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Bank & Finance

Jan 19, 2017
Friday, January 20, marks the commencement of the central bank’s Monetary Policy Committee’s meeting, and by convention, it will, the following Monday, announce whether it will stay the policy rate…
Dec 16, 2016
Cash is no longer king. It’s expensive to produce and manage. It facilitates crime. And it enables tax evasion. By some estimates, cash can cost a country as much as…
Dec 16, 2016
Zambia should delay its planned re-financing of $2.8 billion worth of Eurobonds until financing conditions ease, an International Monetary Fund representative said on Monday. "We would caution the government not…
Dec 16, 2016
Standard Bank has announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Firepay - the team behind South Africa’s largest mobile payments product, SnapScan. Firepay was formed in 2013 to…
Dec 16, 2016
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a leading pan-African multilateral development finance institution and project developer, has this week signed a MoU with Moroccan bank Banque Centrale Populaire (BCP) to increase collaboration…
Dec 16, 2016
Zimbabwe introduced its new currency on Monday to mixed market reaction — broad acceptance by major retailers, informal traders and public transport operators — but without the crucial buy-in of…
Oct 11, 2016
Seven Nigerian banks are undercapitalised to the tune of N1trillion ($3.2billion), according to a stress test conducted by Arqaam Capital, a Dubai-based international investment bank. According to the report, two…
Sep 29, 2016
The demand to do business in Africa has led to a partnership between two big players in the digital online payment space. East African online payment processor, Direct Pay Online…
Sep 28, 2016
CHALLENGE: According to a 2015 KPMG report, banking penetration is as low as 36% in some of the larger African economies. SOLUTION: Digital Transformation can drive adoption of banking services…
Sep 27, 2016
Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African development Bank, who is on a three day visit to Nigeria, said he would go to the pan-African lender's board next month to…
Sep 16, 2016
Zimbabwe will introduce bond notes, a token currency which will circulate within a basket of multiple currencies, at the end of October with $75 million worth of the notes expected…
Sep 14, 2016
A South African bank that provided President Jacob Zuma with a mortgage to settle a Constitutional Court order to repay taxpayers the money spent upgrading his private residence said it…
Sep 12, 2016
STANDARD Bank is gearing up to commence banking operations in Ivory Coast after it secured a banking license. Trading as Stanbic Bank, the Group opened a Representative Office in December…
Sep 10, 2016
Togo-owned Ecobank is set to reap from the decades-long property boom in Kenya from the sale of its office tower in downtown Nairobi. Ecobank Tower Nairobi Disposal of the 19-floor…

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