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BoG elected Vice Chair of African Financial Inclusion Policy Initiative

Joy Online 28 Jun 2022
The Bank of Ghana (BoG) has been elected as the African Financial Inclusion Policy Initiative (AfPI) Vice Chair ... The Central Bank of Seychelles took over as the Chair of AFI’s African Financial Inclusion Policy Initiative (AfPI) from the Bank of Tanzania.

AfreximBank, Oakwood Green Africa set to launch Trade Road show

B & FT Online 28 Jun 2022
Afreximbank’s Intra-Africa Trade Finance Facilitation and the Intra-Africa Trade Fair (IATF) that brings businesses and financial ... Afreximbank is the foremost pan-African multilateral financial institution devoted to financing and promoting intra and inter-African trade.

Dreamoval expands across the African Continent

B & FT Online 28 Jun 2022
When asked about what was launching next, the Chief Marketing Officer of the company, Charles Kollo, said “you’ll hear about it soon enough, but we are making a play for all emerging African economies where digital payments are including millions of the middle class into the financial system.”.

Can Buy Now, Pay Later (BPNL) Thrive in Africa?

Finance Magnates 28 Jun 2022
Traditionally, Africans depend on a lay-by payment method to pay for goods and services they cannot afford ... Fido, a financial firm that empowers individuals and entrepreneurs to capture financial opportunities in Africa, explained that the African BNPL market still has a long way to go.

Namibia moves to strengthen ties with other African central banks

Xinhua 28 Jun 2022
"The courtesy visits extended collaboration efforts while discussing key price and financial stability issues and economic developments such as inflationary challenges in African economies because of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, potential recession in advanced economies, and ...

Sierra Leone government spending to rise from Le8.71 trillion in 2021 to Le13.2 trillion this ...

Sierra Leone Telegraph 28 Jun 2022
“Thirdly, given the need to ensure fiscal and debt sustainability and to facilitate the implementation of the emerging expenditure priorities, Government engaged development partners, including the World Bank, International Monetary Fund and the African Development Bank, for the provision of additional financial resources.

Insurance Awareness Day: Why it’s best to be insured despite the cost of living crisis

Independent online (SA) 28 Jun 2022
As June 28 marks Insurance Awareness Day, it is an ideal opportunity to remind South Africans that insurance is a non-negotiable, financial lifeline and a get back on your feet solution for when things go wrong ... Many South Africans will point out that the cost of living crisis, including the record high fuel prices, makes insurance unaffordable.

Africa: Advocating for African Solutions to Illicit Financial Flows

All Africa 28 Jun 2022
Civil society actors, journalists, academics, lawyers and other African actors are advocating for African initiatives to fight against illicit financial flows ....

Should I buy these 2 penny stocks with a spare £1,000?

The Motley Fool 28 Jun 2022
I’ve now found two more that I’m considering adding to my portfolio with a spare £1,000 ... I’m also attracted to Pan African Resources (LSE.PAF) for its impressive earnings growth ... It’s yet another indicator that Pan African Resources is in a good financial state ... FREE REPORT ... We believe its financial position is about as solid as anything we’ve seen ... .

Emefiele: Nigeria’s FX Policy Targeted at Preserving Naira Value, Others

This Day 28 Jun 2022
The CBN governor who spoke at the opening of the Regional Course on Exchange Rate Regimes and Policies, organised by the West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM) with participants from Nigeria, The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone in ...

African-born German MPs bring new perspectives to politics

Indian Express 28 Jun 2022
“In finance, for example, many issues are related to global financial stability,” Zorn said, pointing to the debt ratios of African countries. “It’s about providing funds also to improve the prospects of certain African countries and allow development,” he added.

How to get a return on your ‘black tax’

Independent online (SA) 27 Jun 2022
While black tax is often portrayed in a negative light, South Africans who bear the responsibility for extended families can find ways to empower themselves and their families financially through good practical suggestions to build generational wealth, thereby leaving a legacy for the future.

GITFIC calls for more sensitization on PAPSS

Business Ghana 27 Jun 2022
The key players, they suggested would be the PAPSS Council, GITFIC secretariat, WAMI and the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat who would target Traders’ Unions, Industry players, Exporters, Financial Watchers and Analysts ... On improving financial ...

It’s time for the G7 to deliver on Africa

Mail Guardian South Africa 27 Jun 2022
More concerning is that even if this “aid” arrives often, it is counteracted by African countries’ trade deficits and illicit financial flows ... To do this, the G7 must invest in a global financial and trade architecture that enables African countries to produce ...

UTM Offshore, Afreximbank Sign Project Preparation Facility Financing Deal

This Day 27 Jun 2022
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has executed a project preparation facility financing head of terms with UTM Offshore Limited (UTM), the bank said in a statement at the weekend ... African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is a Pan-African multilateral financial institution mandated to finance and promote intra-and extra-African trade.

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