DHL Rolls Out E-Commerce Platform to More African Markets

Posted by - June 7, 2019

DHL Africa eShop sees impressive growth in first seven weeks; Platform has been rolled out to nine more countries across Sub Saharan Africa; Growing demand for online retail service fuels further growth. Following the success of the DHL Africa eShop app in 11 countries across Sub Saharan Africa, DHL Express has announced that its innovative

Standard Chartered Launches Digital-only Retail Banks across African Markets

Posted by - February 1, 2019

Standard Chartered has announced the start of the second phase of its digital-only retail bank across Africa. In response to growing consumer demand for innovative banking services on the continent, the Bank will launch its digital solution in four key markets during the first quarter of 2019 starting in Uganda in January, followed by Tanzania

Emerging Markets Vulnerable as Debt Hits $19 Trillion – Fitch

Posted by - May 31, 2018

Debt levels that quadrupled in a decade have made emerging markets vulnerable to tightening financial conditions in the era of rising U.S. interest rates, Fitch Ratings said. Outstanding debt securities from developing nations have ballooned to $19 trillion from $5 trillion a decade earlier, the credit-rating company said in a report. Despite the development of