Finance & economy

September 19, 2019

1

Algeria's cereal imports bill falls in January-July period

ALGIERS, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Algeria's spending on imports of cereals, semolina and flour dropped 12.5% in the first seven months of 2019 compared with the same period a year ago, official figures showed on Wednesday.

Algeria is one of the world's largest grain importers, but the government has been trying to reduce purchases of food and other goods in a bid to cut a trade deficit caused by a fall in energy earnings.

There"...

Continue Reading >

September 19, 2019

2

Ghana Cocoa Board seals deal on USD1.3 billion cocoa syndicated loan agreement

The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) has completed a USD 1.3 billion cocoa syndicated loan agreement (receivables-backed trade finance facility) for the purchase of cocoa beans from local farmers during the 2019/2020 crop season.

The agreement, which was oversubscribed, is with twenty-four (24) participating banks lead by MUFG Bank Limited, Rabobank, Natixis, Societe General, NedBank Limited and Ghana International Bank.

The"...

Continue Reading >

September 19, 2019

3

European Commission announces €34 million humanitarian funding in African Great Lakes region

The European Commission has announced €34.275 million in humanitarian funding to help the most vulnerable people in the Great Lakes region in Africa.

The aid will mainly help address urgent humanitarian needs in the Democratic Republic of Congo and provide continued support to Burundian refugees in the region.

“Food insecurity in the Democratic Republic of Congo"...

Continue Reading >

September 19, 2019

4

Finance bill 2020: Higher taxes on hazardous waste, oil products and plastic bags

ALGIERS- Minister of Environment and Renewable Energies Fatima Zohra Zerouati affirmed Tuesday, in Algiers, that the taxes on hazardous waste, petroleum products and plastics bags will increase as part of the finance bill 2020.

In a press conference on the sidelines of the celebration of the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, Zerouati said that"...

Continue Reading >

September 19, 2019

5

IDEMIA and Zwipe Partner to Offer a Disruptive Biometric Payments Card Platform

IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity and one of the world’s largest biometric payment card manufacturers, and Zwipe, a leading biometric technology company, have signed an exclusive partnership and distribution agreement that sees the two companies co-investing in the development of a disruptive biometric payment card platform. The companies’ shared vision is to enable mass volume market take-off and long-term growth for biometric payment cards, by bringing to market a technology platform that will"...

Continue Reading >

September 19, 2019

6

Upfield Announces Strategic Partnership with Starling (Earthworm and Airbus) to Leverage Satellite Data to Help Validate Their Commitment on No Deforestation

Today, Upfield, a leading producer of plant-based products, announced partnership with Starling to ensure their ongoing support for Upfield’s vision for a “Better Plant Based Future” drives innovation in ingredient sourcing that protect the world’s precious ecosystems and preserves our planet for future generations.

In response to climate change and the devastating impact of deforestation, Upfield is committed to responsibly"...

Continue Reading >

September 19, 2019

7

Amazon Studios Announces New Zealand as Location for Its Upcoming Series Based on The Lord of the Rings

(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon Studios announced today that its series based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s iconic fantasy novels The Lord of the Rings will shoot in New Zealand. Pre-production has started, and production on the series will begin in Auckland in the coming months.

“As we searched for the location in which we could bring to life the primordial beauty of the Second Age of Middle-earth, we knew we needed to find somewhere majestic, with"...

Continue Reading >

September 19, 2019

8

Bitharp Powerful Rigs at 3 Plus 1 Promotional Offer

BitHarp( www.bitharp.com ), a New Zealand based company dedicated to creating high-performance mining rigs, has just introduced an attractive 3 plus 1 one promotional campaign for their recently launched products Lyre Miner and Harp Miner. This special offer will be available until 2nd October, offering"...

Continue Reading >

September 18, 2019

9

MultiChoice Uganda partners with PEP Stores to grow reach

MultiChoice Uganda has announced a new partnership with PEP Stores, a multinational retail company to bring DStv and GOtv products and services closer to subscribers in Kampala.

The partnership will offer customer service such as sales, installation services, subscription payment and purchase accessories and many more.

Patricia Kiconco, head of Customer Experience at MultiChoice Uganda told reporters that the company is committed to"...

Continue Reading >

September 18, 2019

10

Cloud ERP solutions provider One Channel launches new ERP

One Channel, Africa's leading cloud ERP solutions provider and Acumatica partner, has announced the Acumatica 2019 R2 release. This latest version of cloud ERP contains more than 100 improvements, enhancements and new features.

The new and practical innovations in Acumatica 2019 R2 make Acumatica even easier to use and customise. They really enhance Acumatica's unique cross-functional workflows, which allow a user to move from CRM to Construction"...

Continue Reading >


Forex News Headline



Forex Market Video