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Africa

Kenya Prepares to Issue First Green Financing Bond Next Year

Kenya’s manufacturing, transport and agriculture sectors have combined green investment and financing opportunities valued at KSh 87 billion over the next five to 10...

Experts: Low Awareness, Threat to Green Bond Investment in Nigeria

Some financial experts on Monday decried the low level of awareness on green bonds investment in Nigeria. These experts, in separate interviews with News...

Our Cost of Transaction, Fees, Attractive — Nigerian SEC Boss

The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has refuted the claim that the Nigerian capital market is one of the most expensive in the world,...

Historic Sukuk by an SA Bank as Islamic Finance Makes Sizeable...

Durban-based Al Baraka Bank has become the first South African financial institution to issue a Tier 2 Capital Sukuk, a Shariah-compliant investment and attractive...

Finance for Africa Is a Key Challenge in Global Climate Change...

As the world maps its progress in the battle on climate change, DW's Andrew Wasike asks Michal Kurtyka, head of the executive body of...

The Slow Re-awakening of Islamic Finance in Somalia

Somalia, the troubled land at the Horn of Africa with one of the most homogeneous Muslim populations in the world, is believed to benefit...