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  [South Africa] Rand Merchant Bank launches brand campaign centered around talent

05-17-2022 | 12:41:54
Rand Merchant Bank, RMB, a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, has launched an appealing new brand campaign that speaks to the bank’s ability to deliver on seemingly disparate objectives.

[Nigeria] Oyo Diocese gets microfinance bank approval 

05-17-2022 | 12:39:06
This gives access to individuals and businesses for useful and affordable financial products and services that meet their needs  transactions, payments, savings, credit, and insurance  delivered in a responsible and sustainable way.

Amethis, EBRD and SPE Capital acquire majority stake in Egypt’s GlobalCorp

05-17-2022 | 10:40:00
A consortium of investors made up of Amethis, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and SPE AIF I, LP (SPE Capital) has acquired a majority stake in GlobalCorp, a non-banking financial services company in Egypt.

[Column] John Mc Loughlin: Cybercrime - Impersonating the CEO

05-16-2022 | 15:08:00
Over the past month, there has been an increase in an evolved method in change in bank details or payment fraud. This trend involves an internal change of bank details, mostly for the CEO.

IFC supports Japanese firm to boost local production of generic drugs in Africa

05-16-2022 | 12:56:12
In a bid to promote local manufacturing of pharmaceutical products in nascent markets, IFC and Nippon Chemiphar Co. Ltd., are joining forces to conduct a feasibility study on expanding production and distribution of the company's generic pharmaceutical products.

Oil in Africa 2022 First Quarter Financial Results

05-16-2022 | 12:28:00
Africa Oil announces strong first quarter 2022 with receipt of the largest prime dividend to date and the major venus light oil discovery.

Access Corporation unlocking new opportunities for intra- and inter- Africa trade

05-16-2022 | 12:07:16
Access Holdings Plc; trading as Access Corporation (“the Corporation”) announced its start of operations, with initial portfolio companies and its future strategy.

Access Bank moves to dominate Agency Banking

05-16-2022 | 11:49:00
Access Bank in its bid to enhance financial inclusion has noted its intentions to significantly increase its customer base and deepen wallet share of the banking population riding on its agency banking platform.

Interswitch received the fund to support financial inclusion and the fintech ecosystem across Africa

05-16-2022 | 10:01:46
LeapFrog Investments and Tana Africa Capital invest in Interswitch to support financial inclusion and the fintech ecosystem across Africa.

[Colonne] Alex Pierre-Arnaud Assanvo: La Cacaoculture durable, une Solution

05-16-2022 | 09:05:00
Grâce au DRD, 516 milliards de FCFA ont été payés aux planteurs ivoiriens au titre de la campagne 2020-2021 pour une production de 2,225 millions de tonnes de cacao

Le groupe Attijariwafa bank s’installe au Tchad

05-16-2022 | 08:45:00
Le groupe Attijariwafa bank consolide sa présence dans la zone CEMAC (Communauté Economique et Monétaire de l’Afrique Centrale) et crée une nouvelle filiale au Tchad dénommée Attijari bank Tchad.

[Ghana] Le président soutient le BAD pour accélérer le programme de transformation du continent

05-16-2022 | 08:44:00
Le président Akufo-Addo a exprimé son soutien ferme à une reconstitution significative du Fonds africain de développement, le guichet de financement concessionnel du Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement.

Afriland First Bank vise le marché tchadien

05-16-2022 | 08:38:00
Le banquier camerounais Afriland First Bank vise le marché tchadien pour son expansion.

[Column] Carey van Vlaanderen: The algorithms that suggest your kids’ content aren’t neutral

05-16-2022 | 08:32:00
Talking to children about their online behaviour may make them feel like we are invading their privacy, so be sensitive and make sure they feel heard and understood

[Ghana] President support AfDB’s Quest for more resources to accelerate continent’s transformation agenda

05-16-2022 | 08:31:00
Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has backed calls for more resources for the African Development Bank Group to accelerate its transformative role across the continent.

IFC partners with PNGX to deepen Papua New Guinea’s capital market

05-16-2022 | 08:09:00
IFC will work with PNGX Markets Limited to deepen the nation's capital market and boost access to long-term financing for companies in Papua New Guinea.

[East Africa Business Week] Bob Koigi: DR Congo’s factor in the integration agenda

05-13-2022 | 14:08:00
The recent entry of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the East African Community has heralded a new economic dispensation expanding the regional market.

[Column] Mucai Kunyiha: Kenya’s budget must be informed by prevailing economic conditions

05-13-2022 | 14:07:00
At the heart of a nation’s prosperity is prudent public financial management, and this begins with a well-planned and balanced budget. 

[Nigeria Business Week] Andrea Ayemoba: Digitization set to penetrate capital market, investment

05-13-2022 | 11:52:00
Given the economic situation spreading across the globe in the last couple of years, it is with some optimism we can take the modest increase in Nigeria’s GDP.

[Niger] BAD soutient le développement des marchés de capitaux nationaux

05-13-2022 | 11:05:00
Le gouvernement du Niger et le Groupe de la Banque africaine de développement ont lancé un projet de 450 000 dollars américains pour soutenir le développement des marchés de capitaux nationaux dynamiques au Niger.