Tunisia: 22% increase in BH Bank NBI in the first half of 2021

At the end of the first half of 2021, BH Bank recorded a 22% increase in its net banking income (NBI) which stood at...

Tunisie: Amen Bank announces NBI up 19.5% in the first half of 2021

Amen Bank, Tunisia's second private bank, published its financial results at the end of the first half of 2021. It shows that the net...

Atlas Mara obtains Rwandan agreement for the sale of its subsidiary Banque Populaire

Rwandan authorities have approved the KCB group’s deal for the takeover of Banque Populaire du Rwanda (BPR) from London-listed financial services company Atlas Mara...

Covid-19: Standard Chartered announces USD 200 million for immunization support in Africa

As part of the acquisition of vaccine doses in Africa, Standard Chartered will disburse USD 200 million in agreement with the African Import-Export Bank...

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...

Nigeria: Miriam Olusanya, new CEO of GTBank

Nigerian Guaranty Trust Bank announced Wednesday, July 14, the appointment of Miriam Olusanya as Managing Director. The newly promoted has until then been Executive...

South Africa: Standard Bank plans to buy Liberty Holdings

Standard Bank Group Limited announced on July 15, 2021, that it had offered to acquire 100% of the financial and real estate services holding...

CDC Group announces US $ 50 million for Ecobank to support trade finance

The UK's development finance institute, CDC Group, announced Thursday, July 15, the establishment of a US $ 50 million trade finance facility for Ecobank...

Togo: towards a sale of public banks to IB Holding, owned by Burkinabé Mahamadou...

The question has been on the lips for a few days, and torments the minds in the economic and financial circles of the sub-region....

Profits from banks: Burkina trumps Senegal, Guinea Bissau and Togo in free fall

Despite an increase of around 20% in the overall net income of banks operating in WAEMU in 2020, not all banking centers have contributed...

Ghana: central bank launches digital currency pilot project

The Central Bank of Ghana (BoG) announced Monday, July 12, that it will launch a digital currency pilot project next September. The implementation of...

Rating: Global Credit Rating downgrades CIC Insurance Group’s credit rating

South Africa's financial rating agency, Global Credit Rating (GCR), announced on Monday July 12 that it had lowered the credit profiles of the general...

UEMOA: Banks recorded an overall profit increase of around 20% in 2020

WAMU's banking sector net income grew 19.8% compared to 2019, according to data from the Banking Commission’s annual report. It stands at 551.8 billion...

South Africa: what hides record short-term insurance benefits in the face of Covid-19

The South African short-term insurance (STI) industry has made record profits during the pandemic and has no reason to further delay the settlement of...
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