Tag: International Finance Corporation

Improving payment services in Nigeria

The Central Bank of Nigeria has directed Deposit Money Banks to offer mobile money wallets without prior approval. Chidinma Lawanson, Financial Services Consultant at International Finance Corporation (IFC) joins CNBC Africa for more.

How SA can build a better ecosystem for SMEs

Amrei Botha, Senior SME Banking Specialist at the IFC joins CNBC Africa to unpack the Unseen Sector report which assesses the micro, small and medium enterprise landscape in South Africa.

Bank of Tanzania launches financial literacy & credit reporting awareness campaign

About 40 per cent of Tanzanians are still excluded from the financial system. To tackle the demand and supply-side constraints, Bank of Tanzania and the International Finance Corporation today launched a Credit Reporting Awareness and Financial Literacy Campaign. To explore more on credit reporting and why it matters for Tanzanians CNBC Africa is joined by Nkanwa Magina, Credit Reference Operations Manager, Bank of Tanzania.

IFC’s Frederic Wandey talks on capital markets development in Africa

The Global Head of Treasury and Syndications at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) Frederic Wandey, joins CNBC Africa to discuss capital markets development in Sub-Saharan Africa and IFC’s initiatives in the region.

Doing business report: Sub-Saharan African economies set new record

According to the 2019 World Bank Doing Business index report, the Sub Saharan Africa region recorded the most reforms with Rwanda, Kenya, Togo and Cote D’Ivore indicated as the most improved economies. Manuel Moses, Country manager for International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group elaborated this further.

IFC lend record $19bn to developing nations in 2017

IFC lend record $19bn to developing nations in 2017