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The Future of African Banking

The Next Frontier For African Banking

With customers hungry for new digital experiences and a large unbanked population, Africa is shaping up as a bellwether of how banks can truly embrace the digital age and serve customers better.

Mobile’s Last Barriers

Sub-Saharan Africa is already light years ahead of the rest of the world in advancing mobile banking. Now, governments are pressing for more cross-system compatibility.

South Africa's New Challengers

Out with the old, in with the new? Not quite, as the region’s incumbent banks are stepping up to the challenge presented by a spate of new, digital-only entrants that have no legacy system costs.      

Country Report

Talking Up The Turkish Economy

An unexpected uptick in economic growth, a failed military coup and geopolitical tensions haven’t kept Turkey down. And the country’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, looks set to strengthen his hold on power with snap elections called for June.

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Newsmakers

Cuba: New President Must Juggle Party And State

Miguel Diaz-Canel, the newly elected President of Cuba has a full economic and political agenda, but only some of it is under his control. Some—including the overall business environment—remains under the control of Raul Castro, the country’s former president and ...

New Volkswagen CEO To Lead Electric Transition Efforts

Volkswagen Group has a new driver at the wheel. In April, the Wolfsburg-based company named Herbert Diess, head of the flagship VW brand, as CEO.  Diess will leade information technology, group development and research across the organization, while overseeing strategy ...

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