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Active Capital Reinsurance — pioneer emerges from pandemic stronger, and set to move in...

DESPITE the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, Active Capital Reinsurance (Active RE) has seen continued global expansion and diversification. The company's team has been faced...
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Abu Dhabi’s global hunt for fresh fintech talent

Exciting start-ups found during tour stops in Africa, Asia and Europe THE MENA region’s FinTech Abu Dhabi Festival (FinTechAD) has a global tour reaching cities...
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Barclays’ African odyssey over the years: always with people as primary focus and strength

IN 1950, the British bank Barclays (Dominion, Colonial and Overseas – DCO) was the dominant financial institution on the African continent. Its presence was entrenched...
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‘Flow like a river’ — Barclays CEO knows how to deal with all challenges...

BARCLAYS Botswana CEO Keabetswe Pheko-Moshagane is a pioneer: the first female Motswana (Botswana citizen) to be appointed to the role. “Our journey is a unique...
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Dependence on commodities leaves countries ‘vulnerable to shocks’ and ‘weakened’

THE NUMBER of countries dependent on commodities has reached its highest level in 20 years, according to a recent UNCTAD report. UNCTAD (United Nations Conference...
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Analytics key to African countries’ ability to share in services trade

UNCTAD-UNECA projects’ experts pool wisdom to grow regional economies and increase benefit from value chains AFRICA needs to step-up its analytics game to play a...
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Zambia Makes Steady Progress in Financial Inclusion but Many Women Still Excluded

Mary Banda runs a small restaurant in Kamwala market, one of Lusaka’s oldest markets. She uses the proceeds from her business to feed her...
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The Big Fail: South Sudan

Where did it all go wrong? Designed as place where new business could survive and prosper, South Sudan’s devastating collapse into corruption has driven away...

The big win

Business Vision’s Naomi Majid takes a look at successful corporate governance in South Africa to determine why it’s working, and if it can be...

The King and III

As Johannesburg’s Stock Exchange awaits the next incarnation of its ground-breaking code of corporate governance, Business Vision’s NAOMI MAJID examines the legacy of the...