Release of the IMF Departmental Paper on Scaling up Access to Finance for Small...

Discussions will focus on how small and medium-sized enterprise financial inclusion is at the core of the economic diversification, growth, and job creation challenges...

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) Arrangement with...

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Jumo Wins Third Annual Mastercard Foundation Clients at the Centre Prize

The Mastercard Foundation today presented its third annual Clients at the Centre Prize to Jumo. The US$150,000 prize recognizes the innovative work of the...

Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) highlighted the role of...

Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) highlighted the role of small-and-medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as engine of growth and sustainable development...

“The status quo must change.” – Adesina tells FinDev Canada conference in Montreal

Launched six months ago, FinDev’s mandate is to support the growth and sustainability of businesses in developing markets “No country can possibly move forward in...

Equatorial Guinea Implements the International Monetary Fund’s Enhanced General Data Dissemination System

Making this information easily accessible in both human and machine-readable formats will allow all users to have simultaneous access to timely data and will...

Eskom signs loan agreement with Chinese bank

Pretoria - Eskom has signed a US$1.5 billion loan agreement with the China Development Bank (CDB). The approximately R19.6 billion facility will form part of...

East Africa: Technology and Innovation Ease the Burden of Tax Compliance

The use of technology, by business and government, in tax compliance is driving continued simplification and reduction in the burden of tax compliance on...

African Development Bank takes landmark lead on formation of Africa Financial Alliance for Climate...

The international community has pledged to mobilize $100 billion in climate finance per annum by 2020 to support adaptation and mitigation projects in developing...

Looking Ahead to Chart Today’s Course: The Future of Work in sub-Saharan Africa

Opening Remarks by Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund Introduction Thank you, Minister Gyan-Baffour, for that kind introduction. I would like to extend my sincere gratitude...

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