SME Finance & Leasing News

Nigeria: Banks Kick-Start Agric SMEs Equity Fund With N26 Billion

Commercial banks in the country have raised a total of N26 billion as part of their commitment to finances agro-based small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs).

Namibia: Schlettwein Wants SME Bank Closed

Namibian finance minister Calle Schlettwein has rejected a proposal to bail out the desperate SME Bank with up to N$300 million, despite the wish of the central bank governor to recapitalise the bank.

Rwanda: Bank of Kigali's Interest-Free Credit Scheme to Benefit Eight Businesses

Bank of Kigali selected 8 businesses out of 350 applications in order to provide them interest-free loans to stimulate their growth.

Zimbabwe: $90m Package for SMEs Unveiled

This comes as Government enhances efforts to stimulate economic growth through small to medium enterprises.

Afreximbank Ties Factoring’s Growth in Africa to Strengthened Legislation

African countries must implement strong legislation to foster the growth of factoring in order to enhance access of the continent’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

Egyptian banks still threatened by currency risk says Fitch

Egyptian banks are still struggling to meet minimum regulatory capital requirements of 11.25 percent due to floating of the Egyptian pounds

Ghana: FMO, BIO arrange $54 million credit for SMEs

The syndicated facility will increase access to finance for local SMEs

Agric Bank launches first mobile banking solution in Mali

"BNDA Mobile" is the first mobile solution in Mali that allows customers to carry out mobile banking operations.

European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed two long-term credit facilities with Equity Holdings Group and Housing Finance

This is to support the growth of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Tanzania, DRC, Uganda and Kenya.

IFC invests $30 million into payment infrastructure across MENA

The investment will allow MSMEs to access card-based payments and develop digital data records.

Displaying results 1 to 10 out of 474
<< First < Previous 1-10 11-20 21-30 31-40 41-50 51-60 61-70 Next > Last >>