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...

World Bank: appointments in  the Africa division that raise flags

At the new West and Central Africa Region of the World Bank, do all the appointments really revolve around cases of alleged corruption in...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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)...

Coris Bank International officially opens in Niger

After Senegal and Benin, the Burkinabé financial group, Coris Bank International (CBI), on Monday, December 2, officially launched the activities of its Nigerian subsidiary....

Samira Khamlichi promoted CEO Wafacash

Samira Khamlichi, the current CEO of Wafacash will soon be the first woman to chair a subsidiary of Attijariwafa bank. The announcement was made recently...
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