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Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE, 13 March 2023-/African Media Agency(AMA)/Mozambique’s economic recovery is picking up steam, with growth reaching 4.1% in 2022, despite global economic headwinds marked by rising fuel and food prices. The medium-term economic outlook is positive, with growth expected to accelerate to 6% over 2023-2025, driven by continued recovery in services, increased liquefied natural gas production, […]

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Washington, USA, 10 March 2023-/African Media Agency(AMA)/“Our families have enough food to eat. We manage our farms and breed poultry to serve both subsistence and commercial purposes. This is what happens when a group of determined women come together to champion their development and help improve the welfare of other women in the Jeoma Falaba community,” […]

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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 27 February 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Innovative equity crowdfunding platform GoGetta has listed its first two businesses outside of South Africa.  Scorefam is a sports gaming business which makes it easy for betting fans to deposit and withdraw earnings via its crypto-enabled app. Quiver is a crypto-based savings and loans provider which caters for Africans in the […]

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New York, USA, 16 February 2023-/African Media Agency(AMA)/Women leaders called for swift, concerted action to advance gender rights at the first International Conference on Women’s Transformational Leadership, in Juba, South Sudan on Tuesday. Almost 400 women leaders from 15 African countries joined the UN-backed three-day conference, which opened on Monday, including former and current presidents. The goal is […]

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NAIROBI, Kenya, 08 Frebruary 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Today, climate resilience venture launcher Triggering Exponential Climate Action (TECA) has announced the selection of seven startups to each receive $55,000 in funding to advance their solutions for the blue economy in Africa. The startup founders were selected following their participation in TECA’s fellowship program, where they were supported to create […]

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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 basis of risk sharing, in respect of defaults arising from credit facilities offered to African SMEs.   Speaking […]

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Sponsored by Bank of America and Africa Finance Corporation in collaboration with WASHINGTON, USA, 13 December, 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-, Bank of America and Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) are convening a high-level curated event to discuss innovating finance for climate change in Washington D.C. on December 15, during the U.S.- Africa Leaders Summit. The […]

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Byline: Gbenga Okejimi, Country Manager, Ghana, and Nigeria ACCRA, Ghana, 9 December 2022,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Over the past year, remittances have continued to be a vital source of foreign income in many developing countries across Sub – Saharan Africa, contributing significantly to changing the lives of millions of people1. This year, remittance flows to Ghana are […]

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Byline: By Susan Sitemere, Country Manager, Zimbabwe, and South Africa, WorldRemit HARARE, Zimbabwe, 5 December, 2022,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Remittances continue to offer a crucial lifeline in most developing countries across Sub–Saharan Africa, contributing significantly to changing the lives of millions of people. In Zimbabwe, diaspora remittances increased to $1.4 billion in 2021 from $1 billion […]

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·    The Fund-of-Funds invests in African investment vehicles targeting small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and applies Gender Lens Investing (GLI) principles. ·    It provides Business Development Services (BDS) support to investment funds and portfolio SMEs. ·    It targets a major boost in decent jobs for women and youth. ACCRA, Ghana, 1 December 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- The Mastercard […]

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HONG KONG, SAR, 22 November 2022,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Hantec Financial an award-winning brand, under Hantec Group, officially announced its ongoing global expansion into Rwanda. Hantec offers its prestigious financial services and opens the doorway to new global trading opportunities. Global regulated and offering diversified financial service Hantec with over 30 years of experience and authorized […]

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Speaking with University of Nairobi students, Bill Gates praises drive and optimism of young people in Kenya and across the continent  NAIROBI, Kenya 17 November 2022 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Today, Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, reaffirmed the foundation’s long-term commitment to Africa and to working directly with countries to support breakthrough solutions in […]

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