Latest News Bank & Insurance


01/06/2023 at 18h15, by Africa Business+

Ecobank launches virtual trade space

According to Africa Business+, the Lomé-based banking group is inaugurating a platform to facilitate...


01/06/2023 at 17h43, by Africa Business+

NMB returns to IFC for $100m advance

The Tanzanian bank, partly owned by investment company Arise BV, needs funds to revive itself in the...

Commercial banking

30/05/2023 at 14h42, by Africa Business+

Access Bank UK Paris Branch to become full subsidiary

Further information with Africa Business+.


25/05/2023 at 17h58, by Africa Business+

Insurtech OKO in talks with Cargill, Mars, Mondelez and Barry Callebaut in Côte d’Ivoire 

OKO accelerates its development in the country, targeting 30,000 policyholders by the end of 2025.


25/05/2023 at 16h55, by Africa Business+

Ethiopia’s Dashen Bank seeks international funding from FMO 

Dashen Bank is on the verge of receiving dollar funding, a package that will benefit local farmers,...


23/05/2023 at 19h47, by Africa Business+

Continental Reinsurance: Sanlam to sell all its shares to ACA

Nigerian investor African Capital Alliance (ACA) is set to become the sole owner of pan-African reinsurer...


23/05/2023 at 19h30, by Christelle Marot

AfDB’s AG3F fund aims to mobilise $100m by 2025

The African Green Finance Facility fund, managed by Audrey-Cynthia Yamadjako, has just awarded its first...


19/05/2023 at 15h15, by Christelle Marot

IFC ready to lend $47.5m for Baobab microfinance expansion

The French microfinance group Baobab, led since 2019 by Philip Sigwart, will receive a senior loan facility...


16/05/2023 at 14h47, by Africa Business+

Axian’s Sanko seeks “external growth opportunities in insurance”

An unsuccessful candidate in the 2020 takeover of Ascoma Assureurs Conseil, which ended up in the hands...

Development Bank

11/05/2023 at 17h30, by Africa Business+

IFC names new heads of subsidiaries on continent

The private sector financing company has made several changes in the management of its African branches.

Bank & Insurance

10/05/2023 at 21h22, by Africa Business+

Bank of Africa receives €50m from EBRD

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is expected to approve on 14 June a credit...

Bank & Insurance

02/05/2023 at 17h26, by Aurelie Benoit

Côte d’Ivoire: Patricia Poku-Diaby teams up with Bintou Bayo for a foray into mesofinance 

After making a name for herself in the cocoa sector, the Ivorian businesswoman has partnered with former...

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