Lower productivity behind growth slowdown in African middle-income countries, IMF paper finds

Central Banking | 19 Jan 2015

Slowdown in total factor productivity 'largely responsible' for weaker growth in small middle-income African economies, authors argue

Topics: growth, IMF, Africa


Mauritius reappoints former governor

Central Banking | 05 Jan 2015

Topics: Bank of Mauritius, Rundheersing Bheenick, Africa

Mobile money accounts trump number of adults in Kenya, IMF data show

Central Banking | 17 Sep 2014

Topics: IMF, Financial inclusion, Kenya, Africa, Afghanistan, Mobile banking, payments

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe sets up ‘bad bank'

Central Banking | 27 Aug 2014

Topics: Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe, Africa

Southern African economies appear to be converging

Central Banking | 14 Aug 2014

Topics: Africa, Bank of Botswana

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

Central Banking | 02 Jun 2014

Topics: Bank Negara Malaysia, Africa, Islamic finance

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

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