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May 26, 2020
Gilbert Anyetei , Alternative Investment Associate, RisCura
South Africa has a relatively high insurance penetration rate when compared to its emerging market counterparts and in relation to the sizes of their economies. This emerged following the release of…
Amad

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May 04, 2020
Amadeus Bringmann , Analyst , TCX
How synthetic local currency bonds can transfer FX risk efficiently Executive Summary: This article discusses a novel structure, which allows to transfer currency risk from African borrowers to the…
Mat

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Apr 21, 2020
Mathieu Saadati , founder of Fitracor
De-risking is the decision to terminate a business relationship when the customer risk is considered more sensitive. This term is frequently used to refer to the withdrawal of international banks…
Stephan Wolf

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Sep 10, 2019
Stephan Wolf , CEO
In the first blog for Making Finance Work for Africa, Stephan Wolf, CEO of the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) discusses how African economies could benefit from adopting the…
Arnaud Floris

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Sep 02, 2019
Arnaud Floris , Financial Sector Advisor, Making Finance Work for Africa
According to the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa (ICA)[1] 2017 annual report, Africa’s annual infrastructure financing need is estimated at between USD 130 and USD 170  billion, with a deficit…

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Jul 12, 2019
Maram Ahmed , Visiting Fellow, SOAS (London)
Infrastructure is one of the most important drivers of economic growth and reaps numerous socioeconomic benefits. In 2018, a report published by the Boston Consulting Group and Africa Finance…