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Rebuilding the Karabakh region

September 27, 2021

Azerbaijan’s deputy minister of economy Rovshan Najaf talks about redevelopment plans for the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

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Visa to open an office in Sudan

September 1, 2021

Global payments provider Visa will enter Sudan as the economy begins to liberalise.

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Ecuador’s new president pledges bold reform agenda

June 25, 2021

Guillermo Lasso discusses his plans for Ecuador’s battered economy.

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Goldman Sachs to open Birmingham, UK office

April 14, 2021

US investment bank plans to employ hundreds of people at its largest UK office outside London.

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BGFIBank's turnaround mission for the DRC

March 1, 2021

Managing director Marlene Ngoyi on the challenges of the DRC’s large unbanked population.

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Nigeria’s fintech scene booms despite economic woes

December 11, 2020

Investment surges as start-ups seek to tap 40% of country still unbanked amid rising internet use.

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Togo’s president puts faith in reform

August 12, 2020

With Covid-19 upending much of the progress of recent years, Togo’s president Faure Gnassingbé talks about his reform agenda and attracting investment.

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Bank of Lithuania chairman considers fintech’s role

April 13, 2020

Bank of Lithuania board chairman talks about the Baltic state’s economic recovery, the fintech revolution and regional co-operation for combating money laundering.

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EC blockchain head addresses the regulatory challenge

April 3, 2020

The head of the EC’s digital innovation and blockchain unit talks about the potential of distributed ledger technology, digital currencies and fintech in Europe.

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