Month: April 2019

Financial Inclusion: Middle East & Africa

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These regions contain some of the world’s most underbanked populations but technology is fronting the drive for change. Plus: interview with the World Bank on expanding financial services; cash culture prevails in north Africa; fintech and financial inclusion in Iraq; Kenya pushes to shift mobile money to the next levelPowered by WPeMatico

Coca-Cola post strong Q1 results, driven by innovation and revenue management initiatives

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The Coca-Cola Company said on Tuesday that first quarter revenue grew by 5% to $8.02bn (€6.17bn) from $7.6bn in 2018. The company noted that concentrate sales growth of 1% and price mix growth of 5% in the first quarter were driven by consumer-centric innovation and solid revenue management initiatives in the marketplace. Commenting on the results, the CEO of The Coca-Cola, James Quincey, said: “We’re encouraged by our first quarter results as our disciplined growth strategies continue to deliver strong underlying performance. “We remain confident in our full year guidance as we continue to make progress on our transformation as a consumer-centric total beverage company.” The company said it sold more water and soft drinks, including its namesake soda and Coke Zero in the quarter. Total vo

Budget padding: Saraki rubbishes Tinubu’s claims, says he’s smarting from failure to be VP in 2015

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The president of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki on Monday responded strongly to to the allegation of budget padding, delay and distortion made against him and Speaker Yakubu Dogara, by APC national leader Bola Tinubu. The Senate president who attrib ...Powered by WPeMatico