African finance mourns the disappearance of Michel Abrogoua

Farewell Royal Kaïlcedrat of Ebrié Michel Abrogoua is no more. A pioneer of private equity in Africa, the Boss of Phoenix Capital Management SA (PCM)...

Benin completes Africa’s first international bond transaction of the year

Benin completes Africa's first international bond transaction of the year, with the issuance of one billion euros in two tranches with final maturities of...

FCI and Afreximbank appoint Nassourou Aminou as Regional Manager for Africa

Amsterdam, 4 January 2021.  FCI along with Afreximbank announce the appointment of Mr. Nassourou Aminou as the new Regional Manager for Africa. The recruitment...

Axiory Global’s CEO Roberto d’Ambrosio Awarded Best CEO in the Forex Brokerage Industry at...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 8 September 2020: Leading Global Forex Brokerage firm , Axiory Global’s CEO Roberto d’Ambrosio wins Best CEO award in the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

“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...

The sale of BNP Paribas subsidiaries in Africa takes a political turn

Dossongui Koné, boss of Atlantic Finance and Simon Tiemtoré, CEO of Vista bank in a tight duel for the takeover of the 3 BNP...

ECOWAS drama: Anglophones denounce the change from CFA Franc to Eco

English-speaking countries in West Africa denounce the "unilateral" decision to rename the CFA franc to "eco" on the sidelines of a meeting held on...
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