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...]

Annual Meetings - Malabo 2015

At the close of the AACB Bureau meeting held on 4 December 2014 in Port-Louis, Mauritius, it was decided that the next Annual Meetings will be held in August 2015 in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.

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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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Bureau Meeting - Dakar 2014

The Bureau of the Association of African Central Banks (AACB), held its 1st Ordinary Meeting of the year, on 26th February 2014, in Dakar, Senegal, at the Head Office of the Banque Centrale des Etats de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (BCEAO). The meeting, attended by all the members of the Bureau as well as the African Union Commission (AUC), was chaired by Mr. Rundheersing Bheenick, Governor of the Bank of Mauritius and Chairman of AACB.

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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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Symposium - Algiers 2012

The Association organized, as usual, its Symposium on August 29, 2012 in Algiers (Algeria) on the theme « Challenges of Commodity Prices and Capital Flow Volatility to African Central Banks »

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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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Continental seminar - Maseru 2013

The 2013 AACB Contiental seminar on the theme « The Role of the Central Banks in promoting Sustainable Economic Growth in Africa » took place from May 6 - 8, 2013 in Maseru, Lesotho.

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International banking now safer than before crisis, says IMF

Banks now rely more on lending by foreign affiliates than on cross-border lending.

Equity Bank to expand to ten African countries

Kenyan banking group Equity Bank has announced plans to expand to ten new countries in Africa.

Mauritius: A new government-owned bank will replace Bramer Bank

The Mauritian government has announced the creation of a new banking entity owned by the state - named National Commercial Bank (NCB) - to replace the Bramer Banking Corporation Ltd (BBCL).

Ethiopia to launch secondary bond market

The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) said it will introduce a secondary bond market and corporate bonds in the next fiscal year.

Ghana: IMF injects $918m to support growth and job creation

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a $918 million loan (€845 million) to Ghana to support a reform program aimed at faster growth and job creation.

International banking now safer than before crisis, says IMF

Equity Bank to expand to ten African countries

Mauritius: A new government-owned bank will replace Bramer Bank

Ethiopia to launch secondary bond market

Ghana: IMF injects $918m to support growth and job creation

Continental seminar organized from 13 to 15 May 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya