Investing in Africa’s Future – Knowledge @ Wharton

Colonialism ended across Africa decades ago, but its legacy lives on. Many African countries are still struggling to strengthen and stabilize their economies by reducing their dependence on foreign direct investment (FDI) and aid. Despite the progress made in recent years, access to capital and finance remains a huge barrier …

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Zopa named most user-friendly P2P provider

Zopa was named Best Peer-to-Peer Customer Service Provider of the Year following a public vote. The world’s first P2P lending platform won the best P2P gong at the 2021 Moneyfacts Consumer Awards, which recognizes great products and consumer care in the past 12 months. RateSetter received a much appreciated nod, …

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KBRA releases ABS auto loan indices for April 2021

Bloomberg Inflation bets rise with fear Brazil will not raise rates enough (Bloomberg) – Sign up for the New Economy Daily newsletter, follow us @economics, and subscribe to our podcast Brazil’s inflation expectations are going in the wrong direction as investors fear the central bank may not be bold enough …

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AIC student receives first place for sports photography

CHICOPEE / SPRINGFIELD – Chicopee resident and American International College (AIC) senior Kelly Shea received first place in the sports category of the 2020 College Pictures of the Year Photography Contest sponsored by the Boston Press Photographers Association (BPPA ). The winning photo featured an aerial view of a Hartford …

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Shutterstock Editorial Teams Partners with A + E Networks® for Distribution of A + E Networks® Video Footage Archive

The A + E Networks Footage Archive provides unparalleled access to an unrivaled key collection. From breathtaking nature footage to iconic military and war reenactments, new assets in the marketplace and pre-cleared for commercial projects, this remarkable footage archive will empower documentary producers, editors and filmmakers. tell stories in multiple …

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JamesDJJ caught by paparazzi in Rome

A few weeks ago, while all of Italy was on lockdown, JamesDJJ was caught walking in Rome by paparazzi, the question is: what was JamesDJJ doing outside while all of Italy was? inside? As we can see in the photos, JamesDJJ was walking around Rome, his hometown, visiting parks and …

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Glamor faded from mid-century print media

In a town whose information kiosks have turned into glorified chewing gum shops, where the shelves at the Grand Central Newsstand are overrun with chips and phone chargers, one of my few remaining happy places is Casa Magazines. It’s a store hole on the corner of Eighth Avenue and 12th …

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