Financial Services

September 22, 2017

Africa Update: S.African defies expectations by keeping rates at 6.75%

South Africa’s central bank kept its benchmark repo rate at 6.75 percent on Thursday, defying expectations of a cut based on easing inflation pressures and a […]
September 21, 2017

Africa Update: KPMG South Africa CEO wants independent probe into firm

KPMG South Africa wants an independent investigation into the firm’s conduct to reassure employees and clients after a scandal involving its handling of audits for businessman […]
September 19, 2017

Nigeria Update: Stanbic IBTC to disburse N50b dry, wet seasons farming facility

Stanbic IBTC has committed an initial N10 billion for the take-off of a N50 billion Agriculture Finance Scheme that was launched and signed with the Nigeria […]
September 15, 2017

Nigeria Update: CBN mulls digital currency

Following cautious considerations, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has commenced arrangement to introduce a digital currency in a move to key into the global adoption […]