Kenyan banks want to take on Safaricom’s M-Pesa and other players

“If you cannot beat ’em, be part of ’em” is the strategy taken by conventional banks in Kenya attempting to seize a bigger chunk of the cell cash market dominated by Safaricom’s M-Pesa service. Because of its widespread adoption by small companies and people in Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, DR Congo, Lesotho, Ghana and Egypt, M-Pesa … Read more

Climate gentrification is coming to hurricane-ravaged Florida

Boats litter a canal residence on Sanibel Island, Florida on October 1, 2022 after Hurricane Ian. picture: Sean Rayford/ (Getty Photos) You would possibly count on actual property costs to fall in an space not too long ago devastated by a hurricane, However a brand new examine finds the alternative is true, and post-storm value … Read more

How much tax should the rich pay to fight poverty and hunger?

Among the richest and strongest folks on the planet attend the World Financial Discussion boardphotograph: Arnd Wiegman (Reuters) We hear loads in regards to the richest 1% on the planet, however how massive is the inequality hole and the way can or not it’s bridged? In a brand new report, British charity Oxfam tried to … Read more