Microfinance News

African Development Bank and MFW4A hold Digital Finance Week

26.09.2016

The first AfDB Digital Finance Week (DFW) took place from September 19-22, 2016 in the CCIA Building in Abidjan.

Kenya: New microfinance bank focusing on SMEs

30.06.2016

It will also offer Insurance Premium Financing products.

Mastercard grants $12 million to Microcred to strengthen financial inclusion

23.06.2016

The program will be implemented in Ivory Coast, Senegal and Madagascar.

Cameroon: AfricInvest to acquire a stake in microfinance institution CCA

05.02.2016

The CCA could become a banking institution.

Oradian Continues to Empower Microfinance Institutions in Nigeria With Instafin

06.01.2016

Growing number of microfinance institutions are joining the Instafin community - Oradian’s award-winning software which is empowering ‪microfinance‬ institutions to advance ‪‎financial inclusion.

Benin: €10m to boost the microfinance sector

31.12.2015

The government wants to help empower young people and women.

Zimbabwe: Central bank urges microfinance institutions to focus on rural areas

11.12.2015

It said MFIs are focusing on urban areas to maximise profit.

Nigeria: AfDB signs loan agreement to develop microfinance bank

27.11.2015

This envelope will boost SMEs' access to finance in the country.

Rwanda: Credit to the private sector up 26.6 per cent

05.10.2015

The Rwandan economy grew by seven per cent in the second quarter of 2015.

Zimbabwe: MFI lending rises despite tight liquidity environment

24.08.2015

Microfinance institutions' lending slightly increased during Q1.

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