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Proparco and FMO, respectively the French and Dutch Development Finance Institutions, signed a USD 30 million loan to Banque Populaire du Rwanda (BPR), with both providing USD 15 million each. Proparco...

Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al-Thani, Founder and Chairperson of Teach For Qatar, and Mr. Ali Ahmed Al-Kuwari, Chief Executive Officer of Qatar National Bank (QNB). ...

Charles Daboiko, managing director of Ecobank Côte d’Ivoire. Opened on 27 September 2017, the Ecobank Ivory Coast IPO (Initial Public Offering) was completed in one day. Originally scheduled from...

First Atlantic Bank (FAB) announced today that ti has finalized an agreement with Advanced Finance and Investment Group (AFIG Funds), manager of AFIG Fund II (“Fund II” or the “Fund”),...

Othman Benjelloun, chairman of BMCE Bank Of Africa ...

Yacouba Saré, CEO of Coris Bourse. Mandated by the Burkinabe state, the SGI Coris Bourse has signed a coup d’éclat. In a wait-and-see financial market, the intermediary was able to create an...

H.E. Dr. Sidi Ould TAH (right), Director General of BADEA with the President of BDEAC, H.E. Mr. Fortunato-OFA MBO NCHAMA. ...

2017 CEO Awards 6: GMD/CEO, UBA Plc, Mr. Kennedy Uzoka; Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu; Group Chairman, UBA Plc, Mr. Tony Elumelu; Governor of Adamawa State, His Excellency Bindow Jibrilla. The...

NJ Ayuk, CEO of Centurion Law Group   The book "Big Barrels: African Oil and Gas and the Quest for Prosperity" written by Nj Ayuk and João Marques is the big sensation of the African summer of...

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a US$ 15 million investment in Shore Capital Fund III, a multinational Private Equity Fund which promotes financial inclusion...

A takeover bid is above all the most appropriate way to save a listed asset (horse racing, bank, company) from depreciation. The OPA generally intervenes when the management, caught in a whirlwind of...

The VC funding raised by African tech startups in 2016 totalled US$ 366.8 million, compared to US$ 276.5 million in 2015, a +33% growth YoY. To put some perspective, if we compare to year 2012,  the...

Egypt successfully taps its landmark London-listed $4bn multi-tranche bond for an additional $3bn New notes start trading today on London Stock Exchange. Issue is three times oversubscribed, reaching...

Ecobank Nigeria limited has entered an advanced stage of its digital transformation agenda which is aimed at enabling its customers depend more on its digital platforms to do their daily banking activities,...