Africa

Malaysian deputy promotes Islamic finance as means of channelling funds to SMEs

Central Banking | 02 Jun 2014

Muhammad bin Ibrahim tells African policy-makers to ‘start where it matters most’ and promote Islamic financial products that assist low income groups and SMEs

Topics: Bank Negara Malaysia, Africa, Islamic finance

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PBoC launches $2 billion Africa investment fund

Central Banking | 23 May 2014

Topics: China, People's Bank of China, Africa

Paul Collier on central bank leadership, flawed policy and SWFs in Africa

Central Banking Journal | 13 May 2014

Topics: Africa, Inflation targeting, Sovereign wealth fund (SWF)

Mutebile says African central banks should adopt inflation targets

Central Banking | 27 Mar 2014

Topics: Uganda, Bank of Uganda, Africa, Inflation targeting, Interest rates

Bank of Zambia tries to talk down forex market ‘panic'

Central Banking | 11 Mar 2014

Topics: Federal Reserve, Africa, Bank of Zambia, Zambia, Emerging markets

Governors grapple with regulatory implications of African mobile money growth

Central Banking | 11 Feb 2014

Topics: Financial inclusion, Mobile banking, Africa, Central Bank of West African States

Nigerian deputy says investment, not aid, will lead Africa to prosperity

Central Banking | 28 Jan 2014

Topics: Central Bank of Nigeria, Nigeria, Lamido Sanusi, growth, Africa

Lagarde warns of single currency ‘challenge’ in East Africa

Central Banking | 06 Jan 2014

Topics: Christine Lagarde, IMF, Africa, Kenya

African central banks need to brace for Fed tapering, says Ghana's Opata

Central Banking | 03 Dec 2013

Topics: Ghana, Bank of Ghana, Federal Reserve, Africa

Deploying ‘leapfrog' tech in Africa is no easy task, finds CBP Forum

Central Banking | 27 Nov 2013

Topics: Africa

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