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Africa

More Firms Eye $60tn Green Bond Market for Project Funding

With the rising appetite for green bonds, more Nigerian companies are preparing to take advantage of this financing instrument to fill their funding gaps,...

Nigeria Seeks Concessional Loans to Tame Debt-Service Costs

Nigeria may have about the best-performing Eurobonds in emerging markets this year, but the West African nation says it will prioritize borrowing from concessional...

Access Bank Raises N15b in Africa’s First Corporate Green Bond

Access Bank Plc yesterday achieved a landmark with the issuance of a N15 billion green bond, the first corporate green bond to be issued...

Tunisia Hosts African Seminar on Islamic Finance

Under the sign of “African Islamic financial industry in the digital age”, the first African Summit of Islamic Finance Technologies (SAIFI 2019) was inaugurated...

AfDB Doubles its Commitments, Pledges $25 Billion to Climate Finance for...

The African Development Bank will double its climate finance commitments for the period 2020-2025, the Bank’s President announced at the One Planet Summit taking...

Kenya: Climate Activists Criticise Kenya’s Coal Mining Plans

Kenya is under sharp focus at the United Nations Environment Programme (Unep) Assembly over flouting of climate change mitigation policies as it hosts the...