Giving spaza shop owners a financial helping hand | The Mercury – IOL

Giving spaza shop owners a financial helping hand | The Mercury – IOL

Zande Africa chief executive Siya Ntutela and chief operations officer Mdu Thabethe. DURBAN – The spaza shop market is valued at around R40 billion per year and 90% or more of the transactions are cash. This market is growing at around 10% each year. Due to several spaza shop owners not having access to banking […]

Italy endorses China’s Belt and Road Initiative – Financial Times

Italy endorses China’s Belt and Road Initiative – Financial Times

Italy has become the first G7 nation to endorse China’s Belt and Road Initiative in a move Rome hopes will bring investment to a stagnant domestic economy but which has rankled with its allies. In a ceremony held on Saturday as part of a three-day state visit to Italy by Chinese president Xi Jinping, the […]

How black women could give Kamala Harris a financial boost in 2020 – Yahoo Finance

How black women could give Kamala Harris a financial boost in 2020 – Yahoo Finance

Actress Halle Berry, in 2013, gave $6,800 to the reelection campaign of the California attorney general, an up-and-coming Democrat named Kamala Harris. Jonelle Procope, CEO of the Apollo Theater, pitched in $8,300 a few years later for Harris’s 2016 U.S. Senate campaign and affiliated PACs. Another $2,500 came from former Black Entertainment Television CEO Debra […]

Schools Aim to Teach Teens Financial Savvy – Wall Street Journal

Schools Aim to Teach Teens Financial Savvy – Wall Street Journal

Owen Cole, a senior at Elizabethtown High School in Kentucky, planned to attend Western Kentucky University after graduating. A financial literacy class changed his mind. The 18-year-old, who takes home about $600 a month as a shift manager at a Chick-fil-A, now aims to attend a local community college for two years before transferring to a four-year state university. He […]

Are Scottish universities heading for a financial precipice? – HeraldScotland

Are Scottish universities heading for a financial precipice? – HeraldScotland

In the immediate aftermath of the last Scottish draft Budget the warnings from universities were clear. Just hours after Finance Secretary Derek Mackay announced a real terms funding cut of 1.79 per cent, sector body Universities Scotland said institutions would find it difficult to deal with. In terms of hard cash it means core funding […]

Rerun: Bauchi finance commissioner resigns, joins PDP – The Punch

Armstrong Bakam, Bauchi The Bauchi State Commissioner for Finance, Garba Mohammed Akuyam, has resigned his appointment. Akuyam’s resignation, which was contained in a letter made available to newsmen at a press conference in Bauchi on Friday, came less than 24 hours to the supplementary elections in the state. He said his decision to withdraw his […]

Quit bad financial decision-making that's holding you back – Fin24

Quit bad financial decision-making that's holding you back – Fin24

Just the notion of sound financial decision-making is enough to make millions of people whimper in fear, as quite frankly, most of us have accepted the narrative that making the right choices when it comes to our finances is beyond our capacity and reach. We happen to live in one of the most unequal economies […]

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