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2012-02-28 12:17:43 Hitting One Trillion in Assets [Independent] Between 2007 and 2010, Rwanda's banking sector faced dramatic turbulence. "The banking sector at the end of 2008 was suffering from high levels of Non-Performing Loans [bad loans], lack of liquidity [lack of cash], poor infrastructure, high operating losses and bad controls," said the Managing Director of Rwanda Commercial Bank (BCR) Anand Sanjeev.

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Monday, 02-08-16, 14:48Ghana Crackdown Targets Finance Industry Tricksters[CAJ News] Accra -THE future looks gloomy for Ghana's microfinance institutions as the country's central bank cracks the whip on fly-night lenders that have mushroomed across the country.
Monday, 02-08-16, 14:35Hadza People Face Critical Food Shortage[Arusha Times] The hunter-gatherer Hadzabe tribe living on the shores of the remote and semi-arid Lake Eyasi are facing critical food shortage once again.

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