Africa

Africa

E-Wallet eTijar Set to Tap Nigeria’s Nascent Islamic Finance Industry

eTijar is working on becoming a fully Shariah compliant ethical finance and wealth management fintech platform, targeting customers looking to invest ethically. “eTijar is a...

FG, Partners Complete N10bn Historic Corporate Sukuk Bond

The federal government and its partners in the private sector, under the auspices of Family Homes Funds Limited (FHFL), have completed the issuance of...

Ghana Plans to Issue Africa’s First Social Bonds with $2B Sale

Ghana would be pioneering social bonds in Africa, seizing on an instrument that’s boomed since the COVID-19 pandemic. Ghana is planning to issue green and...

OneWattSolar Completes N3 Billion Green Bond Issuance

OneWattSolar (“OWS” or the “Company”) announced the successful issuance of the first series of its ₦10 Billion (circa US$24.4 Million) Green Bond Issuance Programme,...

IsDB Group and AIM Partner to Promote Sustainable Investment in Africa

The Annual Investment Meeting Africa Edition (AIM AFRICA), in multilateral partnership with the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), the Islamic Corporation for the Development of...

Nigerian Secondary School to Accept Crypto Payments

A private secondary school based near the Nigerian city of Kano has announced it will be accepting payments for school fees in cryptocurrency amid...