May 15, 2013

IFC to Support Central Bank of Nigeria in Strengthening Sustainable Banking

May 9, 2013

Hope for financing Africa’s Development through private equity

CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, May 9, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ A high-level roundtable on Building Private Equity and Private Capital Markets in Africa, met on 8 May, to explore the promise and obstacles facing private capital investments in Africa. The roundtable of investors and policy makers met under the auspices of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the World Economic Forum on Africa to navigate the complex world of private equity, which in recent years has shown increased interest. According to the participants, this could be Africa’s next development financing frontier and could mark an end to an aid dependency.
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April 8, 2013

“The time for a sustainable use of renewables is now. We do not have a choice. Clean energy is the way to go.”

Exclusive interview with Engineer Martin Manuhwa, Managing Director of ZAIDG, Zimbabwe and speaker at the upcoming Clean Power Africa conference. read more

February 11, 2013

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Mali

BAMAKO, Mali, February 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ On January 28, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Mali.1 The Board also approved a disbursement under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF) during the same meeting (See Press Release No. 13/24). read more

January 28, 2013


Following months of report that Prime Bank Gambia will be sold, the Central of The Gambia (CBG) has come up with reports that the bank has not met its minimum capital requirement for 2012; and therefore is required to go on “voluntary liquidation”.
“The Central Bank of the Gambia is pleased to inform the general public that 12 out of the 13 commercial banks operating in The Gambia met the minimum capital requirement of D200 Million,” a release from CBG reads. read more

November 7, 2012

High-level Seychelles delegation and ProgressSoft at Connected World Forum

after nationwide mobile money launch
1000+ mobile lifeline experts gather in Dubai this month read more

October 1, 2012

Malawi: Airtel committed to bring banking services to rural communities

August 27, 2012

Spending Habits of the Rich and Famous: High Net Worth Individuals in Russia, South Africa, and Around The Globe

July 5, 2012

Market Opportunities and Emerging Trends in the Prepaid Card Market in Sub-Saharan Africa

Spread Bet Banking Sector as Cameron Announces Review

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