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Nairobi Securities Exchange

Kenya: 70 Companies Mull Listing in Capital Market

A total of 70 companies have shown interest in listing on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). The potential issuers have signed up for the Business Incubator and Accelerator on the Listing Experience event scheduled for...

IFC to Support Kenya’s Green Bonds Program

The World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) has joined hands with the Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) and the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) to support the green bonds program of Kenya’s banking industry through...
CBN

Nigeria: CBN Supplies Forex Market $195m to Lift Naira

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday gave a lift to Nigeria's local currency the naira with a fresh supply of 195 million dollars to the foreign exchange market. The measure had a resonating...

Nigeria’s Inflation Rate Drops to 17.78%

The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has said the Consumer Price Index, CPI, which measures inflation dropped to 17.78 percent (year-on-year) in February 2017. A report released by the bureau on Tuesday said the figure...
Capital Market

Stock Market: Uganda Launches Online Solution for Investors

The Uganda Securities Exchange (USE) has launched Easy Portal, an online customer self-service portal targeting investors in Uganda. Easy Portal will allow investors to view their stock performance and statements as well as monitor their...

Nigeria: LEAH Partners BOI to support 250 Women Entrepreneurs

Wife of the Kwara state Governor and Founder of the LEAH Foundation, Mrs Omolewa Ahmed has partnered the Bank of Industry (BoI) to provide funding support for about 250 women entrepreneurs in the state. Mrs...

mSurvey and Safaricom Launch First Cash Economy Research Platform in Africa

Leveraging mSurvey’s mobile research platform, first-of-its-kind data feed tracks Kenya’s cash economy; quantifies offline consumer spending habits and trends Nairobi, Kenya, March 8, 2017 – mSurvey, the only global mobile-first research platform leveraging SMS and...

COMESA set to Admit Tunisia in October

· Promotes $500m Economic Projects in Malawi The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is set to admit Tunisia into its fold during the next COMESA Summit in October 2017 and has also...
Capital Market

Investor Fears Dent Trading on Angola’s Securities Market

About 14.8 billion kwanzas (roughly about USD 89.2 million) is the business volume recorded last January in the country’s Securities Market, which represents a reduction of 74.8 per cent in comparison to the same...

IMF Staff Initiates talks for Possible Financing with Gabon

An IMF team headed by Alex Segura-Ubiergo visited Libreville from February 14-28 to initiate discussions toward a possible financial arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF). At the end of the visit, Mr. Segura-Ubiergo issued...