Africa

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

Central Banking | 17 Sep 2014

African bank depositors increased five-fold between 2004 and 2013, IMF's fifth annual Financial Access Survey shows; includes data on mobile money for first time

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

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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

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

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