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Authorities and civil society in greater jonglei identify key security threats, ponder solutions

Participants at an UNMISS workshop in Bor discussed how to improve the protection of civilians in their region. Photo: Mach Samuel/UNMISS MACH SAMUEL/FILIP ANDERSSON Juba, South Sudan, 27 January 2022, /African Media Agency/JONGLEI- Keeping people safe is a joint and permanently ongoing endeavour in any society, but to better protect civilians, one needs to know what […]

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African Guarantee Fund partners with crowdfunding platform bettervest to increase impact investing for SMEs in Africa

LtoR Jules Ngankam, AGF Group Chief Executive Officer and Olga Dickmann,Chief Financial Officer, Manager Business Development Africa NAIROBI, Kenya, 26 January 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- African Guarantee Fund (AGF) has today partnered with Frankfurt-based bettervest, a crowdfunding platform, to increase financing of sustainable SME projects in Africa.  AGF will provide partial guarantees requested by bettervest, on the […]

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Mali: WHO doctor seized by ‘unidentified assailants’, as UNHCR raises alarm over continuing violence

New York, USA, 25 January 2023-/African Media Agency(AMA)/-The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a statement deploring the abduction of a doctor working for the UN health agency in the town of Menaka, in eastern Mali, by unknown assailants on Monday. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a tweet posted on Tuesday that WHO was working with local […]

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How Overseas Zimbabwean Workers (OZWs) Can Save Money Amidst Inflation

Byline by Darryl Pietersen, Director Anglophone Africa, WorldRemit  HARARE, Zimbabwe, 24 January, 2023,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Migration from Zimbabwe to Pan African countries and overseas continues to increase, with a new study finding almost 15 percent of the country’s population now has a family member residing outside the country.  Over the years, thousands of Overseas Zimbabwean Workers (OZWs) […]

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Mama Money and AFC Commercial Bank partner for money transfers to Zimbabwe

The partnership allows for affordable money transfers from South Africa to Zimbabwe with guaranteed US dollar collection Matthieu Coquillon and Raphael Grojnowski, Co-founders, Mama Money CAPE TOWN, South Africa, 24 January 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Mama Money, a rapidly growing fintech that offers cross-border money transfer and banking services has partnered with AFC Commercial Bank, a market leader in […]

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In drought-stricken Cabo Verde, UN chief finds hope for creating sustainable oasis

New York, USA, 23 January 2023-/African Media Agency(AMA)/-The Secretary-General spent Sunday travelling through the diverse and varied landscapes of Santo Antão, where, after five years of intense drought, several development projects supported by the United Nations are helping to transform the agricultural sector of this westernmost island of Cabo Verde. For hours, António Guterres’ car had moved along […]

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How financial innovation is moving the global money movement in Ghana

Byline by Darryl Pietersen, Director Anglophone Africa, WorldRemit ACCRA, Ghana, 19 January 2023 /African Media Agency/– Innovation is a crucial driver of economic development in Ghana, and over the past few years, adopting disruptive technologies has accelerated rapidly. The country continues to be a digital leader in Africa, and according to the Global Innovation Index (GII), it ranks 5th in […]

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Factors that will continue to shape the Cameroonian remittance market in 2023

Byline: Imane Charioui, Director of Francophone Africa & Middle East, WorldRemit YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon, 18 January 2023 /African Media Agency/– In the last decade, the cross-border remittance market has undergone tremendous changes evolving from traditional offerings to much faster, easier and safer payment methods, thanks to digital disruptors. With the rise of globalization and migration, followed by the demand for cross-border payments […]