MFW4A- Newsletter of the Making Finance Work for Africa Parntership
Making Finance Work for Africa
Issue 90 Newsletter | 01/2014

Credit Bureau Association of Nigeria

Could you briefly introduce CBAN?

Perhaps, the single most articulate phrase that best describes CBAN is the Vision of the Association "Credit information for Wealth Creation". The Credit Bureau Association of Nigeria was set up by the three licensed credit bureaus in Nigeria (CRC Credit Bureau Ltd, CR Services Credit Bureau Plc, and XDS Credit Bureau Ltd) to promote the development and use of credit reporting in Nigeria. Read More.

20.01.2014 | Rwanda: Government places SMEs' access to finance as top priority in 2014
The government of Rwanda has announced its plan to focus on improving access to finance for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in 2014.

20.01.2014 | Senegal: Government to help housing bank "play its role"
The Senegalese government has announced its intention to contribute to strengthening the capital of the Banque de l'Habitat du Senegal (Senegal's Housing Bank - BHS) to improve access to property in the country and promote the national construction companies, as well as job creation.

17.01.2014 | MasterCard and Ecobank Group partner to offer electronic payments in 28 African countries
Ecobank and MasterCard have signed a multi-country agreement on Wednesday (January 15th) which will see the bank's customers access MasterCard's payment solutions in a further 23 countries.

A New Financial Access Frontier: A Framework for Disability Inclusion
J. Goldstein | Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion | 2014

Remittances in Africa
The World Bank Group, The European Commission | 2013

World Payments Report 2013
Capgemini, The Royal Bank of Scotland | 2013

International Conference on Insurance and Reinsurance of Agricultural Risks
29.01.2014 - 30.01.2014 | Marrakech, Morocco

Private Equity in Southern Africa 2014
11.02.2014 | Stellenbosch, South Africa

4th MobileMoneyExpo & Kalahari Awards
12.02.2014 - 13.02.2014 | Lagos, Nigeria

Our Support to the Development of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses in WAEMU 

The report presents the activities conducted by the MFW4A Partnership Secretariat with reference to the establishment of a Formal Network of SME Support Agencies in the WAEMU. 

Access the Stakeholder Engagement Web Portal for further information on MFW4A's engagement activities with African financial sector stakeholders.

Watch the 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.

Visit the MFW4A online Donor Projects Database (DPD).

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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