MFW4A- Newsletter of the Making Finance Work for Africa Parntership
Making Finance Work for Africa
Issue 99 Newsletter | 05/2014

Challenges in Implementing Macroprudential Policy in Africa

Like several advanced economies, policymakers in Africa have identified the need to address systemic risks, not through the traditional mix of macroeconomic policies and microprudential measures aimed at individual financial institutions, but through combining policies and measures that target whole financial systems while considering inter-linkages with the macroeconomy. Read More.

26.05.2014 | Tunisia: World Bank invests more than €72 million to boost SME financing
The World Bank has granted a loan of 145 million dinars (€72.6 million) to Tunisia for the financing of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

26.05.2014 | CBN tells financial institutions in Nigeria to promote whistle-blowing
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has asked Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) and other financial institutions in the country to develop whistle-blowing framework in their respective institutions.

26.05.2014 | Kenyan Banks to become more transparent about pricing
Commercial banks in Kenya have started implementing the pilot Annual Percentage Rate (APR) pricing mechanism, which will enable consumers to compare different bank loan costs.

In the Fast Lane: Innovations in Digital Finance
M. Parada, G. Bull | IFC | 2014

Corporate Bond Markets: A Global Perspective Volume 1
R. Tendulkar, G. Hancock | OICV-IOSCO | 2014

EME banking systems and regional financial integration 
Bank for International Settlements (BIS) | 2014

CEO & Senior Leaders Roundtable 2014
29.05.2014 - 30.05.2014 | Istanbul, Turkey

Africa Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) 2014
04.06.2014 - 05.06.2014 | Cologne, Germany

Fin4Ag Conference 2014 
14.07.2014 - 18.07.2014 | Nairobi, Kenya



New Frontiers for African Finance

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Registration Deadline: May 30th, 2014

Visit the New African Partner's Directory

Learn about the key stakeholders who are active in Africa's financial sector.

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
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