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    5 May 2017

ITT: Project Manager For The Kenya Green Bond Programme

SSA | Capital markets

The Kenya Green Bond Programme will accelerate the take-up of green bonds as a tool for Kenya to tap into international and domestic capital markets to finance green projects and assets. Through its outputs, the programme aims to facilitate capital flows into green...

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    Event | 3 May, 2017 | All day event | London, United Kingdom

AFSIC 2017 – 5th Africa Financial Services Investment Conference

Africa | Capital markets | Fragile and Conflict Affected States

AFSIC is the leading investment event focused on Africa’s financial services sector. The annual AFSIC, now in its 5th year, attracts financial services companies, predominantly leading Banks, Insurance Companies, Microfinance, Leasing and other regulated financial...

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    News Item | 29 January 2017

A Regulatory and Policy Approach to Crowdfunding in East Africa

Africa | Kenya | Rwanda | Tanzania | Uganda | Capital markets | Financial Inclusion

East Africa is emerging as a hub for crowdfunding. However, there are no specific, bespoke regulations, or policies governing crowdfunding in East or South Africa, according to a new report published today by the Financial Sector Deepening Africa (FSD Africa) in...

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    Blog post | 7 December 2016 | Evans Osano

Five Reasons Why Capital Markets Matter in Africa

Africa | Capital markets

The significance of developing domestic capital markets as a means of financing priority sectors and driving economic development is increasingly being acknowledged by policy makers in Africa. For instance, the African Union (AU), Agenda 2063, prioritises the development...

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    Blog post | 6 July 2016 | Mark Napier

Payroll Lending in Zambia: a Dance with the Devil?

Zambia | Capital markets | Credit | Financial Inclusion | Payroll lending

In March 2016, the Zambian government approved proposals to redesign the royalty regime for mining companies.  This involved introducing a new methodology for calculating Mineral Royalty Tax (MRT), linked to the prevailing copper price. Because mines can take several...

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    News Item | 17 June 2016

FSD Africa and the Uganda Capital Markets Authority sign MoU

Uganda | Capital markets | Skills development

Friday 17th June 2016, Nairobi— Financial Sector Deepening Africa (FSD Africa) and the Capital Markets Authority of Uganda (CMA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which sets out how the two organisations will collaborate to drive capital markets...

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    Event | 5 May, 2016 | Park Plaza Riverbank, London, United Kingdom

AFSIC 2016 – 4th Africa Financial Services Investment Conference

SSA | Capital markets | Financial Inclusion | Financial literacy | Market Development Approach | SME finance | Trade finance

Now in its fourth year AFSIC (the Africa Financial Services Investment Conference) is Africa’s leading investment event for Africa’s financial services sector. Many of Africa’s most significant investors attend AFSIC with the objective of meeting banks, insurance...

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