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Scaling The Growth Of Impact Investing In African Economies

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March 29, 2021, 11:07 a.m.

The apparent crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic has indeed hit the global economy hard. With an estimated 55% of the global population having no social protection, income losses (expected to exceed $220 billion) will further exacerbate the already pending socio-economic issues prevalent particularly in underdeveloped and developing communities (most of which are residents within the African continent). Africa’s GDP growth prospects were estimated to drop from 2.4% in 2019 to between -2.1% to -5.1% in 2020 depending on the policy response.

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Chat-based Service To Assist SMMEs Launched

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Feb. 5, 2021, 1:31 p.m.

SMMEstart, a new chat-based service that provides assistance in the form of valuable information, guidance, and access to business resources and tools for local small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) has been launched.

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Apple To Pay $113m In New ‘Batterygate’ Settlement

Nov. 19, 2020, 1:56 p.m.

Apple has agreed to pay an additional $113 million to settle a probe into the 'batterygate' scandal when Apple consumers realized in 2017 that the tech giant had been quietly throttling the speed of older iPhones.

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Mondia Launches Ground-breaking Entertainment Platform Monsooq In South Africa

Nov. 11, 2020, 4:39 p.m.

Mondia, a leading mobile technology company specialising in the marketing and distribution of digital content, today announced the launch of a ground-breaking time-based entertainment platform called Monsooq.

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Naked Zoom Users Targeted By New Cybercrime Campaign

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Nov. 2, 2020, 3:03 p.m.

An ongoing cybercrime campaign targets Zoom users who may have got naked or intimate on camera.

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4G Capital and Citi Collaborate To Strengthen Financial Inclusion In Kenya

Fintech

Oct. 19, 2020, 4:22 p.m.

4G CAPITAL GROUP Limited , a market leader in technology-driven financial inclusion, Citi, U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (“DFC”) and the Ford Foundation have collaborated to expand financial inclusion through the provision of working capital to support the growth of micro-enterprises in Kenya.

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