IMF Executive Board Completes Fourth PSI Review for Uganda and Concludes 2015 Article IV...

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund today completed the fourth review of Uganda’s economic performance under the program supported by the Policy...

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...

African Financial & Economic Data (AFED) announces the release of 4 new Data Feeds

To complement its comprehensive online platform of over 26.5 million data records and covering all 54 African economies, AFED now offers a range of...

IMF Executive Board Concludes the 2013 Article IV Consultation with Sierra Leone

On October 21, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Sierra Leone,1 and approved a...

The African Development Bank turns a corner in its relations with Civil Society

The African Development Bank  will be hosting a Forum for Civil Society engagement in conjunction with its 2012 Annual Meetings in Arusha, Tanzania.  About...

World Bank and China Scale Up Support for Africa

The World Bank Group is strengthening its partnership with China in support of African development through two major initiatives launched during the second “Investing...

IFC leads Basel III recapitalization to support FirstRand’s expansion in Africa

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced an investment of $172.5 million in FirstRand Bank Limited. The transaction represents the first...

Africa calls for its fair share of climate finance

African leaders in Durban today said it was time Africa got is fair share of global climate finance. They strongly reiterated that, while Africa...

IFC expands support to capital markets, access to finance and telecommunications in Rwanda

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today reaffirmed its commitment to supporting the private sector in Rwanda. At a ceremony in Kigali...

East Africa: Banking At Your Doorstep, Thanks to ICT

KCB Group is one of the financial institutions making use of technology to expand in the region. Thanks to technological solutions, customers can now access...

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