Financial Capability News

Rwanda raises awareness of the benefits of savings

09.11.2016

The Finance Mministry and the Bank of Rwanda have launched the 2016 Savings Week.

Microfinance Capacity Building Fund (MCBF)

24.10.2016

Promoting transparency and innovation to scale-up and deepen microfinance outreach in Africa

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.

Working Paper Series

27.07.2016

Financial sector development research for policymakers and practitioners

Public and private institutions and development partners come together to discuss financial sector development in African states facing fragile situations

11.07.2016

The First Regional Conference on Financial Sector Development in African States Facing Fragile Situations ended on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 with a major takeaway: Financial markets can play a key role in tackling fragility and building resilience in Africa.

Zambia narrows financial inclusion gender gap

04.02.2016

In 2015, the financial inclusion gender gap was 3.8 per cent compared to 6.9 per cent in 2009.

ICD to launch Islamic finance academy in West Africa

28.01.2016

It will develop research activities and provide degree courses.

Rwanda's financial inclusion target could be hampered by financial illiteracy, say experts

19.01.2016

The country wants to reach 80 per cent financial inclusion by 2017.

Expert opinion: In DRC, fighting poverty should include more banking services

23.06.2015

In this interview, consultant Christian Kazumba explains how adequate banking services and trust between economic actors and banks can help economic development.

The BRVM launches SMS market news service in Ivory Coast

18.05.2015

This initiative is intended to promote the spread of equity culture in the region.

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