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03/01/2023 at 17h00, by Africa Business+

Bank of Alexandria secures European Investment Bank backing

This is the second advance from the development institution in five years. 

Commercial banking

05/12/2022 at 22h41, by Pierre-Olivier Rouaud

EIB provides €20m support for young Mauritanian investment Bank of Zein El Abidine

Set up by the head of the Mauritanian business community, this commercial bank operates in the Islamic...

Commercial banking

29/11/2022 at 20h07, by Africa Business+

Vincent Istasse appointed head of Bank of Africa Ghana

With more than 30 years of experience in the sector, the banker, based in Abidjan, has been called to...

Commercial banking

29/11/2022 at 17h27, by Africa Business+

Commercial banking

04/11/2022 at 18h06, by Pierre-Olivier Rouaud

Nigeria : AfDB strengthens First City Monument Bank’s SME outreach

The pan-African financial institution is providing a $50 million line of credit, part of which will be...

Commercial banking

31/10/2022 at 17h43, by Africa Business+

Nigeria : IFC grants $10 m to strengthen Providus Bank’s short-term signature

The small, fast-growing Nigerian bank, which recently exited the OTC market, will benefit from a $10...

Commercial banking

18/10/2022 at 08h13, by Africa Business+

Simon Tiemtoré’s Lilium Capital to take control of Oragroup

According to Africa Business+ sources, the American-Burkinabè financier and lawyer, head of the Vista...


14/09/2022 at 07h46, by Africa Business+

Natixis and the African Development Bank set to finalise new union

The French institution, which is part of the BPCE group, is working on a new operation with the pan-African...


14/09/2022 at 07h44, by Africa Business+

Tunisia : Crédit Mutuel group’s shares in Astrée Assurances reclassified

The percentage of voting rights remains unchanged at 30%.

Commercial banking

26/08/2022 at 17h16, by Africa Business+

Benjelloun frustrated by Al Baraka’s refusal to bail out Moroccan BTI Bank

Five years after becoming an equal partner with Bank of Africa in Bank Al-Tamweel Wa Al-Inma (BTI Bank),...

Commercial banking

18/01/2022 at 15h43, by Africa Business+

AFD to commit €40 million to EURIZ guarantee by early 2022

The bank guarantee program for loans to SMEs, conducted with the support of the European Union, is half...

Commercial banking

16/12/2021 at 15h46, by Africa Business+

Afriland First Bank Cameroon opts for consistency with Célestin Guela Simo

The Cameroonian was appointed general manager of the country’s first bank on 15 December and will take...

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