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...

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...

Nigeria: the presidential request that shakes the director of taxes

Babatunde Fowler has just received a strange petition from the Nigerian presidency. The letter received by the complainant on August 8, questioned the decline...

Oragroup has raised more than 100 billion CFA francs since the beginning of the...

Oragroup announces a € 20 million loan from AFRICA AGRICULTURE AND TRADE INVESTMENT FUND (AATIF), an investment company specializing in agricultural finance in Africa,...

The governance of banks in the face of ghost companies

By Pierre DELVAL. For the past decade, banks in many countries have demonstrated a better understanding of key aspects of corporate governance: effective board oversight,...

Nigeria: Guaranty Trust Bank eyeing East Africa

The largest bank in Nigeria by assets wants to deploy in East Africa. Guaranty Trust Bank, present in 10 countries including Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda...

France-Africa: Emmanuel Macron urges Alassane Ouattara and Alpha Condé to favor alternation

By Rodrigue Fenelon Massala, Grand Reporter. African politics has been discussed these days in the provinces where French President Emmanuel Macron invited his Ivorian and...

Nigeria condemned to pay 20% of foreign exchange reserves to P & ID

The West African giant was sentenced on 16 August by the Business and Property Courts of the United Kingdom to pay 9 billion dollars...

Gabon trembles while waiting for the verdict on Webcor

The case opposes Webcor ITP Limited to the State of Gabon. This Malta-based company, which has no known activity, signed a framework contract on...

Gabon: Ali Bongo in the test of power

The Gabonese Head of State chaired the military parade on August 17 in Libreville, the capital, on the occasion of the festivities marking the...

Cameroon: ASAC calls for the removal of VAT on life and health insurance

The Association of Insurance Companies of Cameroon (ASAC) has appealed to the government on the need to remove the Value Added Tax (VAT) applied...