Microfinance News

Zimbabwe: Take Advantage of Women's Bank - First Lady

13.07.2018

 | Source: AllAfrica

First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has urged women here to take advantage of the newly-launched Zimbabwe Women's Microfinance Bank and start income-generating projects.

 

Egyptian Embassy Participates in Launching E-Platform of Japanese Firms Interested in African, Egyptian Markets

10.07.2018

 | Source: AllAfrica

Egyptian Ambassador in Tokyo Ayman Kamal participated in the launch of an e-platform of Japanese companies interested in the Egyptian and African markets.

 

Rwanda: Launch of $ 30 Million Fund to Boost ICT Sector

28.06.2018

 | Source: FinancialAfrik

The Rwandan State has launched a new $ 30 million National Research and Innovation Fund to boost the ICT sector in the country.

 

West Africa: COFINA records 16 billion CFA francs in subscriptions at the close of its first securitisation operation

13.06.2018

 | Source: 35° Nord; All Africa

COFINA, Africa’s leading institution for mesofinance, has raised more than 16 billion CFA francs, an oversubscription of 60% reflecting strong investor interest.

Licence Granted for Zimbabwe Women Microfinance Bank

08.06.2018

 | Source: AllAfrica

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has authorized the operation of the Zimbabwe Women Microfinance Bank Limited under the Ministry of Women's Affairs, Gender and Community Development.

 

2017 Global Findex Report: Africa at a Glance

23.04.2018

Measuring Financial Inclusion and the Fintech Revolution

COFINA launches its first securitization of receivables amounting to 10 billion CFA francs

13.04.2018

 | Source: Financial Afrik

The Compagnie Financière Africaine Group (COFINA), the first African institution of mesofinance, announces its first securitization of receivables on the Regional Stock Exchange, the Common Stock Exchange of the eight countries of the region. Economic and Monetary Union of West Africa (UEMOA).

AFSIC 2018

22.03.2018

Investing in Africa

Rwanda: Commercial Bank of Africa Officially Launches Rwanda Operations

22.03.2018

 | Source: The New Times; All Africa

Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) yesterday officially unveiled its operations in Rwanda.

Ethiopia: DBE Provides First Ever Loan to Financial Institutions

21.03.2018

 | Source: Addis Fortune; All Africa

Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE), the state policy bank, has for the first time financed a quarter of a billion Birr to four private commercial banks and four microfinance institutions.

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