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Nephthali Messanh Ledy

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Rédacteur en chef de Financial Afrik. Basé à Lomé, Nephthali Messanh Ledy représente Financial Afrik depuis deux ans. Outre l'économie et les finances africaines, il est passionné de l’actualité internationale. Diplômé en Commerce International et en Marketing - Communication, il s’intéresse également aux réseaux sociaux et au football.

Doing business: the good and bad students of the 2020 ranking

From Togo, the best African student in the Doing Business 2020 report published this Thursday, October 24, in Lesotho, the worst, Financial Afrik presents...

Doing business 2020: Sub-Saharan Africa in figures

The World Bank released this Thursday, a new edition of the Doing Business report that measures the improving business climate around the world. Even...

Verod Capital announces the acquisition of Metropolitan Life Nigeria

Private equity investor Verod Capital Management announced Wednesday (September 17th) that it has received the necessary regulatory approvals for the acquisition of the entire...

Malawi: IMF downgrades growth forecast for 2019

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is now forecasting an economic growth rate of around 4.5 percent in 2019 in Malawi, six months after announcing...

Agreement between Guinea and High Power Exploration on an iron ore...

High Power Exploration (HPX) today signed with the Guinean government an agreement to acquire a 95% stake in the Nimba iron ore deposit owned...

Nigeria: Half Year Earnings Accelerated by Access Bank

Access Bank's after-tax profit was 63 billion naira (approximately 173.8 million USD) in the first half of 2019, compared to 39.6 billion at June...

South Africa: foreign exchange reserves rise between July and August 2019

The South African Reserve Bank announced on Friday that the country's net foreign exchange reserves reached $ 44.226 billion at the end of August...

Airtel Appoints Director for East Africa Activities

Airtel Africa, the African subsidiary of India's Bharti Airtel Group, has appointed Ian Ferrao as Regional Director for East Africa, a newly created position...

Zenith Bank to repay $ 500 million euro bond before maturity

In a note to its investors, Zenith Bank has indicated that it will repay its $ 500 million Eurobond before maturity scheduled for April...

Tanzania: Gold exports increased by 23% in one year

Tanzania's gold exports rose 23.3 percent between July 2018 and July 2019 to reach US $ 1.783 billion, according to a monthly economic report...

Saham Assurance Maroc sales rise in the first half of the...

Saham Assurance Maroc announced Wednesday, September 4, a half-year sales increase of 11.3% over June 2018 to reach MAD 3.073 billion (about 318 million...

Egypt: $ 52 million increase in foreign exchange reserves at the...

The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced on Wednesday (September 4th) a net currency reserve increase of 52.1 million USD at the end of...

Sanlam Kenya becomes profitable in the first half of 2019

Sanlam Kenya posted net profit of 639.7 million shillings (about 6.2 million USD) for the first half of 2019, after a loss of 1.5...

11% increase in Salim Insurance sales in the first half of...

Salim Insurance announced a turnover of 65.223 million Tunisian dinars (nearly 23 million USD) at June 30, 2019, up 11% year-on-year. According to the company's...