MFW4A- Newsletter of the Making Finance Work for Africa Parntership
Making Finance Work for Africa
Issue 72 Newsletter | 04/2013

Dear Reader, 

I am very pleased to announce the launch of the Stakeholder Engagement Web Portal (, which is very much in line with our mission statement “building networks and knowledge hubs, to promote financial sector development in Africa“. This Web Portal is a simplified, web-based doorway to our stakeholder engagement’s activities and helps achieve our ambition to interact with public and private financial sector stakeholders across Africa. Read More.

08.04.2013 | Banks reopening in the Central African Republic 
Central African Republic inhabitants should soon regain access to banks.    

08.04.2013 | Mobile banking is taking off in Chad 
Airtel launched Airtel Money and Tigo followed with Tigo Cash. Chad now has two main mobile banking operators. 

05.04.2013 | CIC double profits in Kenya 
CIC Insurance Group, a co-operative micro-insurer with 1.3 million clients, posted a 110 per cent increase in pre-tax profits in 2012 to 1.65 billion Kenyan Shillings (around $20million).

Trends in Sharia-Compliant Financial Inclusion 
M. El-Zoghbi, M.Tarazi | CGAP | 2013

State of the Industry 2012: Results from the 2012 Global Mobile Money Adoption Survey
C. Pénicaud | GSMA | 2013

New Sales and Distribution Models in Mobile Financial Services
J. Kendall, G. Wright, M. Almazan | Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation | 2013

BCEAO/MFW4A/AfDB Dissemination Workshop of the French Publication "Financing Africa: Through the Crisis and Beyond" and Senegal Financial Sector Dialogue.

MFW4A, in collaboration with AfDB and BCEAO is organizing a regional dissemination workshop of the french publication "Financing Africa: Through the Crisis and Beyond", and a Senegal Financial Sector Dialogue on April 15 and 16, 2013, in Dakar,  Senegal.

Watch the new MFW4A animated presentation. 

Access the Landscaping Microinsurance in Africa Map which provides up-to-date data on microinsurance providers, products, distribution channels, and market trends.

Access here the African Financial Sector Development Stakeholder Profile Catalogue which features factsheets of strategic African stakeholders and key shapers of FSD across the continent.

Visit the MFW4A online Donor Projects Database (DPD).

Financing Africa: Through the Crisis and Beyond

"Financing Africa" is a landmark study on the financial sector in Africa.

Discover what the international press reports on Africa's financial sectors in our weekly Press Digest - now publicly available on the MFW4A website!

The Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) Secretariat
African Development Bank
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Abidjan 01 - Côte d'Ivoire


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