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IFC Promotes Mobile Financial Services in Cote d’Ivoire to Encourage Inclusive Development

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, May 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and The MasterCard Foundation today convened key financial industry players to build further momentum for mobile financial services in Cote d’Ivoire. The event recognized the market’s enormous potential, especially for increasing access to finance for low income households, small scale businesses and in hard-to-reach areas.
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IFC fait la promotion des services financiers mobiles en Côte d’Ivoire afin de favoriser un développement inclusif

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Kenya’s Newest Payments Innovation: Equity and Google launch Electronic Payments

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South Africa’s mobile money industry remains innovative and diverse

Mobile Money Africa returns to Johannesburg in May read more

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“Mobile money is not just money transfer. To bring real and impactful financial services to the unbanked, one needs a platform that supports the whole ecosystem of mobile money services.”

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IFC Makes First Islamic Finance Investment in Sub-Saharan Africa

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AFCOPB and Bank of Ghana signed partnership agreement for the 1st West Africa Microfinance Conference in Accra

An agreement was signed between the African Centre for Peace Building-AFCOPB and Bank of Ghana to pave way for the successful implementation of the 1st West Africa Microfinance Conference (WAMIC 2013) to be held in Accra from April 24-26, 2013 read more

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Mobile Money Africa returns to Johannesburg as industry remains dynamic

Mobile Money Africa Awards launched to celebrate industry leaders read more

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Zimbabwe’s Central Bank investigation opens a can of worms

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DEMANDE DE COUVERTURE MEDIATIQUE ATELIER DE RESTITUTION

GROUPE DE LA BANQUE AFRICAINE DE DÉVELOPPEMENT AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP
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International Funding for Microfinance Continues to Grow, Reaches at Least US$25 billion in 2011

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REMARKS BY OUMAR SEYDI, IFC DIRECTOR FOR EAST AND SOUTHERN AFRICA

IFC Director for East and Southern Africa Mr. Oumar Seydi addresses journalists in a press briefing, announcing a 60 million USD loan agreement with Coop Bank, as Dr. Gideon Muriuki CEO and Group Managing Director of Co-operative Bank of Kenya looks on. read more

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Togo/Finances : la 2ème semaine de la microfinance célébrée

Les praticiens togolais de la microfinance ont célébré pour la deuxième fois consécutive les 20 et 23 septembre dernier à Lomé, la semaine de la microfinance. read more

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Incofin IM enhances its position as innovative impact investor with new partner Gimv

Gimv and Incofin cvso invest €1 million each in Incofin Investment Management read more

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