Banking & Finance

The East African shilling: Reality or Myth?

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The five-nation East African Community, comprising Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, has ambitious plans of establishing a Eurozone’s style Monetary Union with a single currency by next year; how realistic is this goal?

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Regional currency updates for July

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Africa's conflicting trends reflect wider uncertainty

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AfDB approves $67mn grant for Burundi road project

The Boards of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has approved a grant of $67.23mn in funding for Phase II of the Gitega-Nyangungu-Ngozi road project in Burundi

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Investment in bioenergy project in Sierra Leone

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The African Development Bank (AfDB) is facilitating a €25mn senior private sector loan to finance the Addax Bioenergy Sierra Leone (ABSL) project

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Mobile finance in Africa


The Mobile Financial Services Development Report 2011 provides a comprehensive analysis of over 100 variables across 20 countries in Africa, Latin America and Asia

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