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 …

OWC Will Support Sustainable Waters Photography Project in Africa

Photographer Florian Wagner will cross the continent documenting critical water systems.

WOODSTOCK, Illinois, May 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — OWC®, a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company, has announced their support for photojournalist …

SOUTH AFRICA ASKS PRIVATE HEALTHCARE SECTO HELP IN INDENTIFYING THOSE WITH TB

JOHANNESBURG– The South African government is seeking the help of the private healthcare sector in the country to identify an estimated 160,000 people living with Tuberculosis (TB) and are not not aware of their condition.…