News 189 Banking sector

News Selection of articles – 19 August 2021

North Africa

West Africa

East Africa

Central Africa

South Africa

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North Africa:


Tunisie: Le Groupe Elloumi entame une nouvelle expérience dans le domaine bancaire


Maroc: Wafa Life Insurance to Complete First Deal in Egypt

West Africa


Togo : l’une des plus grosses banques publiques vendue à un investisseur burkinabè


Ghana: Monnaie numérique : le Ghana prend une avance sur ses pairs africains


Nigeria: Explosion in electronic payments powers start-up boom in Nigeria

Central Africa


Les 30 banques africaines à fort impact régional


Rwanda: The Mauritius Commercial Bank Limited signs a USD 20M term loan facility with Bank of Kigali Plc to support its strategic growth objectives

East Africa


East Africa: Equity Bank Posts Record $164m Half-Year Profit


Kenya: Absa Kenya Launches Whatsapp Banking:


Somalia: Somalia re-launches payments system after three decades of absence:

South Africa


The biggest risks to South Africa right now – including more lockdowns


Major changes planned for grants in South Africa

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Bank One: Supporting Mauritius’ Efforts to Emerge as a Private Wealth Hub for Africa