Morocco: BCP records first-half net profit increase

Morocco's Banque Centrale Populaire (BCP) announced on Wednesday, September 18, a net profit of 1.64 billion dirhams (170 million dollars) in the first half...

Kenyan insurance companies bite their noses

Insurance companies in Kenya saw their profits plummet to less than 61.5% in 2018 to reach $ 33 million, marking their worst year of...

Sanlam Pan Africa: Nadia Fettah under pressure

One year after  the integration of Saham Finances in the scope of Sanlam, the time is for major managerial changes. Thus, Nadia Fettah, who...

AFC closes Debut Dual Currency Samurai Term Loan Facility

Africa Finance Corporation ("AFC" or "the Corporation"), Africa's leading investment-grade infrastructure solutions provider, announces the successful closure of general syndication which raised...

Senegal: State’s interest in guiding students in private higher education institutions

By Amath Ndiaye Associate Professor FASEG-UCAD. The decision of the Senegalese government to stop the orientation of new graduates in private higher education institutions (EPES)...

ADB: Ivory Coast for a second term of Akinwumi Adesina

In the wake of the cabinet reshuffle on 5 September 2019 in Côte d'Ivoire, things are becoming clearer about the position of the first...

Ghana’s GCB Recognized Best Bank in Africa for Compliance

Ghana's GCB Bank Limited has been recognized as the Best African Bank for Compliance by the Association of Certified Professionals in Compliance in Africa...

After absorbing Saham, South African Sanlam scrutinizes Egypt

The South African insurer Sanlam Ltd plans to invest in Egypt in the year 2020, according to its CEO, Ian Kirk, in a statement...

South Africa: Mandela come back, your successors have failed

Make no mistake. Behind the African hunt, which has become a seasonal sport in South Africa, Mandela's legacy is being burned. Ubuntu is for...

For Africa, Going Green Is Not a Luxury

How can Africa realize economic prosperity without contributing further to climate change? The solution lies in a kind of Green New Deal – a...

Africa wins in growth of global sukuk market

With an expected 6% increase in 2019, Sukuk or Islamic bond issues around the world are expected to reach about $ 130 billion, up...

Ivory Coast: the BHCI in the eye of the cyclone

Resumed 51.6% by Canadian Westbridge Mortgage REIT since January 2018, the Côte d'Ivoire Habitat Bank (BHCI) is running out of cash. The recapitalization of CFAF...

DRC: A government of 66 ministers and challenges

After more than 7 months of gestation, the first government of President Félix Tshisekedi was announced Monday, August 26, 2019. Constituted by a coalition...

Mauritania: open market yes, over-indebtedness no (BCM)

  Faced with information on a supposed record high debt ratio, the financial authorities of Mauritania have stepped up to the plate. On the sidelines...