Africa

Africa

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...

Nigeria to Issue N150bn Green Bonds in 2018

Following increased calls for climate funding, Mr Ahmad Salihijo, a technical assistant to the Minister of Environment, said the ministry planned to issue N150...

Developing Countries Are Going Green But Lack Funding

Emerging economies are increasingly taking the lead in shifting the world onto a cleaner development path, a senior World Bank official said on Wednesday,...

Nigeria Seeks Islamic Bank’s Assistance for Infrastructure Projects

Nigeria has sought the support of the Islamic Development Bank to fund the construction of the Second Niger Bridge on Private Public Partnership (PPP)...

MasterCard, MSU Allocate Resources to Boost Youth Employment in Africa

The MasterCard Foundation and Michigan State University (MSU) are to launch the AgriFood Youth Opportunity Lab – a five-year, USD 13 million collaboration aimed...