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FADAMA Microfinance Bank Set to Commence Operations

October 16, 2021

All is now set for commencement of operations at the Ibom FADAMA Microfinance Bank located in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, the Board Chairman, Umo Eno has said. The chairman made...... Continue Reading >

EBRD loans €6.2m to Compagnie Générale des Industries Alimentaires to promote Tunisia’s olive-oil sector

October 16, 2021

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting olive-oil production in Tunisia with a €6.2 million loan to Compagnie Générale des Industries...... Continue Reading >

Tunisian banks’ improved profits hide increased risks (Fitch Ratings)

October 11, 2021

TAP) - The Tunisian banks' improved profitability in the first half of 2021 (1H21) hides several impending risks, Fitch Ratings said on Thursday. The sector's recovery could...... Continue Reading >

President of the Republic receives BCT report for 2020

October 10, 2021

TAP) - Governor of the Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) Marouane Abassi, on Thursday, handed to President Kais Saied the report of the BCT for the year 2020. The Head of State discussed...... Continue Reading >

AfDB to Equip 40m Farmers with Modern, Climate Resilient Technologies by 2026

October 6, 2021

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced plans to reach over 40 million farmers with modern and climate resilient technologies in the next five years. According to the multilateral...... Continue Reading >

Gains in GTCO, Zenith Bank, Others Lift Stock Market by N247bn

October 6, 2021

The stock market of the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) yesterday ended trading activities for the second day of the week on a positive note achieving a gain of N247billion in market...... Continue Reading >

Access Bank: Strengthening for the Future

October 4, 2021

Financial institutions have been the cynosure of all eyes since the outbreak of the COVID-19 which ravaged the global economy. As the pandemic continues to rage, analysts believe that...... Continue Reading >

BCT to host 1st Annual Conference on Development Economics in MENA

September 30, 2021

TAP) - 'The Central Bank of Tunisia (BCT) will host the 1st Annual Conference on Development Economics in MENA on December 1-2 under the theme: 'Macroeconomic Policies: Innovation...... Continue Reading >

How Sterling Bank is Supporting Trade, Transportation

September 30, 2021

Oluchi Chibuzo examines Sterling Bank’s business decision to provide financial products and services that would have significant positive social and environmental impacts on the...... Continue Reading >

At 68.60%, FBN Holdings Leads Tier-1 Banks in Cost-to-Income

September 29, 2021

On the heels of reporting 9.6 per cent and 5.3 per cent increase in operating expenses and operating income respectively, FBN Holdings leads other Tier-1 banks in Cost-to-income ratio...... Continue Reading >