• Role of African youth in driving financial inclusion

    Saturday, August 13, 2022

    The African Union defines ‘youth’ as someone between the ages of 15 and 35. With 70% of sub-Saharan Africa’s population under the age of 30, Africa has the youngest population in the world. With such a burgeoning young workforce, the continent’s economy has a chance to grow exponentially, but only if the next generations are […]

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  • Taylor reveals issues facing African lawyers

    Wednesday, August 10, 2022

    Liberia’s Vice President Chief Dr. Jewel Howard-Taylor recently addressed this year’s Annual Conference of the African Bar Association (AFBA) in Lilongwe, Malawi emphasizing that the issue of transparency and accountable governance in Africa is more about the total disrespect and disregard of the social contract. She said the social contract which propels governments, organizations, and institutions into […]

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  • Maximizing accounting platform investment

    Sunday, August 7, 2022

    “It’s not the bottom line, but how the bottom line is calculated, that really counts.” This statement from McKinsey perhaps best sums up the invaluable contribution that a reliable accounting platform can deliver to the business. The company also underscores the value of the right accounting system and approach – it’s the key to really […]

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  • US: Bong Miners raise funds for medical center in Liberia

    Tuesday, August 2, 2022

    The Association of Bong Miners (ABM) Diaspora tops the list of Liberian diaspora organizations giving back to their communities back home in post-war Liberia, especially during this time of need Giving back to Bong Mines is a top priority of the association as evidenced by the numerous assistance it has made since the rebuilding process […]

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  • Africa Free Trade Area gets $11M support

    Saturday, July 30, 2022

    The African Development Bank Group and the Secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) have signed a Protocol of Agreement for an $11.24 million support package to enhance the Secretariat’s effective implementation. The signing took place on July 25 on the margins of the ninth meeting of the AfCFTA Council of Ministers responsible […]

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Aug
13

Role of African youth in driving financial inclusion

The African Union defines ‘youth’ as someone between the ages of 15 and 35. With 70% of sub-Saharan Africa’s population under the age of 30, Africa has the youngest population in the world. With such a burgeoning young workforce, the continent’s economy has a chance to grow exponentially, but only if the next generations are […]

Read More
Aug
10

Taylor reveals issues facing African lawyers

Liberia’s Vice President Chief Dr. Jewel Howard-Taylor recently addressed this year’s Annual Conference of the African Bar Association (AFBA) in Lilongwe, Malawi emphasizing that the issue of transparency and accountable governance in Africa is more about the total disrespect and disregard of the social contract. She said the social contract which propels governments, organizations, and institutions into […]

Read More
Aug
7

Maximizing accounting platform investment

“It’s not the bottom line, but how the bottom line is calculated, that really counts.” This statement from McKinsey perhaps best sums up the invaluable contribution that a reliable accounting platform can deliver to the business. The company also underscores the value of the right accounting system and approach – it’s the key to really […]

Read More
Aug
2

US: Bong Miners raise funds for medical center in Liberia

The Association of Bong Miners (ABM) Diaspora tops the list of Liberian diaspora organizations giving back to their communities back home in post-war Liberia, especially during this time of need Giving back to Bong Mines is a top priority of the association as evidenced by the numerous assistance it has made since the rebuilding process […]

Read More
Jul
30

Africa Free Trade Area gets $11M support

The African Development Bank Group and the Secretariat of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) have signed a Protocol of Agreement for an $11.24 million support package to enhance the Secretariat’s effective implementation. The signing took place on July 25 on the margins of the ninth meeting of the AfCFTA Council of Ministers responsible […]

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Jul
25

Africa, US hold business summit

The President of the African Development Bank Group Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has given strong assurance to U.S. investors that Africa is a secure, competitive and profitable market for investment. Adesina was speaking on Wednesday at the U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Marrakech, Morocco where he told American investors to see Africa as a logical investment destination […]

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Jul
20

African countries top list of most female business owners

The 2021 Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs (MIWE) has, for the third consecutive year, ranked Botswana (38.5%), Uganda (38.4%) and Ghana (37.2%) as the countries with the most women business owners globally. The Index’s benchmark indicator is calculated as a percentage of total business owners. This is the fifth edition of the MIWE, which puts […]

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Jul
17

Liberia, Ireland to promote trade and democracy

Liberia and Ireland have rekindled their commitment to deepen bilateral cooperation, emphasizing trade and investment as well as driving democratic governance and human rights. Speaking in Dublin, at Aras an Uachtarai ( the official residence and workplace of the Irish president) where she presented her Letter of Credence to Irish President Michael Higgins at a colorful ceremony, […]

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Jul
13

Cape Town becomes global digital nomad destination

Already renowned as a global tourism and investment destination, Cape Town is also becoming one of the best cities in the world for digital nomads. In July 2021 the South African city placed 16th on a list of 71 countries identified by global housing rental platform Nestpick as a mecca for globe-trotting remote workers, besting New […]

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Jul
9

Digital transformation on Africa’s business agenda

Connectivity is an essential part of doing business in the twenty-first century. It touches every aspect of life – and yet, in 2022, approximately only 40% of the African population has access to the internet (Statista). If business in Africa is to compete with the rest of the world, it must urgently address this gap […]

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