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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

Tunisia: suspension … then resumption of listing of Attijari Bank

The Financial Market Council (CMF) on Thursday (March 14th) ordered the suspension of the listing of the shares of Attijari Bank, a local subsidiary...

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...

Ecobank loses bank authorization in Angola

The Angolan central bank canceled last week the authorization granted to the pan-African financial group Ecobank Transnational Inc. to create Ecobank Angola after its...

BEAC announces new rate hike

The Bank of Central African States (Beac) announced, at the end of the third monetary policy committee on 31 October, that the interest rate...

Foreign exchange regulations in CEMAC zone: BEAC adopts four key measures

A high-level meeting on the launch of the awareness campaign and popularization of the new exchange regulations was held on July 4 in Douala,...

Mauritius Commercial Bank announces a subsidiary in Dubai

MCB Group Ltd, owner of the second largest bank in Mauritius, now has a representative office of its wholly-owned Mauritius Commercial Bank Ltd (MCB)...

Does France have a « right of veto » in the African central banks of the...

Economist and banker Cheickna Bounajim Cisse has just published "FCFA - Hidden Face of African Finance" (Ed BoD, 2019). The author reviews the controversy...
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