Tagged in: West Africa


Focus on Ghana

The financial industry in West Africa, particularly in Nigeria and Ghana, can sleep a lot more easily now than it has been able to do for at least the past four years.

Mobilising domestic resources is key for development

Iearly 2015, I and several other Senegalese women business owners came together to address a gap we had seen – that of mobilising significant domestic resources to address Africa’s development needs.…

Senegal creates digital currency history

The rest of West Africa is often overlooked but it is worth considering, not least because of the growing cross-border scope of the region’s biggest banks.…

ANALYSIS: Another twist in the Simandou saga

After years of legal wrangling, seismic corruption scandals and a military coup, Rio Tinto has decided to abandon its plans to develop the Simandou iron ore mine in Guinea.