ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE ATTENTION OF THE AACB MEMBERS

The AACB Secretariat reminds that, the Continental Seminar will be held on May 5 - 7, 2014 in Algiers, Algeria. In this respect, it would be appreciated if your Institution could send the registration forms of your Institution's representatives to this meeting duly filled, and photocopies of the first pages of their passports, as soon as possible and preferably by 22 April 2014, with a copy to the Banque d'Algérie,to allow them to make the necessary arrangements for hotel rooms bookings and visa formalities.

Continental Seminar - Algiers 2014

The AACB continental seminar will be held on May 5 - 7, 2014 in Algiers, Algeria, on the theme: « The Imperatives for Improvement and Integration of Payment Syqtems in Africa».

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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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Assembly of Governors Meeting - Balaclava 2013

The 37th Ordinary Meeting of the Assembly of Governors of the Association of African Central Banks (AACB) was held at Le Maritim Hotel, Port Louis, Mauritius on 23rd August, 2013. The meeting was attended by thirty-two Central Banks, the African Union Commission (AUC) and African and international institutions.

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Symposium - Lilongwe 2011

The theme of 2011 symposium is:: "Impact of international financial crisis on Monetary Unions: The challenge of coordinating budgetary and monetary policies in Africa".

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Symposium - Dakar 2010

The Association of African Central Banks (AACB) organized, as usual, its symposium on August 19, 2010 in Dakar, Senegal on the theme «The role of African Central Banks in the Regulation and Stability of the Financial System».

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Training seminar on the AACB website - Dakar 2012

In accordance with the decisions made by the Assembly of Governors of the Association of African Central Banks (AACB) at its ordinary meeting held on 12 August, 2011 in Lilongwe, Malawi, the AACB website administrators training seminar took place from 21 to 22 May 2012 at the Headquaters of Banque Centrale des Etats de l'Afrique de l'Ouest (BCEAO) in Dakar, Senegal.

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Continental seminar - Kigali 2011

The AACB continental seminar was held in Kigali, Rwanda on May 30 through June 1st, 2011. Deliberations coalesced around the theme : « Financing Development in Africa : What Role for Central Banks ? ».

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Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile
Prof. Mutebile named Central Bank Governor of the Year 2013

The Governor of the Bank of Uganda, Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile has been named as the Central Bank Governor of the Year 2013, by the Africa Investor Group (Ai) in association with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), and the World Bank.

Dakar receives BBB+ rating from Bloomfield

The city of Dakar was rated BBB+ by the credit rating agency Bloomfield Investment Corporation.It indicates a moderate risk of investment on the long term, with a positive outlook. This is the first time a local community in West Africa has been assigned a rating by a credit rating agency.

AfDB reports significant opportunities of shale gas production in Africa in a new publication

Several African countries have potentially viable shale gas deposits, which, if developed, could lead to lower gas prices, increased consumption of natural gas, reduced greenhouse gas emissions from power generation and substantial economic benefits to producer countries, finds a report launched today by the African Development Bank (AfDB).

Ivorian bond harvests more than €184 million

The last Ivorian bond has exceeded the government's expectations, generating about Fcfa121 billion (€ 184.2 million), while the Treasury was originally seeking to raise Fcfa93 billion.

Kenya's central bank calls on financial institutions to embrace new banking technologies

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has called on financial institutions to adopt innovative automation to boost formal financial inclusion in the country.

Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile

Prof. Mutebile named Central Bank Governor of the Year 2013

Dakar receives BBB+ rating from Bloomfield

AfDB reports significant opportunities of shale gas production in Africa in a new publication

Ivorian bond harvests more than €184 million

Kenya's central bank calls on financial institutions to embrace new banking technologies

Bureau Meeting organized on 24 - 26 February, 2014 in Dakar, Senegal