Rosthom Fadhli, confirmed Governor of the Bank of Algeria

The Central Bank of Algeria has a new governor in the person of Rosthom Fadli who will act as it. The new governor replaces...

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...

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...

CEMAC zone: strong increase in electronic money transactions

Electronic money transfers have increased significantly in Central Africa, with a cumulative amount of 8296 billion FCFA in 2018. Electronic money transactions in the countries...

Cameroon: Banking sector turnover accounts for 26.8% of GDP in 2017

Banks operating in Cameroon had a turnover of 5,308 billion CFA francs in 2017 representing 26.8% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), against 23.1% in...

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,...

CFG Bank and Al Barid Bank, the best digital banks in Morocco according to...

A study conducted by the agency D-Rating, specialized in rating the digital performance of companies, has just classified CFG Bank and Al Barid Bank...

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...

Bustard, 25 the bank of the financial center of Dakar

The Senegalese businessman Baba Diaw, the West African hydrocarbon magnate, officially launched 22 January 2018 at the launch of 25, the banking institution of...

UBA Senegal improves its performance

The Ordinary General Shareholders' Meeting of United Bank for Africa (UBA-Senegal) was held on June 8, 2018 at the Bank's headquarters on the Almadies...

Westbridge Mortgage REIT (WMR) announces further expansion into West Africa with a new bank...

The Canadian mortgage banking specialist confirms its commitment to the African banking market, with the successful closing of the NBM Bank acquisition in Mauritania.  Westbridge...

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...

Leila Bouamatou, The legacy bank

By Christine Holzbauer Notwithstanding her flawless academic career in Tunisia, Spain and the United States, Leila Bouamatou has the merit of being the first woman...

Mauritius: The Mascarene Bank becomes BCP Bank

Subsidiary of the Moroccan banking group Banque Centrale Populaire (BCP) since October 2018, the Mascarene Bank has unveiled, this Thursday, March 28, 2019, its...
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