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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Ivory Coast raises $1 billion on international markets

Ivory Coast has raised on Tuesday, February 24th $1 billion (€880 million) on international markets through a 12 year Eurobond.

Nigeria: New forex policy will boost market liquidity, say analysts

The move will also lead to higher revenue for states and the federal government.

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced the closure of the bi-weekly sale of forex through the Retail Dutch Auction System (RDAS) and Wholesale Dutch Auction System (WDAS) with immediate effect. The CBN will now sell dollars at a fixed rate of N198 to the dollar at the interbank market for the time being.

Senegal opposes City of Dakar's bond

The State of Senegal has filed an application to stop the bond issue.

Bloomberg and the African Development Bank launch African bond index

The new composite index is set to bring transparency to most liquid African bond markets.

Ebola: Liberia's central bank unveils relief measures for lenders

The central bank has waived default charges and extended repayment periods on loans.

Ivory Coast raises $1 billion on international markets

Nigeria: New forex policy will boost market liquidity, say analysts

Senegal opposes City of Dakar's bond

Bloomberg and the African Development Bank launch African bond index

Ebola: Liberia's central bank unveils relief measures for lenders

Farewell Cocktail organised for Mr Classi DAKITSE-BENISSAN, Former Research Officer at the AACB’s Executive Secretariat, who retired on 10 December 2014