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Jan 22, 2019
Dear readers, On behalf of the entire Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) team, we would like to wish you all a happy and prosperous new year 2019. We would like to take this opportunity to…

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Jan 15, 2019
This blog was originally published on the World Bank Blogs website. Newly assigned to Dakar, Senegal, I must, of course, take steps to have water, electricity, internet and a bank account. For the…

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Jan 07, 2019
This blog was originally published on the FinDev Gateway website. Some say regulatory issues, others cite fear of mission drift. But all of these can be overcome. Transformations in the…

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Dec 07, 2018
This blog was orginally published on the World Bank website - Nasikiliza. The G20, World Bank Group, International Monetary Fund, and African Development Bank are partnering in a new way to…
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Nov 24, 2018
The global prudential standards issued by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision represent major efforts to increase the resilience of banking systems around the world and thus reduce the…

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Nov 23, 2018
Private equity funds in Africa are increasingly investing in early-stage businesses in the search for earnings growth. This is partially driven by the rising trend in purchase prices of private…

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Nov 21, 2018
This blog was originally publidhed on the ESI AFRICA website. At a recent conference on funding infrastructure in Africa held in London, the premier destination for conferences about Africa, a…