The Equatoguinean National Bank announces itself in Cameroon

The National Bank of Equatorial Guinea (BANGE) is planning to move to Cameroon soon. The opening of a subsidiary was announced Monday, June 4...

Seven of the most prestigious South African banks in the world (Brand Finance Global...

Seven South African banks are included in the ranking of the 500 best institutions in the world recently published by Brand Finance, a global...

Burkina Faso’s agricultural bank starts operations

The Agricultural Bank of Burkina Faso (BADF) officially launched its activities on Friday, March 29, 2019, in the presence of the Burkinabe Head of...

BOAD confirmed investment grade with negative outlook (Fitch Ratings)

At the end of its annual review, the international financial rating agency Fitch Ratings has just notified the West African Development Bank (BOAD) of...

Guinea: World Bank supports fluidification of integrated mining projects

While the country tries somehow to start the process of transformation of its mineral resources, in 2015 Alpha Condé signed a decree for commissioning...

Côte d’Ivoire: Oikocredit approves € 2.3 million financing line for Fin’Elle

Oikocredit Abidjan has approved a first medium-term refinancing line of € 2.3 million to Fin ‘Elle (Finance Pour Elle), the youngest member of the...

Togo: Strong increase in banks’ contribution to financing investments in 2017

The contribution of Togolese banks in financing investments reached 162.1 billion CFA francs in 2017, against 109.1 billion a year earlier, according to the...

BCP and AfDB Sign $ 100 Million Agreement

The Banque Centrale Populaire (BCP) Group and the African Development Bank Group (ADB) signed a $ 100 million Risk Participation Agreement (APR) on Tuesday,...

Exclusive: the great unpacking of Magloire Dochamou, the former director general of Saham Assurances...

Terminated in February 2018 at the head of Saham Assurances Togo following an inspection mission sent by the group in Lomé, Magloire Dochamou broke...

Stock market: the CFAO dynamo title of the BRVM

The week of January 12 was marked by a significant rebound in transactions on the Regional Stock Exchange (BRVM). Thus, the total value of transactions...

Fall of Life Insurance policies: specific case of the CIMA zone

By Blaise Kendah The number of policies in a life insurance company is subject to natural erosion such as deaths and maturities, in addition to...

CEMAC zone: the interoperability of electronic payments for March 31

The interoperability of electronic payments by telephone will be effective from 31 March 2019 in the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEAMC). One month...

Standard Chartered: Lina Osman appointed Regional Head of Sustainable Finance for Africa and Middle...

Standard Chartered announced Thursday, July 15, that it has appointed Lina Osman as the new regional head of sustainable finance for Africa and the...

Egypt: Central Bank cuts interest rates by 1%

Meeting on 14 February 2019, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) decided to reduce by 100 basis points...
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