MFW4A- Newsletter of the Making Finance Work for Africa Parntership
Making Finance Work for Africa
Issue 95 Newsletter | 03/2014

Open Letter to Those Thinking of Applying for a New Banking License in Africa

Dear prospective banker,

You have the luxury of building the first bank of the 21st century in Africa. No doubt you are thinking hard about how differently one would build a bank today than one would have done only twenty years ago. We hope your intention is to build a bank that serves everyone: the mass market and the poor, because they are the same thing. If so, may we suggest ten points we think you ought to consider. Read More.

31.03.2014 | Algiers Stock Exchange signed a cooperation agreement with Euronext Paris
Algiers Stock Exchange and Euronext Paris announced on 25 March the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a view to enhancing cooperation between their markets.   


31.03.2014 | Kenya: Bankers association maintains 31 March deadline for migration to chip-based cards
The Kenya Bankers Assoication (KBA) says it will not extend the 31 March deadline for the migration of payment cards from magnetic strip to the Europay MasterCard Vida (EMV) platform. 


28.03.2014 | DRC: A bill to liberalise the insurance sector presented to the Senate
A bill to liberalise the insurance sector was presented on Wednesday (26 March) to the Senate of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Casablanca Insurance Meeting
16.04.2014 - 17.04.2014 | Casablanca, Morocco

Ghana Agribusiness Investment Summit 2014
29.04.2014 | Accra, Ghana

Fin4Ag Conference 2014
14.07.2014 - 18.07.2014 | Nairobi, Kenya


MFW4A Partnership Forum - New Frontiers in African Finance
June 10-12, 2014, Dakar Senegal

Registration deadline April 30, 2014

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.

Visit the MFW4A online Donor Projects Database (DPD).

The Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) Secretariat
African Development Bank
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Avenue Jean-Paul II, 01 B.P 1387
Abidjan 01 - Côte d'Ivoire


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