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First National Bank Leads Discussion on Ghana’s First Green Bonds

This week, First National Bank in collaboration with the Finance Ministry, Environment Ministry and other related state agencies will be holding a green bond...

Morocco Sells First Islamic Bonds

Morocco started selling its first Islamic sovereign bonds worth 1.1 billion dirhams ($116 million) with a five-year maturity on Friday, the finance ministry said. The...

NSE Proposes Rules to Facilitate Listing of Green Bonds

As Green Bond issuance set to gain traction in the country, the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is proposing a set of rules that will...

Mali to Benefit First from the US$100 Million Funding Programme Between...

Joint programme between global foundation, Education Above All (EAA) and the Islamic Solidarity Fund for Development (ISFD), join forces at UNGA for major announcement...

Kenya to Raise Funds for SDGs Through Bonds

Kenya plans to float various bonds to raise funds to implement the sustainable development goals. Treasury Principal Secretary Kamau Thugge says apart from working...

Moody’s: Islamic Finance Poised to Expand in Africa as Financing Needs...

Islamic finance is set to grow steadily across Africa as financing needs increase and global investors become more comfortable with the legal structures of...