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Microfinance as a Credit Card?

By Jonathan Morduch Muhammad Yunus won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006, the most prestigious of a string of awards celebrating his role in creating banks for the poor. If there was a Nobel for marketing, he could have won that, too. That’s not meant as a jab but as recognition of Yunus’s rhetorical flair. […]

AFRIEF Organizes a One-day Transformative Dialogue on Wealth Building Strategies in Communities in Sokoto.

AFRIEF Organizes a One-day Transformative Dialogue on Wealth Building Strategies in Communities in Sokoto. By Halima Sadiya A one-day Roundtable Dialogue was held in Sokoto, Sokoto State of Nigeria on the theme, Wealth Development in Regional and Local Communities: A Program for Change, on the 10th of October, 2017. The event which was organised by […]

Saudi Arabia’s long game in Egypt

Multiple billion-dollar deals signed recently between Egypt and Saudi Arabia are part of a push by the latter to invest in long-term developmental projects in the North African country. In early April Egypt and Saudi Arabia inked a deal to establish a SR60bn ($16bn) investment fund, part of a broader series of agreements between the […]