African Financial Sector News
Mobile phone technology can help bring financial services to the 80 per cent of African women who do not have a bank account.
The Zimbabwean government has revealed it is working with the World Bank to formalise the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) sector.
The Tanzanian government has commended Covenant Bank for its commitment to support dairy farmers in the country.
An increase in e-payments would mean better access to finance for the whole population, as many Nigerians currently can’t access any payment means.
The Regional Council for Public Saving and Financial Markets (CREPMF), which regulates and controls the regional financial markets of the West African Monetary Union (WAMU), in collaboration with the Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) Partnership, organised a roundtable of technical and financial partners on the development of the strategic plan of the regional financial markets in the WAEMU.