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Pan-African bank unveils full operations in United Kingdom

Kampala, Uganda | ISAAC KHISA | Pan-African lender, United Bank for Africa, has unveiled a full operation in the United Kingdom, opening up trade opportunities between the continent and European nations. This follows authorization of the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for UBA (UK) Limited …

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Invisible children of Africa

Children who have no birth certificate cannot prove their age, parentage, or identity, or get official papers COMMENT | Dominique Nouvian Ouattara | A name, an official identity, and a nationality recognised by everyone: most of us take these things for granted. Yet, for nearly a quarter-billion children around the …

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Afreximbank’s new fund to catalyse FDI flows in Africa

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Fund for Export Development in Africa (FEDA), the equity investment fund created recently by the African Export-Import Bank will catalyse foreign direct investment (FDI) flows into Africa’s trade and export sectors. Prof. Benedict Oramah, the bank’s president, said during the opening of the Financing …

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COMMENT: Selling Africa’s good news stories

How to stop negative Africa stereotypes that feed western hunger for one-dimensional narratives COMMENT | SHAYERA DARK | Project Syndicate | Anywhere in the world, freelance journalism is an extreme career choice. The job requires withstanding pitch rejections, ignored queries, stolen story ideas, and delayed payments. It means reconciling oneself …

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