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Africa’s Future Lies in Sustainable, Smart and Inclusive Cities

Anyone with a cursory interest in world history will have encountered the Greek City - States of Athens and Sparta. They have a rich...

Johannesburg Stock Exchange to Drive Green Bonds

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is banking on green bonds to attract investment from international philanthropists and foundations that seem ready to open their purses...

Nigerian Minister Urges Infrastructure Boost Through Green Bonds

Nigerian Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, has stressed the need for government and capital market stakeholders to leverage opportunities in green...

Islamic Finance’s Growing Impetus in Africa

Over the last five years, Islamic finance has seen massive expansion across Africa with $2.3 billion raised through African sukuk (Islamic bond) issuance providing...

Nigeria Launches Regulatory Framework for Green Bonds

Nigeria’s apex capital market regulator, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has unveiled a regulatory framework for issuance of green bonds in Nigeria, providing the...

FMDQ Two Others Organises Capacity Building For Investors on Green Bond

Further to the launch of the Nigerian Green Bond Market Development Programme into the Nigerian debt capital markets in June 2018, the Parties –...