MFW4A- Newsletter of the Making Finance Work for Africa Parntership
Making Finance Work for Africa
Issue 163 Newsletter | 06/2017

Pension funds can play a pivotal role in African aspirations for 2063
by Gerald Gondo, Business Development Executive, RisCura Africa

If one considers the negative return profiles of a number of the African equity indices over the last two years, it would not be surprising if investors questioned the much-vaunted tag-lines of "Africa rising" and "demographic dividend". Read More.

Understanding investment and financial flows in Africa
by Kudzai Goremusandu, Financial Consultant, Africa leadership Insights Institute

According to the African Economic report 2016, Africa attracted an estimated $208,3 billion of external finance - foreign investment, trade, aid, remittances and other sources in 2015, the figure was 1,8% lower than the previous year. Read More.

In Focus

Save the date! MFW4A-EIB Webinar - 29 June 2017

Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) are pleased to present a webinar themed, Unlocking the potential of capital market in sub-Saharan Africa, on 29 June 2017, at 1PM GMT. Register now!

SAVE the date! MFW4A-CAHF Webinar Series on Housing Finance - 13 July 2017

WEBINAR 1 - Residential Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) in Affordable Housing
13 July 2017 | 1:00pm GMT


MFW4A and the Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa (CAHF) are pleased to launch a series of webinars on housing finance in Africa, starting on 13 July 2017. Join us to hear fresh and experience-led perspectives from experts who are playing a pivotal role in driving knowledge and understanding in the affordable housing market. Read More.

Fund for Rural Prosperity - 2017 Competition Now Open
by The MasterCard Foundation

The MasterCard Foundation Fund for Rural Prosperity, a $50 million challenge fund, launched a new competition on 20 June 2017 to find and support providers of innovative and scalable financial products and services that improve the lives of poor people in rural areas of Africa. Read More.

The 14th Overview Course of Financial Sector Issues
19.06.2017 - 23.06.2017 | Washington D.C., USA

7th Annual Africa Insurance & Reinsurance Conference
21.06.2017 - 22.06.2017 | Nairobi, Kenya

30th IUHF World Congress
25.06.2017 - 27.06.2017 | Washington D.C., Kenya

Impact Investing in Emerging Markets - Capital Allocation for Sustainable Development
26.06.2017 | Oxford, UK

Islamic finance webinar series

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