Muazu

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Jun 11, 2021
Muazu Ibrahim , Research Officer, Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A)
Finance-income inequality nexus: Setting the Context  Calls to reduce income inequality have been well documented. The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 10 targets at reducing inequality within…
Muazu

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May 26, 2021
Muazu Ibrahim , Research Officer, Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A)
Undoubtedly, the development of the financial sector is central to countries in Africa. This is because, well-developed financial sector enhances overall economic growth, reduces poverty and…

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Apr 27, 2021
Tonie Mai King-Andrews , Senior Communications Officer, Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A)
As the world continues to grapple with the Coronavirus crisis, on the heels of Earth Day 2021, we must remember that another crisis also requires our immediate attention and urgent action – the…
estelle

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Mar 29, 2021
Estelle Brack , Economist & Banker, Founder of KiraliT consulting firm
According to Barth (2007[1]), diversity management can be defined as “managing people by valuing their individual differences while integrating these differences”. The private sector increasingly…

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Feb 22, 2021
Abdelkader Benbrahim , Partnership Coordinator, Making Finance Work for Africa
Dear Readers, More than a year since Africa recorded its first confirmed case of the Covid-19 virus in Egypt on 14th February 2020, and there remains uncertainty around the pathways of the pandemic…
sarah weiss

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Jan 17, 2021
Hugues Kamewe Tsafack , Financial Sector Advisor, MFW4A
Sarah Weiss , Financial Sector Development Advisor, GIZ
In Africa, the limited availability of trade finance is a major constraint to the development of Africa’s trade sector and more acutely to intra-African trade. African financial institutions (FIs)…
Maureen

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Dec 15, 2020
Maureen Nneka MBA , Head of the MANSA Initiative, Afreximbank
Rejection rates for trade finance applications for SMEs in Africa are rising, with bank participation in activities decreasing. Conducted over 2011-19, the report titled: “Trade Finance in Africa:…