Mauritania: former treasurer at the helm of SNIM

The National Industrial and Mining Company (SNIM) of Mauritania, the lung of the country's economy, has a new boss. This is the former Minister...

Ghana’s GCB Recognized Best Bank in Africa for Compliance

Ghana's GCB Bank Limited has been recognized as the Best African Bank for Compliance by the Association of Certified Professionals in Compliance in Africa...

After absorbing Saham, South African Sanlam scrutinizes Egypt

The South African insurer Sanlam Ltd plans to invest in Egypt in the year 2020, according to its CEO, Ian Kirk, in a statement...

Al Baraka Bank South Africa: Net profit up 64% in first half

Al Baraka Bank South Africa, a subsidiary of Al Baraka Banking Group based in Bahrain, announces for the first half of 2019, a net...

Ivory Coast: the BHCI in the eye of the cyclone

Resumed 51.6% by Canadian Westbridge Mortgage REIT since January 2018, the Côte d'Ivoire Habitat Bank (BHCI) is running out of cash. The recapitalization of CFAF...

Tanzania: ultimatum for banks and financial institutions

The Tanzanian Central Bank (BCT) gave banks and financial institutions three months to comply with the rules for the local establishment of operational data...

Vivo Energy Ivory Coast increases sales in first half

The turnover of Vivo Energy Ivory Coast, a company specializing in the distribution of hydrocarbon products, recorded a 4% increase at the end of...

South Africa: Naspers escapes the continent and heads for the Amsterdam Stock Exchange

The South African net giant, Naspers, has announced that it will enter the Amsterdam Stock Exchange on September 11th. Indeed, the South African group will...

Nigeria: Insurance companies comply with NAICOM requirement

As of August 20, many Nigerian insurance companies have complied with the deadline set by the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) to submit their recapitalization...

Banks: 17.35% fall in BOA Mali’s net profit in the first quarter of 2019

The net result of Bank Of Africa (BOA) Mali, a subsidiary of the banking group of the same name, fell by 17.35% at the...

Bond Ghana: investors sulk despite 20% return

The last bond issued by Ghana broke a sad record. The country of President Nana Akufo-Addo issued Thursday, August 22, on the bond market...

Rwanda: The dry replica of Paul Kagame at Financial Time

Accused of manipulating his figures on poverty by the Financial Times, Rwanda was quick to react. On a visit to Namibia, President Paul Kagame...

Zimbabwe, another currency

After several years marked by the circulation of quasi-currencies (substitutes close to the currency) to make up for the lack of liquidity, the central...

Cameroon: headwinds on the electricity concession contract

Contradictory information indicates the willingness of the UK Investment Fund Actis to terminate - unilaterally - the concession contract of the electricity sector that...