Is Islamic Sukuk finance a good fit for Africa?


The global Sukuk market really kicked off in the first half of 2017, and has created a global widespread appeal for investors. According to S&P Global Market intelligence, African governments need to address a number of legal hurdles to issuing Sukuk, but the question remains, are Sukuks a good fit for Africa? Samira Mensah, Associate Director in Standard and Poor’s joins CNBC Africa for more.

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