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Africa

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...

Islamic Banking Set to Grow in Africa

Islamic banking assets are set to increase 10 per cent over the next five years in total African banking assets, according to Moody's. Sudan and...

Risk Guarantees and Innovation Key for More Lending into Green Energy...

Multilateral financial institutions are making changes to their lending patterns, inspired by the need to finance new technologies and innovations that aim to reduce...