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23/01/2020 at 14h12, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Mohamed Cheikh El Kebir promoted Governor of the Central Bank of Mauritania

Mohamed El Cheikh El Kebir banque centrale Mauritanie

Previously Minister of Economy and Finance, he took over on 20 January from Abdel Aziz Dahi who has concluded...


20/01/2020 at 15h03, by Aurélie Benoit

Allianz Africa changes drivers in Cameroon and Côte d’Ivoire

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The German insurance firm is transferring Olivier Malâtre from Abidjan to Yaounde while his colleague...

Bank & Insurance

20/01/2020 at 13h13, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Sangomar/Woodside: Senegalese insurance pool coverage takes effect ($13 million)

Grouped together in an unprecedented joint structure, Senegalese insurers collect $13m in premiums reinsured...

Bank & Insurance

17/01/2020 at 17h15, by Jeune Afrique Business+

The Sahel at the heart of a meeting between Rioux (AFD), Ghannem (World Bank) and Le Houérou (IFC)

The head of the French Development Agency (AFD) met with his Bretton Woods counterparts to develop a...

Bank & Insurance

17/01/2020 at 17h08, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Morocco’s pension fund targets real estate investments to increase returns

In addition to the traditional sector of equities and bonds, new regulatory provisions broaden the segments...


13/01/2020 at 15h07, by Aurélie Benoit

Tony O. Elumelu (United Bank of Africa) hands over the reins of the continent to Oliver Alawuba

Oliver Alawuba

The banker has been appointed as the new head of business on the continent, i.e. some twenty countries,...


09/01/2020 at 00h50, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Malèye Faye takes the helm of Banque de Dakar

The former head of Banque d'Abidjan, the Ivorian subsidiary of the Banque de Dakar Group (Groupe-BDK),...


08/01/2020 at 22h36, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Alexandre Beziaud takes over the reins of SCB Cameroon

The 45-year-old French national was appointed during the board of directors meeting on 7 January of the...


07/01/2020 at 15h42, by Aurélie Benoit

After the departure of Barclays, Absa appoints Aaron Daniel Mminele as its new Group Chief Executive

The new head of the South African bank, formerly Deputy Governor at the South African Reserve Bank, will...

Bank & Insurance

06/01/2020 at 17h29, by Aurélie Benoit

Hakim Ouzzani (SocGen Ghana) looks to the IFC to expand its SME offering

One of the country's largest banks seeks to gain from the dynamic performance of the sector and is looking...

Bank & Insurance

31/12/2019 at 16h38, by Nadoun COULIBALY

Togolese broker Afrik Assurances arrives in Abidjan and Cotonou

Togolese broker Afrik Assurances is to open two new subsidiaries in Abidjan and Cotonou in early 2020...

Bank & Insurance

19/12/2019 at 16h13, by Baudelaire Mieu

First management changes at Oragroup

The management structure at the pan-African banking group is evolving in the wake of the acquisition...

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