Financial Crisis News

OPIC lends $20m to Liberian bank to support lending to businesses in key sectors

27.07.2016

The project focuses on various sectors such as construction, services and manufacturing.

Nigeria: Central bank to lend €2.2 billion to non-oil exporters

20.06.2016

It is looking to diversify the country's revenues away from crude.

Feature Publication: Achieving Financial Stability and Growth in Africa

04.05.2016

Edited by Stephany Griffith-Jones, Ricardo Gottschalk

Kenyan president says financial sector is stable

12.04.2016

He praised the central bank's move to protect depositors.

Kenya: 80% of the population's cash held in seven banks

08.04.2016

The central bank governor said other banks are "starved of liquidity".

Zimbabwe: Banks hit by liquidity crisis

07.04.2016

Most banks are now limiting daily cash withdrawals to $500.

Nigerian banks risk bankruptcy over exposure to oil companies, says expert

30.03.2016

Energy companies could face difficulties to repay their loans.

Barclays expected to announce exit from Africa

01.03.2016

Barclays has had operations in Africa for almost a century.

South Africa to borrow $4.5bn on international markets over three years

26.02.2016

Finance minister Pravin Gordhan said the South African economy is 'in crisis'.

Nigeria planning to borrow up to $5 billion

26.01.2016

The country is turning to capital markets as it struggles with the fall in oil prices.

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