One year ago, Kenya’s central bank implemented an interest rate cap, but following unintended consequences and strong lobbying by the banks, it seems that the decision will be reversed in the near future.
What is the relationship between a soaring skyline and foreign direct investment? Is it true that the more skyscrapers you have, the more FDI you are likely to attract – or is it just another urban myth?
Ethiopia continues to be one of the fastest growing economies in the world with an expanding consumer base. Despite internal political tensions, the country is attracting an increasing number of foreign investors as well as international banks eager to serve the expansion.
How have Kenya’s new banking regulations affected the industry?
The most sustainable route towards middle-income status is through a rapid increase in trade both by developing existing markets and breaking new ground.
“We are witnessing the birth of an African digital economy and this is just the beginning,” says Wari CEO
Kabirou Mbodje, is the young owner of one of Africa’s fastest growing financial services platform, Wari, headquartered in Dakar, Senegal.
East African banks remain upbeat reflecting the positive economic outlook for the region.
Akinwumi Adesina, president of the AfDB, discusses his priorities for the bank’s future.
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South African banks are embracing biometric technology in order to promote security, but are banks making full use of this development?