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African Capital Markets News

News and developments on African capital markets, including securities, stock exchanges/stock markets, equities, bonds, African private equity/venture capital, and social impact investment.

African Financial Markets Initiative (AFMI)

Launched in 2008, AFMI is an expression of commitment by the African Development Bank (AfDB) to contribute to domestic resource mobilization and bond market development on the continent. To achieve its objectives, AFMI has complementary pillars, namely the African Domestic Bond Fund, and the African Financial Markets Database.

Capital Markets & Securities Authority (CMSA)

The CMSA is a Government Agency established to promote and regulate securities business in Tanzania. It was established under Capital Markets and Securities Act, 1994.

Capital Markets Authority (CMA) - Kenya

CMA is a regulating body charged with the prime responsibility of supervising, licensing and monitoring the activities of market intermediaries, including the stock exchange and the central depository and settlement system and all other persons licensed under the Capital Markets Act.

Capital Markets Authority (CMA) – Uganda

The CMA is a semi-autonomous body responsible for promoting, developing and regulating the capital markets industry in Uganda, with the overall objectives of investor protection and market efficiency. CMA is governed by a Board of Directors comprising a Chairperson and representatives from the private and public sector.

Efficient Securities Markets Institutional Development Program Africa (ESMID)

ESMID Africa is a joint IFC and World Bank program funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) to develop well functioning securities markets to finance priority sectors such as infrastructure, housing and microfinance.

Securities and Exchange Commission of Zimbabwe (SECZ)

SECZ was established through the enactment of the Securities Act (Chapter 24:25). Its mission is to provide an optimal regulatory environment for the protection of investors and the sustainable development of capital markets for national economic growth.

Securities and Exchange Commission, Nigeria (SEC Nigeria)

The SEC Nigeria the apex regulatory institution of the Nigerian capital market supervised by the Federal Ministry of Finance.