Africa Financial Services 

MONEY, PEOPLE & POWER: The 10 bank CEOs who control 80% of Uganda’s banking sector – CEO East Africa

1. Anne Juuko Chief Executive, Stanbic Bank 2019 Asset Value: UGX6.6 trillion Market Share: 20.2 per cent Industry Rank: 1 Stanbic Bank has maintained the top spot in the banking sector ever since the acquisition of a majority stake (80per cent) in Uganda Commercial Bank (UCB) back in 2001. Getting to the top spot was the easy bit – despite the politics around the acquisition. Remaining at the top, ahead of the chasing pack is where all credit is due to the bank shareholders and management that have given the…

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Australasia Covid19 

Report backs Queensland and Western Australia keeping borders closed amid coronavirus pandemic

The health program director at the Grattan Institute says Queensland and Western Australia have done the right thing keeping their borders closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic Stephen Duckett, author of the report ‘Coming out of COVID Lockdown: The next steps for Australian health care’, says while Victoria continues to see a surge in cases, there is a risk of people bringing the virus into those states. “We know that people are asymptomatic for a while when they are infectious,” he said. “If they want to come to Queensland or Western…

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Africa African Business News Startups 

Standard Chartered Nigeria names winners of its Women in Technology Incubator project –

Requirement Chartered Nigeria has revealed the winners of the very first edition of its Ladies in Innovation Incubator.Launched in June 2019, the SC Women in Tech Incubator was established to support and promote the financial and social advancement of females in Nigeria through development or technology led entrepreneurship. From over 600 applications, 10 candidates with the most engaging concepts were selected to go through the programme.At the end of the training period, five winners emerged and got $10,000 each to support the growth and sustained growth of their businesses.Implemented for…

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