richard Ngatia being congratulated by members of the assembly. Kenya National Chamber of Commerce President, Richard Ngatia is the new chairman of General …
  • Blomqvist returns for EA Safari Classic Rally 19 Sep 2019 14:52 1984 World Rally Champion Stig Blomqvist. Stig Blomqvist, the 1984 World Rally Champion, is among the star drivers earmarked for the 9th edition of the East African Safari Classic Rally which starts on November 27 through to December 6. The world rally …
  • IG Mutyambai moves Central Regional police boss in reshuffle 19 Sep 2019 14:51 Central Regional Police Commander Judy Lamet has been moved in a mini-reshuffle announced by Inspector General of Police Hillary Mutyambai. Ms Lamet, a seasoned police officer, was moved to police headquarters and named Director of Community Policing. Mr …
  • Tanzania: Protect Burundians Facing Abuse 19 Sep 2019 14:30 A Tanzanian policeman watches over as Burundian refugees gather on the shores of Lake Tanganyika in Kagunga village in Kigoma region in western Tanzania, where they wait for transport to Kigoma township, May 17, 2015. © 2015 Thomas Mukoya/Reuters ( …
  • Mastercard CMO: I've moved a lot of money from traditional advertising to experiences 19 Sep 2019 14:16 We live in a bleak reality where consumers are fatigued from the constant reminders of opportunities to purchase. To circumvent this, Raja Rajamannar, global chief marketing and communications officer at Mastercard, tells Campaign Asia-Pacific that …
  • World Bank lifts funding embargo on Tanzania. 19 Sep 2019 13:57 On Friday, the World Bank approved a $450 million loan to Tanzania. This will be the first disbursement made to the East African nation in almost a year. In November 2018, the Washington-based lender withdrew on a decision to loan Tanzania $300 million due …
  • Aga Khan University Selects MEDITECH for International EHR Partnership 19 Sep 2019 13:48 WESTWOOD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 19, 2019-- MEDITECH has further extended its global presence by partnering with Aga Khan University, an international institution of distinction providing health services to millions of people in the developing world, …
  • China, Thailand agree to boost cooperation 19 Sep 2019 13:41 Thailand and China on Thursday agreed to work together to boost ties in all areas. The agreement was announced after a meeting between Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and Song Tao, head of China's International Liaison Department, at Government House …
  • Tigo Tanzania partners with East African Got Talent 19 Sep 2019 13:39 Tigo Tanzania has announced its partnership with talent search TV series East African Got Talent (EAGT) franchise holders, Clouds Media International. The partnership comes with the launch of EAGT Trivia promotion. All Tigo customers can participate on the …
  • Grab A Cup Of Coffee, Sit Down, & Relax. You Are Listening To The Beam Podcast 19 Sep 2019 13:39 Media Published on September 19th, 2019 | by The Beam 0 September 19th, 2019 by The Beam  By The Beam Editor-in-Chief Anne-Sophie Garrigou Co-written with The Beam Chief-Editor Anne-Sophie Garrigou and produced by Anna Siwecka as an extension of The Beam …
  • Tanzania signs contract to buy two new Airbus planes 19 Sep 2019 13:24 By Rosemary Mirondo @mwaikama rmirondo@tz.nationmedia.com Dar es Salaam. The Tanzania Government Flight Agency has today Thursday, September 19, signed a purchase contract agreement with Airbus Company to buy two new Airbus aircrafts. Speaking during the …
  • Helio Receives TSX Venture Exchange Approval for the Acquisition of Two Projects in Peru, a $900,000 Private Placement, Shares for Debt Settlement and Announces the Appointment of a New Director 19 Sep 2019 13:22 VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sep 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Helio Resource Corp. ("Helio" or the "Company"; TSX-V: HRC) is pleased to announce that it has received TSX Venture Exchange ("TSXV") approval in respect …