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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.
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Democratic Republic of the Congo

Browse additional economic indicators and data sets, selected by <em>Global Finance</em> editors, to learn more about The Democratic Republic of the Congo economic outlook, debt to GDP ratio, international trade performance and population trends.


Global Economic Indicators: Key Sources and Links

Global Finance’s selection of the best links to authoritative sources of global economic statistics, indicators and data. INTERNATIONAL SOURCES FOR GLOBAL ECONOMIC STATISTICS IMF – International Monetary Fund: Homepage Data and Statistics World Economic Outlook database on selected macroeconomic ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Cover Story: Africa Leads The Way To A New Era

EMERGING MARKETS FOCUS: AFRICA Africa’s economic development will be fueled more by its relationships with other emerging markets than with historical partners in the West. By Anita Hawser For hundreds of years Africa has represented a ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Emerging Markets: Africa

Roundup By Antonio Guerrero Panning for gold: African mines spark investor interest Rising gold prices have sparked renewed interest by foreign investors in African mines. Banro, a Canadian gold miner, expects to close a debt financing deal for ...

Capital Raising & Corporate Finance

Cover Story : Africa in Squeeze

AFRICA IN A SQUEEZE By Paula Green Africa faces an uncertain future as its key economies suffer multiple setbacks and the global slump threatens to constrict the flow of investment. By Paula L. Green Being ...