CABS: SURVEY ON BANKING REGULATION AND SUPERVISION NEEDS

The Community of African Bank Supervisors (CABS) launched a survey in 2014, to assess the regulatory and supervisory training needs of member countries. The summary of the survey results is available.[Click here...]

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Bureau Meeting - Dakar 2016

The Bureau of the Association of African Central Banks (AACB), held its 1st Ordinary Meeting of the year, on 3rd March 2016, in Dakar, Senegal, at the Headquarters of the Banque Centrale des Etats de l'Afrique de I'Ouest (BCEAO).The meeting, attended by all the members of the Bureau and the African Union Commission (AUC), was chaired by Mr. Lucas Abaga Nchama, Governor of the Banque des Etats de lAfrique Centrale (BEAC) and AACB Chairman.

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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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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 - Cairo 2016

The 2016 continental seminar of the Association of African Central Banks (AACB) was held on 9 - 11 May, 2016 in Cairo, Egypt, on the theme "Financial stability: New Challenges for Central Banks". Sixty delegates from nineteen member Central Banks and five regional institutions attended the seminar. 

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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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South Africa successfully issues $1.25 billion bond on international markets

South Africa has successfully issued a $1.25 billion (€1.1 billion) ten-year bond on the international capital market, which was more than two times oversubscribed. 

IFC buys into Net 1 UEPS to strengthen financial inclusion in Africa

The institution is looking for alternative ways to provide financial services to the unbanked.

Kenya: Private Equity firms expected to seek more control in banks

The collapse of Chase Bank could dampen investors' appetite for mid-size banks.

BEAC lowers the reserve requirements for banks by 50%

The Central Bank of Central African States (BEAC) has lowered by 50 per cent the reserve requirements for commercial banks.

Mauritius: Launch of a new bank focused on SMEs

It becomes the third largest bank in the country.

South Africa successfully issues $1.25 billion bond on international markets

IFC buys into Net 1 UEPS to strengthen financial inclusion in Africa

Kenya: Private Equity firms expected to seek more control in banks

BEAC lowers the reserve requirements for banks by 50%

Mauritius: Launch of a new bank focused on SMEs

Continental seminar organized from 9 to 11 May 2016 in Cairo, Egypt