All articles in 'Finance and Banking'


Trust, Accountants and the Economy

The importance of trust and the role of both accountants and accounting in promoting it.

15th March 2017
Insurance and the Changing World

The need to adapt is as true for the insurance industry as it is for nations, because we, too, face...

8th March 2017
Property Prices and Capitalism

With a real GDP growth of around 3.8%, the Mauritian economy is still expanding at a high rate relat...

1st March 2017
Phishing: A Major Financial Threat

The amount of financial phishing attacks increased 13.14 percentage points in 2016

1st March 2017
Banks and The art of Transformation

Money was first metal, then paper and now digital, but it’s still money.

22nd February 2017
AfDB: Navigating Global Challenges for a Prosperou...

A new and aggressive “America First” policy might constrain African export ambitions. Brexit and eco...

22nd February 2017
Africa’s Ticking Time Bomb: $35 Billion Worth Of...

We should not be complacent about the dangers of big projects built on sovereign debt

23rd May 2016
Unlocking Finance, Expanding Impact

More than merely performing its role as a passive intermediary of funds, finance today has the disti...

15th April 2016
Driving Sustainable Cooperative Enterprises

In 2012 the turnover of the largest 300 cooperatives in the world reached $2.2 trillion – which, if...

5th June 2016
The Role of Banks and Securities Markets in Curbin...

The battle against illicit financial flows in Africa cannot be won singlehandedly.

13th September 2016
Information Technology - New Gauntlets for Banks

Technology has thrown several gauntlets simultaneously on to the banking and financial sectors in re...

25th July 2016
Inflation, but No Jobs or Growth - Policy Response...

Many observers look at South Africa's levels of joblessness and reflexively describe them as un...

29th August 2016
How Africa Agenda 2063 and SDG’s Should be Domes...

There should be alignment between the respective national initiative, the continental initiative and...

21st June 2016
Choosing a Financial Software Solution: A Checklis...

With businesses increasingly reliant on technology, choosing the right financial software is an impo...

4th July 2016
Market Volatility: Courageous CFOS Required

Courage required of CFOs, especially in times of persistent market volatility and rapid technologica...

16th May 2016
Developing a Global Code of Conduct for the Foreig...

The successful development of a single global code and greater adherence to it will reinforce the fu...

1st March 2016
2016 International Economic Developments and Outlo...

Moving to the economic outlook for 2016, one issue that is likely to dominate the policy landscape i...

18th January 2016
Who Owns the South African Economy?

I wonder how many countries on the continent of Africa are modern slaves like the government of Sout...

25th July 2016
African Development Bank:Shaping Africa's Dev...

Africa has missed on the earlier industrial revolutions. We cannot miss the 4th industrial revolutio...

24th May 2016
Carbanak and Beyond: Banks Face New Attacks

Kaspersky Lab identifies new tricks and copycats of the infamous financial cyber-heist

9th February 2016
Can Buharinomics Save Nigeria?

The APC/PMB team's agenda has a deadline. It has basically three annual budgets and no more than 7,0...

23rd November 2015
Carbanak Cybergang Steals $1bn from 100 Financial...

The Great Bank Robbery: Carbanak cybergang steals $1bn from 100 financial institutions worldwide

16th February 2015
Kenya Shilling: What Is Happening?

Kenya is in the middle of a "perfect storm" and the declining Shilling is the most visible manifesta...

9th June 2015
Opportunities Stemming From the Changing Global Ec...

The fast changing world and investment landscape is requiring of reserves managers to adapt to a pla...

28th December 2015
Technology: Changing Financial Preparations

Automating financial processes reduces potential risks as monthly management reports and the annual...

27th July 2015
Uganda: Banking Sector Solid But Vulnerable

The economy became increasingly dollarized in 2014, with the foreign denominated components of the b...

7th July 2015
Rapid, Predictable, Flexible and Risk Tolerant Fun...

Rebuilding the state cannot be done by bypassing it, and lasting peace is a pipedream where state in...

29th June 2015
Advancing Financial Inclusion: Opportunities and C...

There are still two billion unbanked adults--primarily women, those living in the developing world,...

30th November 2015
Speculative Financiers: Why You Must Read Between...

Over hundreds of years, a lot has changed in the world of finance but two things remain unchanged in...

23rd March 2015
Are We in the Midst of a Currency War?

Make no mistake, the US and its allies are currently winning the geopolitical war out of which the c...

14th September 2015
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