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The impact of COVID-19 lockdown on tax and unemployment related matters

The COVID-19 21-day lockdown, imposed by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday, 16 April 2020, will have an impact on tax and unemployment-related matters.

Standard Bank extends instalment relief measures to personal account customers

Standard Bank has announced a second wave of relief to help its customer base navigate financial commitments as COVID-19 continues to impact the livelihood of many individuals across the country.

Kenya’s budget paves way for Islamic finance

By Bernardo Vizcaino Kenya's government has unveiled a package of initiatives under its latest budget to develop Islamic finance in the country, as part of efforts to mobilise local funds and set Nairobi...

Fitch: Sub-Saharan Sovereign Debt Rises, Hampers Consolidation

The median general government debt/GDP ratio for Fitch-rated SSA sovereigns climbed from 30.2% in 2011 to 49.7% in 2015.