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 2014

Latest update : 2014/07/07
The programme of the annual meetings of the Association of African Central Banks (AACB), to be hosted by the Banque des Etats de l'Afrique Centrale (BEAC) on August 25 - 29, 2014 in Malabo (Equatorial Guinea) is as follows :

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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 - 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 - 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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Continental seminar - Douala 2012

The AACB continental seminar was held in Douala, Cameroun on May 7-9, 2012, on the theme « Challenges to the Design and Implementation of Macroprudential Policy Instruments in Africa Défis en matière de conception et de mise en oeuvre d'instruments de politique macroprudentielle en Afrique ».

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AfDB Board approves new Africa Climate Change Fund

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on April 16 in Tunis, the creation of the Africa Climate Change Fund (ACCF), a bilateral thematic trust fund to support African countries in their transition to climate-resilient and low-carbon development.

Zambia Development Effectiveness Review

Results show Zambia is on track to become a strong and dynamic middle-income industrial nation by 2030

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).

AfDB Board approves new Africa Climate Change Fund

Zambia Development Effectiveness Review

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

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