South Africa: Standard Bank Acquires Liberty Holdings Insurance Platform

The South African Standard Bank Group Ltd bought the technology platform of the short-term insurance business of South African insurer Liberty Holdings for 145...

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”...

Ethiopia: Central Bank announces floating exchange rate regime

The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE), may apply a fully flexible exchange rate regime over the next three years, announced Friday, September 6, the...

ISLAMIC FINANCE IN SENEGAL

Islamic finance covers all financial and commercial activities that respect the principles of Islamic law and jurisprudence, commonly known as Sharia or Islamic law....

JP Morgan Chase & Co launches in Kenya

JP Morgan Chase & Co, the largest US bank plans to start operations soon in Kenya. In fact, Jamie Dimon, the bank's Chief Executive Officer,...

Atiq Rehman, CEO for Citi Middle East & Afric: “Citi remains deeply committed to...

Financial Afrik met with Citi’s CEO for the Middle East and Africa. In this role since 2015, Atiq Rehman outlines his vision for Citi...

Wara raises the rating of Coris Bank International

WARA upgraded Coris Bank's long-term local currency rating International (CBI) from BBB to 'BBB +' in May 2018. This rating is at the same...

Kasada Capital Management targets the African hotel industry

Kasada Capital Management, a new investment platform dedicated to hospitality in sub-Saharan Africa, closed its first round of fundraising for Kasada Hospitality Fund LP...

Tidjane Thiam elected banker of the year by Euromoney

General manager of Credit Suisse in his state, the French-Ivorian Tidjane Thiam was awarded the title of "banker of the year", this Wednesday, July...

Coris Bank International launches « Coris Money »

Coris Bank International launched "CORIS MONEY" on Friday, November 30, 2018 in Ouagadougou. It is an electronic purse that allows Burkinabe to send and...

UIB, the best International Trade Finance Bank in Tunisia

The International Union of Banks (UIB) has just been awarded as "Best International Trade Finance Bank" in Tunisia in 2018 by the world-renowned "Global...

Standard And Poor’s raises Senegal’s rating

The rating agency Standard and Poor's (S & P) has just noted Senegal's rating. The country of Téranga is going from B + with...

Interview with Ayman Amine Sejiny, Chief Executive Officer of ICD

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) is at the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) what the IFC (International Finance Corporation) is...

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....
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