Mar 11, 2019
In the context of EIB’s Africa Day, the EIB in partnership this year with UNIDO, officially launched its study of banking in Africa on Thursday November 22nd in Addis Ababa. This blog post presents…
Mar 04, 2019
The past decade has seen the emergence of digital platforms. These digital platforms (also known as multi-sided platforms[1]) connect buyers and sellers of goods and services and allow them to…
Feb 18, 2019
Despite efforts by international organizations, governments and NGOs, malnutrition is still a major concern in most Sub-Saharan African countries. According to FAO statistics, 25% of the region's…
Jan 22, 2019
Dear readers, On behalf of the entire Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) team, we would like to wish you all a happy and prosperous new year 2019. We would like to take this opportunity to…
Jan 15, 2019
This blog was originally published on the World Bank Blogs website. Newly assigned to Dakar, Senegal, I must, of course, take steps to have water, electricity, internet and a bank account. For the…
Jan 07, 2019
This blog was originally published on the FinDev Gateway website. Some say regulatory issues, others cite fear of mission drift. But all of these can be overcome. Transformations in the…
Dec 07, 2018
This blog was orginally published on the World Bank website - Nasikiliza. The G20, World Bank Group, International Monetary Fund, and African Development Bank are partnering in a new way to…