African Financial Sector News

Morocco: BMCE bank ready to get into Islamic finance


By the end of the year, the Moroccan parliament will vote on a new bill to regulate Islamic finance and sukuk issues, enabling an increase in the Islamic finance offering.

Tanzania: New Agriculture Bank Seen As Farmers' Salvation


The Central Bank is on the final stages of establishing the Tanzania Agriculture Development Bank, a new institution that should facilitate farmers' access to finance.

S&P downgrades Ghana’s sovereign rating


Rating agency Standard & Poor’s has downgraded Ghana’s sovereign rating to a “B-“ with a stable outlook. This translated into a fall in the country’s dollar bonds but increased yields, Bloomberg reports.

Nigeria: SEC Moves to Deepen, Strengthen Bond Market Regulation


The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is making fresh efforts to deepen and strengthen the monitoring of the Nigerian bond market.

Angola: Millennium Bank launches new mobile banking service


Angola Millennium Bank has launched a new service allowing its customers to access their accounts and perform transactions via the Internet and mobile phone.

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