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21 Sep
In Lebanon, most depositors have been locked out of their savings since a financial crisis took hold three years ago. Now some of those customers are taking matters into their own hands by holding up bank branches.
13 Aug
Lebanon is now going through the worst economic crisis in its history. 80 per cent of the population lives below the poverty line. In one year, food prices have jumped 500 per cent due to galloping inflation.
29 Jan 2021
When it comes to energy efficiency, France is lagging behind its European neighbours, trailing Germany, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. Nearly seven million French people live in residences known as "passoires énergétiques" or energy sieves. These homes have an energy rating of F or G, meaning it's too cold in winter, too hot in summer and importantly, it adds considerably to the country's carbon footprint.
5 Jan 2021
VBank is a digital banking solution that enables businesses to manage their transactions effectively without any banking stress. The mobile banking platform gives swift access to your accounts, secure transfers, withdrawals, savings, and bill payments.
31 Oct 2019
Riby is a digital platform for cooperatives and trade groups that helps business owners access financial services like savings and loans.
30 Jun 2019
Ghana recorded a 6.7 per cent GDP growth in the first quarter of 2019 compared to the 5.4 per cent recorded in 2018. Collins Appiah, Economic Advisor at Services Integrity Savings and Loans joins CNBC Africa for more.
28 Jan 2019
One of the challenges facing women in Africa and Nigeria is the access to capital whether they require it to start a business or invest in informal trades. Financial inclusion can be defined as access to valuable financial products and services, (transactions, savings, credit and insurance) by individuals and enterprises.
13 Mar 2017
The Nigerian government will today launch a savings bond for retail investors. The bond is aimed at improving the national savings culture among other things.

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