Ifage conferences: the role of the actuary

The Interafrican Institute of Training in Insurance and Business Management (IFAGE) starts the academic year with an inaugural conference, October 25, 2019, dedicated to...

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...

NSIA Banque Côte d’Ivoire concluded the takeover of Diamond Bank CI

NSIA Banque Côte d'Ivoire has taken over the Ivorian assets of NSIA Banque Bénin (formerly Diamond Bank SA) by increasing in its share capital....

Collapse of emerging markets

"We expect average emerging market growth in 2019 to be the lowest in the last decade since the global financial crisis." This is immediately...

BOAD mobilizes $ 830 million in the international financial market

The West African Development Bank (BOAD) has just completed, on October 16, 2019, its third eurobond with an amount of $ 830 million at...

The financial market over-subscribes Burkina Faso

On September 12, 2019, the Burkinabe Financial Intermediation Company (SBIF) launched, as arranger and leader, a public bond, called "TPBF 6.5% 2019-2027". This loan was...

Niger: the tax on banks

Banking and financial institutions in Niger are gray mines at the beginning of the last quarter of 2019. The reason, interest as sudden and...

Address Security Sector Corruption and Abuse of Power for Effective AfCFTA Implementation, Former AFRICOM...

To ensure effective implementation of the African continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement, African countries must address corruption and abuse of power in the security...

The Africa Development Club of the Attijariwafa bank group Founding Member of the Trade...

The Attijariwafa Bank Group’s Africa Development Club has joined the Trade Club Alliance, officially launched on October 1 in London by the banking group...

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...

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...

Electronic commerce to boost intra-African trade

The African Alliance for Electronic Commerce calls on the countries of the continent to streamline trade with a view to strengthening their competitiveness in...

The African-Asian Federation of Insurance and Reinsurance (FAIR) calls for greater market openness

Aware of the role it must play, the Africa-Asian Federation of Insurance and Reinsurance (FAIR) wants greater market liberalization. The theme of the 26th joint...

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...