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http://www.ifc.org/financialinclusionafrica - Banks generally consider poor customers too risky and too expensive to serve. Employing an innovative business model of agent banking and biometric technology, micro-finance bank FINCA is bringing formal financial services to the poor in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Even low income people now have a safe place to save money, earn interest and manage economic decisions.
► Subscribe to the Financial Times on YouTube: http://bit.ly/FTimeSubs The FT's east Africa correspondent Katrina Manson travels to Inga to report on the Democratic Republic of Congo's plans to build the Grand Inga, the world's biggest hydropower dam. The $50bn project, which will boost the copper sector and alleviate blackouts, will take decades to build. ► FT World News: http://bit.ly/1Exp0iJ ► FT Business: http://bit.ly/1KUK08s For more video content from the Financial Times, visit http://www.FT.com/video Twitter https://twitter.com/ftvideo Facebook https://www.facebook.com/financialtimes
Finance Minister of DR Congo tells journalists at the 2011 Annual Meetings of the World Bank-IMF in Washington, DC, that DR Congo' will post GDP growth of 6.8 percent in 2011, down slightly from 7.2 percent in 2010 and looks to regional investments in agriculture, agribusiness, energy and other infrastructure projects to create jobs, stem inequalities, and tackle regional challenges. As chair of the Caucus of African Finance Ministers and central bank governors, he also calls on IMF reform to expand representation on the Fund's Board to a third African executive director.
“La Sape” is a unique movement based in Congo that unites fashion-conscious men who are ready to splurge money they don’t really have on designer clothes. Dressing in stark contrast with their surroundings, these elegant ambiance-makers become true local celebrities… but this fame comes at a price. The Republic of the Congo in Central Africa can’t boast of high standards of living. Yet, there are men here who are prepared to spend a fortune on designer suits. They call themselves “sapeurs” – members of the “La Sape” movement. “La Sape” comes from French and stands for “The Society of Ambiance-Makers and Elegant People”. For its adherents, it’s all about style and elegance, the right combination of colours and textures, brand-names and the highest quality materials. They derive true joy fr...
The Democratic Republic of Congo has rich mineral reserves and, following a slump during the financial crisis, its copper industry is on the bounce. But people in the south of the country living close to production factories are complaining of illnesses linked to chemical leaks. Duration: 01:58
Central Southern Africa's common adversary "The Key Financial Beneficiaries" to wealth of countries in their quest to establish their Corporate Feudal System - "New World Order" that necessitates the financial degradation and power of peoples government.
Pastor Jarid McCool and 9th grader Trevin Rose are going to the D.R. Congo this October 2015. They are looking for some financial and prayer support as they head to Africa to meet with missionaries and train up pastors in Christ. Expenses are covered once there, but they need money for the plane tickets and visas. Please consider supporting them in this calling. You can mail a check to: Burley First Christian Church P.O. Box 1244 Burley, ID 83318 or visit the GoFundMe page: http://www.gofundme.com/xherks
Economics 101 -- "How the Economic Machine Works." Created by Ray Dalio this simple but not simplistic and easy to follow 30 minute, animated video answers the question, "How does the economy really work?" Based on Dalio's practical template for understanding the economy, which he developed over the course of his career, the video breaks down economic concepts like credit, deficits and interest rates, allowing viewers to learn the basic driving forces behind the economy, how economic policies work and why economic cycles occur. To learn more about Economic Principles visit: http://www.economicprinciples.org. [Also Available In Chinese] 经济这台机器是怎样运行的: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ZbeYejg9Pk [Also Available In Russian] Как действует экономическая машина. Автор: Рэй Далио (на русском ...
1. M23 rebel fighters in town of Kibumba, 30 kilometres (18.5 miles) from Goma 2. M23 fighters moving out after patrol search for members of the FDLR, another rebel group based in DR Congo 3. Wide of local residents 4. Two young men watching M23 fighters move out 5. Convoy of M23 fighters moving out 6. Fighter on back of truck loading magazine into rifle 7. Military vehicle passing 8. Various of M23 fighter holding man suspected of being an FDLR scout 9. Various of M23 fighters counting AK47 rifles collected during day at checkpoint in town of Rumangabo (between city of Goma and northern town of Rutshuru) 10. Woman carrying belongings on her head fleeing fighting in area 11. Wide of family packing belongings and preparing to leave STORYLINE: The Democratic Republic of Congo's M...