2012-02-28 12:17:43Hitting One Trillion in Assets[Independent]
Between 2007 and 2010, Rwanda's banking sector faced dramatic turbulence. "The banking sector at the end of 2008 was suffering from high levels of Non-Performing Loans [bad loans], lack of liquidity [lack of cash], poor infrastructure, high operating losses and bad controls," said the Managing Director of Rwanda Commercial Bank (BCR) Anand Sanjeev.
Monday, 02-08-16, 17:36Sub-Saharan Africa Lags Behind On Poverty Eradication[Africa Renewal] Burkina Faso, a landlocked West African country south of the Sahara Desert, has been in the news since political unrest erupted there in 2014. Had peace prevailed, the country would have had a moment to savour the finding that they were among the few African countries that reduced poverty over the last 15 years.
Monday, 02-08-16, 14:48Ghana Crackdown Targets Finance Industry Tricksters[CAJ News] Accra -THE future looks gloomy for Ghana's microfinance institutions as the country's central bank cracks the whip on fly-night lenders that have mushroomed across the country.
Monday, 02-08-16, 14:35Hadza People Face Critical Food Shortage[Arusha Times] The hunter-gatherer Hadzabe tribe living on the shores of the remote and semi-arid Lake Eyasi are facing critical food shortage once again.