Togo: The Orabank Group opens a trading room in Lomé

The Orabank Group wishes to be a key player in the UEMOA money market and to play a leading role in boosting the secondary...

Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB) to bolster African expansion

MCB is affirming its growing African ambitions The Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB) (http://www.mcb.mu) is affirming its growing African ambitions through its participation as one of...

IMF Executive Board Completes Seventh PSI Review for Senegal

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed today the seventh review of Senegal’s economic performance under the program supported by the...

5 Tips to Successfully Save For Your Future

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World Bank Group Announces US$100 Million in Crisis Response for the Central African Republic

The World Bank Group announced today that it will mobilize US$100 million in emergency development funds to help restore key government services and provide...

IMF Staff Completes Review Mission to Côte d’Ivoire

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Mr. Dan Ghura visited Abidjan from March 22 to April 6, 2017 to begin discussions on...

Africa’s New Engine: Middle-class consumers to drive prosperity

One of the noticeable things across Africa these days is how many people have cell phones—71 percent of adults in Nigeria, for example, 62...

Safaricom banks on SMS to beat Uber taxi app

Kenyans can book a taxi using a short message starting next month. This will be made possible by an app developed by Safaricom...

IMF Executive Board Approves New US$ 312.1 Million Arrangement Under the Extended Credit Facility...

Chad’s macroeconomic and financial performances have deteriorated significantly over the past two years. Board’s decision enables immediate disbursement of US$48.8 million for Chad. The arrangement will...

Visa announces e-Commerce partnership with OSN

Cardholders to get amazing offers on OSN packages Visa today announced a new e-Commerce partnership with OSN, the leading pay-TV network in the Middle East...

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