Afreximbank’s Africa Trade Report 2018 finds AfCFTA beneficial to African trade and cross-border investment

African economies will grow by 4.1 percent in 2018, according to the 2018 Africa Trade Report: Stimulating Intra-African Trade: Implications of the African Continental...

Cocoa: SGBCI launches “price risk coverage” offer on the Ivorian market

SGBCI, the general banking company in Côte d'Ivoire, presented this July 19, through its regional market room based in Abidjan, a new offer on...

COFINA finances its growth with the support of Mediterrania Capital Partners

Abidjan, March 29, 2018 - Compagnie Financière Africaine Group (COFINA), Africa's leading institution for mesofinance, announces the signing of a strategic partnership with Mediterrania...

President says Afreximbank has Disbursed $15 billion in Support of Intra-African Trade

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has already disbursed $15 billion of the $25 billion it committed in support of intra-African trade under its current...

Insurance: ACAM Vie launches its digital platform

Press release ACAM Life of June 19, 2018. Founded in 2015, at a time when the digitization of the activities of financial organizations was...

KfW joins African Guarantee Fund

The German development bank KfW entered the African Guarantee Fund (AGF) at the end of the year with a stake of 25 million dollars....

Happy as the winner of the BOAD Award

The Best Innovative Project in the field of renewable energies was awarded on the sidelines of the celebration of the 45th anniversary of the...

African finance heavyweights slated to make an appearance at The Africa Financial Industry Summit

Organised in partnership with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the inaugural Africa Financial Industry Summit will be held online this coming 10 and 11...

Algeria: Alliance Assurances offers its first product dedicated to startups

The Algerian insurance company, Alliance Assurances, launched a new insurance product exclusively reserved for startups in the country. This offer is a first on...

Nigeria insurance: a sad performance in 2017

Nigeria's insurance sector recorded a gross premium of 235 billion naira between January and September 2017 according to the National Insurance Commission of Nigeria...

ARC and UN unite to increase parametric insurance coverage in Africa

Addis Ababa, the 30 January 2018 - The Pan African Risk Management Mutual (African Risk Capacity, ARC), a specialized agency of the African Union, and...

Kenya: Prime Bank’s net profit boosted by bonds

Prime Bank, Bank of Kenya reported net profit of 1.25 billion shillings (approximately $ 12.5 million) in the first half of 2019, up 32...

South African banks are on the rise according to Fitch

After seeing their rating plummet to “BB-”, impacted by South Africa's “BB” sovereign rating from “BB-” in November, five South African banks have just...

On the sidelines of the days of the BRVM in Ouagadougou

The 14th subregional edition of the BRVM Days was held in Ouagadougou on 12 and 13 November under the theme of "innovation and development...
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