BCP Group offers a Senegalese startup

The Moroccan bank Banque Centrale Populaire Populaire (BCP) is in the process of finalizing its acquisition of majority stake in the capital of a...

Lone Congolese Bank to Sign the China-Africa Inter Bank Association Establishment Agreement

Wednesday 5 September, 16 African banks including RAWBANK, the first banking institution in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and China Development Bank (CDB)...

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...

Algeria: banks solicited for export promotion

By Valérie K. Chaired by Trade Minister Said Djellab, a national meeting was held on December 17, 2018 in Algiers, focusing on export success for...

CICA -Ré opens an office in Tunis

As part of its strategic development plan, CICA-RE is setting up in Tunisia. A major breakthrough could be the CIMA Member State Joint Reinsurance...

Banks in the Maghreb zone in Conclave in Tunis

On the menu of this summit of the Union of Maghreb Banks (UBM) scheduled for 7 and 8 November in Tunis, topics on the...

Ghana toque at Standard Bank Group

Ghana is seeking $ 750 million negotiated as a syndicated loan from Standard Chartered Plc and Standard Bank Group Ltd, Ghana's Ministry of Finance...

Tunisia: 31% increase in consolidated profit of UBCI in 2018

The Banking Union for Trade and Industry (UBCI) completed the year 2018 on a note of satisfaction. The bank said it had achieved a...

Atlantic Bank and MOOV launch an electronic payment solution in Niger

It is for the launch of a new service called "FLOOZ WALLET BANE", that Banque Atlantique Niger, a subsidiary of the Banque Centrale Populaire...

Afreximbank launches African Customer Data Platform

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) yesterday launched Mansa - a pan-African customer information platform that will provide a single reliable source of data needed...

Insurance: François Bakou stands up to the Oil Pool of Senegal

The insurance sector in Senegal is under tension. The insurance company Amsa multiplies the maneuvers not to join the Oil & Gas Risks Insurance...

Insurance: Asia catches up with Europe and Africa stagnates

The volume of premiums issued in life and non-life is down slightly for Africa (1.3%) over the period 2013 to 2017 (US $ 70.3...

AU, African Development Bank sign $4.8 million grant earmarked for continental free trade secretariat

The African Development Bank Group on Monday signed a $4.8 million institutional support grant to the African Union (AU) for implementation   of the African Continental...

Senegal: status quo at the Sen Re

The suspense is lifted to Senegalese reinsurance. Sen Re separated from his deputy director, Adama Ndiaye, who had submitted his letter of resignation on...