AFDB: Adesina Exonerated by  Panel led by former Irish President Mary Robinson

The report of the panel of independent experts finally fell on Monday, July 27, clears President Akinwumi Adesina of the African Development Bank (AfDB)...

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) Group Announces Global Management Appointments – Six New...

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), the leading pan-African financial services institution, announced the appointments of Rokia Hacko, Chioma Mang, Chinedu Obeta, Bode Aregbesola, Kingsley...

Fitch Rating Agency Affirms Triple A (AAA) Rating of the African Development Bank, with...

Fitch Ratings, the global credit rating agency, has affirmed the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at ‘AAA’, with...

Allianz: Gulf of Guinea sees piracy activity soar, West African Coast is third hotspot...

July 15, 2020: Large shipping losses are at a record low having fallen by over 20% year-on-year, according to marine insurer Allianz Global Corporate...

Arash Azarmi: “Iranian currency has lost more than 80% of its value

Arash Azarmi is an economics and business expert working for Volant Media UK who own London-based Persian news channel, Iran International. From his education...

Crisis at the top of AfDB. End of a thriller series?

By Alassane Ndiaye*.   "The turn of events since the warning shot fired by the US Secretary of the Treasury with his letter addressed to the...

AfDB: 5 former vice-presidents calling for a « consensus »

Reacting to the so-called "16 allegations of whistleblowers" crisis which has paralyzed the African Development Bank for several weeks, five former vice-presidents published on...

Prof. Benedict Oramah Re-appointed as Afreximbank President

Shareholders of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) have voted and re-appointed Prof. Benedict Oramah as President of the Pan-African multilateral financial institution for a second...

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...
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