African currencies weekly insight (by Aza)

The Ghanaian Cedi gorges itself on cocoa, the Tanzanian Shilling carried by an innovative president, the Zimbabwe dollar rebels, the Egyptian Pound vaccinated against...

African currencies weekly insight (Aza)

In this weekly column on African currencies, experts from AZA, the largest non-bank currency broker in Africa, with a transaction volume of more than...

Interest rate risk: in 18 months, the big bang in Morocco

By Albert Savana. It is a velvet revolution that the Central Bank of Morocco (Bank Al-Maghrib) is pushing by adopting a regulation setting a ratio...

Creation of a digital currency in Guinée: a real challenge for the Central Bank

The Central Bank of the Republic of Guinea is about to set up a digital currency. Through this reform, certain transactions will be carried...

Oikocredit International grants a line of credit to Fidelis Finance Burkina Faso

In Abidjan, a signing ceremony held on August 14, 2021 enshrined the approval of a € 6 million line from the development institution, Oikocredit...

Moroccan banks start climate reporting (the sub-Saharan subsidiaries concerned)

By Abashi Shamamba. Bank Al-Maghrib has implemented the directive on the financial risk management system related to climate change and the environment. The directive has...

BTCI: a gift signed Charles Kié and Oscar Daaga for Mahamadou Bonkoungou

Negotiations have accelerated in recent weeks in Lomé, the Togolese capital, and resulted in the government announcing the sale of BTCI, the Togolese Bank...

Exclusive interview with Dr Leila Bouamatou, Director General of Banque de Mauritanie

"I firmly believe in individual action, every woman must understand that being a woman and a leader is very possible. We are not born...

The 2020 results of Moroccan banks “positive” for covid

If they remain solid in view of their average solvency ratio (15.7%) and their short-term liquidity coefficient (164%), Moroccan banks saw their profits plummet...

WAEMU States to issue CFAF 1,075 billion in the third quarter of 2021

The estimated overall volume of government securities that the member countries of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) plan to issue by...

BGFIBank Europe obtains the extension of its banking license

Created in 2009, with a first extension of its authorization in 2015 which enabled the subsidiary of the BGFIBank Group to collect sight and...

Afreximbank Recognised For Role in Africa’s Fight Against COVID-19

African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has been recognized by Global Trade Review (GTR) as Leader in Trade for Pandemic Support and ranked by Global Finance...

African Banker Awards: Felix Bikpo, founder of African Guarantee Fund, honored for lifetime achievement

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of African Guarantee Fund (AGF) received the Lifetime Achievement 2021 award from the African Banker Awards, organized...

African Development Bank Annual Meetings 2021: African countries’ debt on the menu

The 2021 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group opened on Wednesday, virtually, devoted the first discussions on African debt management. Several participants...
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