Uganda: Proposed laws to boost investing by pensioners

The liberalisation of Uganda’s pension sector, expected in 2012, is set to boost activity at the Uganda Securities Exchange, according to capital market officials. Capital...

ADF Grants U.S.$ 15.6 Million to African Virtual University (AfDB)

The African Development Bank Group's board of directors has approved a USD15.6 million grant from its concessionary lending arm, the African Development Fund (ADF)...

African Banks Turn to IBM to Support New Wave of Innovation

IBM IBM -0.04% has announced details of five strategic agreements in the Kenyan financial services sector as banks across Africa turn to advanced technologies to support rapid...

South Africa: Reserve Bank gets new deputy governor

Pretoria - President Jacob Zuma has appointed Francois Groepe as Deputy Governor of the South African Reserve Bank. Francois Groepe - New Deputy Governor of...

South Africa: Fin24.com Launches Virtual Trading Dashboard

South Africans, apprehensive about investing in the stock market have been given an early Christmas present by premier online financial website, Fin24.com. The introduction...

Ecobank wins 9 African country awards in The Banker’s 2011 Awards

The Banker magazine named Ecobank affiliates as “the Bank of the Year 2011” in nine African countries: Burundi, Burkina Faso, the Central African Republic,...

NFEC’s Financial Literacy Campaign Enters Second Phase in Kenya

The National Financial Educators Council (NFEC) partnered with NurtureSmart to launch a financial literacy campaign in Kenya and surrounding African Countries. This campaign is...

Head of Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa visits Niger

H.E. Mr. Abdelaziz KHELEF, Director General of the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), will arrive Monday, the 19th of December 2011,...

Italy-Tunisia: 73 million in credit for Tunisian SMEs

Ambassador of Italy to Tunisia Pietro Benassi and Tunisian Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Khemaies Jhinaoui signed a protocol agreement today in Tunis...

IMF Approves Extended Credit Facility for Mali Worth US$ 9.3 Million

IMF Executive Board Completes Seventh and Final Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Mali and Approves US$ 9.3 Million Disbursement MALI-The Executive Board...

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