Daily Archives: May 16, 2018

Smart Campaign Reaches Milestone with 100 Certifications in Financial Consumer Protection

The certification of 100 financial service providers, collectively serving more than 42 million low-income clients worldwide, marks major achievement for financial inclusion.

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Smart Campaign, the leading industry voice …

Kenya Approves Controversial Cybercrimes Law

Kenya has approved a controversial new cybercrimes law that threatens heavy penalties for people who abuse others via social media � and that some critics contend could be used to stifle freedom of expression.

Among …

Nigeria’s Parliament Passes Record 9.12T Naira 2018 Budget

Nigeria’s parliament passed a record 9.12 trillion naira ($29.8 billion) budget for 2018 on Wednesday aimed at boosting growth in West Africa’s biggest economy nine months before the country’s next presidential election.

Growth remains fragile …