CABS: SURVEY ON BANKING REGULATION AND SUPERVISION NEEDS

During its meeting held in Dakar on 26 February, 2014, the Bureau of the Association of African Central Banks (AACB) approved the Work Plan (2014-2016) of the Community of African Banking Supervisors (CABS), developed by the Working Committee of African Supervisors in January 2014 in Mauritius, as directed by the 37th Assembly of Governors of the AACB, on 23 August 2013 in Balaclava, Mauritius. It also authorized the implementation of the interim 2014 Work Plan.[Full text...]

Bureau Meeting - Dakar 2016

The meeting of the AACB Bureau will be held on February 24, 2016 at the Headquarters of the Banque Centrale des Etats de l'Afrique de l'Ouest (BCEAO) in Dakar, Senegal. It will be preceded, as usual, by that of the AACB Technical Committee meeting on February 22-23, 2016 according to the following programme:

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Assembly of Governors Meeting - Malabo 2015

The Assembly of Governors of the Association of African Central Banks (AACB) was held its 38th Ordinary Meeting on August 14, 2015, in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea at Sipopo Conference Center. The meeting was attended by thirty-one (31) Central Banks as well as the African Union Commission (AUC).

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Bureau Meeting - Port-Louis 2014

The Bureau of the Association of African Central Banks (AACB) met on 4th December, 2014 in Port-Louis, Mauritius, at the Bank of Mauritius Tower. The meeting was attended by all members of the Bureau except Banque Centrale de Tunisie.

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Symposium - Malabo 2015

The Symposium on the theme: "Independence of Central Banks: Myth or Reality" was held on 13 August, 2015 in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.

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Symposium - Balaclava 2013

The Symposium on the theme: “Financial Inclusion in Africa: the Challenges of Financial Innovations for Monetary Policy and the Stability of Financial Systemwas held on 22nd August, 2013 in Balaclava, Mauritius. The Symposium was officially opened by Dr. The Honourable Navinchandra Ramgoolam, Prime Minister of the Republic of Mauritius.

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Continental seminar - Nairobi 2015

The 2015 AACB Continental Seminar was held in Nairobi, Kenya, from 13 to 15 May 2015, on the theme “Monetary Policy Frameworks in Africa in a Changing Financial Landscape”. Fifty-five (55) participants from twenty-three (23) member central banks and eight (8) regional and international institutions attended the Seminar.

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Continental seminar - Algiers 2014

The AACB continental seminar was held in Algiers, Algeria from 5 to 7 May, 2014, on the theme « The imperatives for improvement and integration of payment systems in Africa ».

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The government wants to help empower young people and women.

Bank savings up 8 per cent in Zimbabwe

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Mauritius: Launch of a new bank focused on SMEs

Nigeria: Ecobank officially launches agent banking

Nigeria: All Bureau de Change now comply with new guidelines, CBN says

Benin: €10m to boost the microfinance sector

Bank savings up 8 per cent in Zimbabwe

Annual Meetings of the Association of African Central Banks organized on 10 - 14 August, 2015 in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea