mercredi, novembre 14, 2018


Banks & Insurance

40% increase in Ecobank Ghana profits as at 30 September

Ecobank Ghana's pre-tax profit rose 40.68% to 353.3 million GH ¢ (about $ 73 million) in the first nine months of the year, according...

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...

Côte d’Ivoire: Saf Cacao liabilities reduce banks’ appetite

And if the short sentence of President Alassane Ouattara on Saf Cacao, pronounced on September 25, on the sidelines of the forum of the...

Pan-African Risk Management Mutual (ARC) salutes ADRF

The Pan African Mutual Risk Management Organization (ARC) has welcomed the approval of the African Disaster Risk Financing Program (ADRF) by the African Development...

Dakar, capital of crowfunding in Africa

The Association Financement Participatif Afrique et Mediterranee (FPAM) organizes an important forum on crowdfunding and participative financing on November 15, 2018 in Dakar. This meeting...

Morocco raises microcredit ceiling

In Morocco, microcredit organizations can now grant up to 150,000 dirhams (15,000 euros) loan against 50,000 dirhams (5,000 euros) previously. This measure described in the...

Bank of Africa Mali’s GNP contraction

With a 6% growth in revenue to CFAF 4 659 million (7.11 million euros) in the first half of 2018, Bank Of Africa Mali...

Banks in the Maghreb zone in Conclave in Tunis

On the menu of this summit of the Union of Maghreb Banks (UBM) scheduled for 7 and 8 November in Tunis, topics on the...

The challenges of Mohamed Karim Mounir at the head of the BCP (Morocco)

Meeting on November 1, the Board of Directors of Banque Centrale Populaire endorsed the appointment of Mohamed Karim Mounir as CEO. The new CEO was...

Insurance in Cameroon: Chanas loses his leadership

Solid leader of insurance IARDT in Cameroon for decades, Chanas Assurances SA is no longer in charge. In the last note published on October...

Doing Business: World Bank praises sub-Saharan Africa

The Doing Business Report of the World Bank has just been released on October 31, 2018. The ranking, which was criticized last year by...

Morocco: “Tawfir Sakane”, the new insurance product for people with irregular income

The Caisse de Dépôt et de Gestion (CDG) and Poste Maroc announced this Wednesday, October 31, on the sidelines of World Savings Day, the...

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...

Towards the launch of the first green bank in Africa

The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) and the Green Climate Fund intend to launch a green bank called Climate Finance Facilty (CFF). The financial...