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Kenya Mulls Tax Incentives to Attract Green Bonds Listings

Kenya is considering implementing a series of tax incentives in order to attract issuance of green bonds, the capital markets regulator said on Friday....

Malawian Youth Banking on Green Entrepreneurship for Employment – NYNCC

Young people under the banner of National Youth Network on Climate Change (NYNCC) say serious investment in green energy specifically as an entrepreneurship will...

FT: Nigeria Joins Regional Race on Green Bonds

Nigeria is joining a silent revolution. Only three countries have issued a sovereign green bond - Poland, France and Fiji - with Nigeria now...

Viable Projects, Educated Investors Needed for ‘Green Bond’ Success in Kenya,...

The government needs to establish viable projects that will enhance uptake of Kenya’s first Green Bond ahead of its issue expected in the 2018-19...

Spreading Islamic Banking in Uganda, One Sermon at a Time

Islamic preacher Imam Idi Kasozi’s Friday sermons in the Ugandan capital typically focus on three subjects: faith, mercy -- and religiously compliant banking products,...

Green Bonds Pave the Way for Sustainable Property Sector in South...

Green Bonds raise money that is specially allocated for funding projects that result in positive environmental and climate benefits, IMIESA reports. The R1.1 billion Green...