African Financial Sector News

Nigeria: Kwara state invests N2 billion to help SMEs access credit

02.09.2014

Nigeria's Kwara state government has signed a two billion Nigerian naira (€9.4 million) agreement with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) access credit.

Kenya: Government to introduce a tax on capital gains

01.09.2014

A tax on capital gains is to come into force in Kenya after the parliament adopted on Wednesday (August 27th) an amendment to the Finance Bill.

SAVCA and EY release first video in "Excellence in Exits" series

29.08.2014

EY and SAVCA presents the first in a six-part video series dedicated to the exits experiences of Southern African private equity fund managers.

Kenya’s new regulatory framework for e-money issuers

29.08.2014

The Kenyan authorities released on August 15th the National Payment Systems Regulations, giving a formal legal framework for mobile money.

Tanzania: Equity Bank launches new mobile banking platform

28.08.2014

Equity Bank has unveiled on Tuesday (August 26th) a new mobile banking platform in Tanzania.

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