Covid-19 and the Sustainable Blue Economy in Africa: More challenges and different opportunities

By Leila Ben Hassen. Today, 8 June, all ocean lovers and stakeholders celebrate the United Nations World Ocean Day 2020, with this year’s theme being”...

Private Creditors Establish the Africa Private Creditor Working Group

The Africa Private Creditor Working Group is an initiative to represent the views of international private creditors invested in Africa and to work with...

US Household Debt per Capita Set to Exceed $43,000

US Loans, Debt and Credit Score Statistics – Full Report 2020 Data gathered by Learnbonds.com indicates the United States household debt per capita is...

Mediterrania Capital Partners’ portfolio EBITDA grows 25% YOY

Mediterrania Capital Partners, the Private Equity firm focused on growth investments for SMEs and mid-cap companies in North and Sub-Saharan Africa, announces that its...

Mr. Lesley Ndlovu is the new CEO of AFRICAN RISK CAPACITY INSURANCE Limited

The African Risk Capacity Limited (the ARC Ltd) has appointed Mr. Lesley Ndlovu as its new Chief Executive Officer following the expiration of the...

“Nobody eats GDP” says African Development Bank President as he calls for inclusive growth

Africa’s economies are growing strongly, but growth alone cannot meet the needs of the continent’s poorest citizens, because “nobody eats GDP,” the African Development...

The sale of BNP Paribas subsidiaries in Africa takes a political turn

Dossongui Koné, boss of Atlantic Finance and Simon Tiemtoré, CEO of Vista bank in a tight duel for the takeover of the 3 BNP...

ECOWAS drama: Anglophones denounce the change from CFA Franc to Eco

English-speaking countries in West Africa denounce the "unilateral" decision to rename the CFA franc to "eco" on the sidelines of a meeting held on...

ECOWAS: from CFA Franc to Eco, from economic to politic

The news went around social networks.  Guinea Conakry and the 5 English-speaking countries of West Africa denounce the “unilateral” decision to rename the CFA...

Oil and Gas Insurance: great victory for the local content strategy in Senegal in...

According to our sources, the president of the Senegal Oil and Gas Risks Insurance Pool, Majdi Yassine, informed the Senegalese insurance and reinsurance market...

At the invitation of AGF and Nordic Fund, Green Finance makes its aggiornamento in...

Green finance was on the agenda of the international conference organized in Dakar on December 3, 2019 by African Guarantee Fund (AGF) and the...

Coris Bank International officially opens in Niger

After Senegal and Benin, the Burkinabé financial group, Coris Bank International (CBI), on Monday, December 2, officially launched the activities of its Nigerian subsidiary....

Versus Bank Ivory Coast: when the state wants to smother a founding shareholder

Always in the process of privatization, never ceded, the Versus Bank becomes a chestnut of the financial press. Behind this strategic operation announced regularly,...

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...
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