Focus on Women’s Financial Inclusion and Economic Empowerment Gains Momentum

The agenda on women empowerment and financial inclusion will receive a further boost as leaders from civil society, government, academia and business converge in...

ERA 2017 launched in Addis Ababa with call on Africa to link urban and...

ERA 2017, whose theme is Urbanization and Industrialization for Africa’s Transformation emphasizes that cities require better performing industrialization and industrialization on the other hand...

Commissioner Fatima Haram Acyl chairs high level panel on financing Africa’s Pharmaceutical industry

On the fringe of the African Development Week, the African Union Commission (AUC) and the Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) jointly organized, on 3...

African Personal Financial Investment Plan for Better Future

It’s hard to admit but you don’t get much for your Rand these days. That monthly wage of 500 to 1,000R doesn’t stretch as...

The B2 Group enhances ‘Multi-Bank’ Corporate Treasury automation service for Africa

Good news for companies with African operations. The B2 Group, provider of financial systems integration solutions announced today, its advanced Multi-Bank Integrator™ automated banking platform...

Statement by an IMF Staff Mission on the 2012 Article IV Consultation with Ethiopia

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission visited Addis Ababa May 30-June 13 to conduct discussions for the 2012 Article IV Consultation. The mission met...

Sub-Saharan Africa to gain 6.2% growth in 2014: IMF

Economic activity in sub-Saharan Africa is predicted to remain robust at a 5% growth in 2013 and 6.2% in 2014, said the International Monetary...

Statement at the End of an IMF Staff Visit to Swaziland

A mission of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Mr. Jiro Honda visited the Kingdom of Swaziland during January 13‒21, 2014. The mission...

IOM South Africa Launches Project to Build Communities of Diversity and Peace

IOM, with funding from the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), will this month launch a project aimed...

EALA speaker holds talks with Norwegian minister

The Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), Rt. Hon Abdirahin Abdi today held talks with Norway’s State Secretary/Deputy Minister for International Development...

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