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Rising Promise in the West African Economy

Financial analysis by Ecobank’s research team has exposed great economic promise for the West African economy. Data reveals that the region, which has been plagued by various issues such as recession, Ebola, and falling oil and other commodity prices, is now on a...

Recruiter spotlight: Meet Zandile Nyoni!

CA Finance would like our clients and candidates to become familiarized with our consultants. Today, we are introducing recruiter Zandile Nyoni. To find out more about the woman you might be working with, check out the Q & A we did with Zandile Nyoni below! Recruiter...

Recruiter spotlight: Meet Lukas Louw!

CA Finance would like our clients and candidates to become familiarized with our consultants. Today, we are introducing recruiter Lukas Louw. To find out more about the man you might be working with, check out the Q & A we did with Lukas Louw below! Recruiter...

High 5 agenda set to help transform Africa

According to  African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Adesina, the Bank is positioned to greatly support Africa through its current unprecedented transformation.  This will be completed through its High 5 strategy. The African Development Bank High 5’s agenda is...

R140 million loan for Africa Local Currency Bond Fund

A new R140 million loan from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to the Africa Local Currency Bond Fund (ALCB Fund) seeks to promote local currency bond issuers and develop domestic capital markets across the African continent. This loan will support opportunities for...

Push for single West African Currency

Ghana’s finance minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, is pushing for a single West African currency. Dubbed ‘the Eco’, this currency falls in line with their 2020 vision for The Economic Community of West African States’ (ECOWAS) Single Currency Programme. This community includes...

Beating the Odds: MicroEnsure and the African Market

Find out how Richard Leftley responded to the needs of the African consumer and built a successful business in Africa. About MicroEnsure: MicroEnsure is an insurance company centred on developing innovative products and services aimed at low- and middle-income...

Recruiter spotlight: Meet Robin Botha

CA Finance would like our clients and candidates to become familiarized with our consultants. Today, we are introducing recruiter Robin Botha. To find out more about the woman you might be working with, check out the Q & A we did with Robin Botha below! Tell us a...

Recruiter Spotlight: Meet Lizette Pienaar

CA Finance would like our clients and candidates to become familiarized with our consultants. Today, we are introducing recruiter Lizette Pienaar. To find out more about the woman you might be working with, check out the Q & A we did with Lizette Pienaar below! Tell...

Ghanaian economy growing exponentially

The Ghanaian economy has shown mass growth over the last year. And now, that growth could be bigger than before thought. The county’s GDP will be remeasured using 2013 prices instead of 2006 and the basket of activities used to value the economy is being expanded due...

The Cashless economy in Africa

There has been a global movement towards a cashless economy taking over. For the past few years, nearly every industry has become infiltrated with new technology, changing the way these industries and services function. Money, which is so tangible, has become more of...

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