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Africa Long Term Finance Initiative (ALTFI)

ALTFI is a joint initiative of the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Financial Sector Deepening Trust for Africa (FSDA), the German Cooperation (BMZ, implemented by GIZ), and the Making Finance Work for Africa Partnership (MFW4A) launched in 2017. Coordinated by MFW4A, ALTFI’s objective is to boost the intermediation of Long-Term Finance (LTF) in Africa to close the financing gap for firms, as well as for housing and infrastructure projects. 

NEWS & EVENTS

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Aug 20, 2019
Commercial banks will not adjust the interest rates on loans already taken after the law capping interest rates is repealed.
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Aug 14, 2019
Insurance companies in the Interafrican Insurance Market Area (CIMA) are more than determined to support African SMEs / SMIs in the face of insolvency risk.
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Aug 13, 2019
New TymeBank CEO Tauriq Keraan wants the new digital bank to diversify into personal and business lending, a market dominated by Ca
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Jul 19, 2019
Global credit rating agency Moody's has projected a drop in Kenyan banks' non-performing loans (NPLs) owing to lenders stepping up
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Jul 29, 2019
The Making Finance Work for Africa Secretariat (MFW4A) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) organized during the second half of 2018 and the first quarter…
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Jul 29, 2019
In 2018, the six countries (Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Mauritania) comprising North Africa accounted for 26% of Africa’s GDP. These countries…
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Jul 29, 2019
Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) brought together government officials, representatives of central banks,…
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Jul 22, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A), the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Trade and Development Bank (TDB) are pleased to organize a Regional Banking…
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Oct 27, 2019 - Oct 29, 2019
Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
"Regulating and Supervizing Cross-border Transactions Towards an Integrated Capital Market in the ECOWAS Zone" Organized by the West African Securities…

Blog

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…
This blog was originally publidhed on the ESI AFRICA website. At a recent conference on funding infrastructure in Africa held in London, the…