Management 

Central Bank of Liberia Executive Governor Elected As Chairman of the Committee of Governors of ECOWAS Central Banks

MONROVIA – The Committee of Governors of the ECOWAS Central Banks has elected the Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia, Hon. J. Aloysius Tarlue, Jr. as its new Chairman. The decision was made during the Committee Governors meeting held virtually on 15th February 2021. The meeting of the Committee of Governors of ECOWAS Central Banks was held alongside the statutory meetings of West African Institute of Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM) and the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ). In his acceptance speech, Hon. Tarlue lauded his past two…

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Agriculture 

Stanbic IBTC Boosts Nigeria’s Agriculture Sector With Low-Interest Agro-Loans

Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC, a subsidiary of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, has reaffirmed its commitment to the growth of Nigeria’s agriculture sector by supporting farmers and other players in the agricultural value chain. As the demands on agribusinesses change seasonally, the foremost financial institution provides financing solutions for agricultural enterprises to suit their requirements. These needs range from availability of resources, to farming equipment, as well as enhancement of seasonal cashflow, amongst others. Stanbic IBTC Bank PLC offers various low-interest credit facilities across the agricultural sector that will help clients…

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Startups 

South Africa’s fintech start-up Ukheshe picked for Mastercard Start Course program

Mastercard Start Course is a special startup engagement program that enables later-stage startups to quickly scale through access to Mastercard’s technology, solutions & & partners around the globe. Concentrated on financial addition, Ukheshe’s technology platform helps banks and telcos provide budget friendly digital banking and payment services (BaaS). With client acquisition, onboarding and circulation costs that are a portion of standard merchant accounts, informal banking is now an accessible, untapped and rewarding growth market for banking partners. Sub-Saharan Africa is among the fastest-growing investment zones for monetary technology business and…

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Financial Services Manufacturing StockMarket 

Poor operating performance downgrades Guinness Nigeria to Sell

Among lots of executive positions in an organisation, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is sometimes considered to be one of the most tactical, and appropriately so. When the firm in question is an operator in the financial services sector, then the workplace becomes a lot more important to be thrown to just anyone. Besides being accountable for financial operating outcomes, the CFO is the senior executive directly accountable for handling the monetary strategy, choice and actions of a business. He tracks capital, analyses the company’s monetary strengths and weak points,…

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Asia Covid19 South America 

Coronavirus update: Global death toll tops 360,000 as Brazil, South Korea, Iran and the Philippines record spikes in new cases

South Korea has closed more than 200 schools that had reopened Wednesday, after recording 79 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, as the Guardian reported. South Korea was widely praised for its initial response to the pandemic, implementing a robust testing-and-tracing program that appeared to have succeeded in containing the disease’s spread. Officials have been working to trace a cluster of infections in Seoul that appeared to have come from nightclubs. The country is now postponing the reopening of a further 800 schools. In the U.S., the Centers for Disease…

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