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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Algeria: the National Insurance Company on an uphill slope

In a press conference in Algiers, the chief executive officer of the National Insurance Company (SAA), Nacer Sais, said on May 19, 2019 that...

Burkina Faso: alliance between Maroc Telecom and Uba bank

The National Telecommunications Office (ONATEL-SA), a subsidiary of the Maroc Telecom group, and United Bank for Africa (UBA) have just signed an agreement to...
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