"The High Cost of Underrating Africa" by Dr. Hippolyte Fofack
4 juin 2021
International credit-rating agencies perennially assign overinflated risks to Africa, irrespective of its improving macroeconomic fundamentals or the global economic environment. These “perception premiums” are one of the region's biggest development challenges.
Mr. Wamkele Mene called on His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House in Accra.
5 mars 2021
President Oramah and the Secretary-General of the AfCFTA, Mr. Wamkele Mene called on His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo at the Jubilee House in Accra.
Afreximbank approves US$70 million for the upgrade of Beitbridge border post to facilitate
4 mars 2021
Afreximbank has approved US$70 million to finance the expansion and upgrade of the Beitbridge border post in Zimbabwe.
The Role of Hawala and Other Similar Service Providers in Money Laundering/ Terrorist Fin.
9 juil. 2020
Hawalas and other similar service providers (HOSSPs) arrange for transfer and receipt of funds or equivalent value and settle through trade, cash, and net settlement over a long period of time. What makes them distinct from other money transmitters is their use of non-bank settlement methods. This typology seeks to provide a facts-based review of the extent of their vulnerability to money laundering and terrorist financing.
Global Perception Index on Corruption
9 juil. 2020
Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index ranks 180 countries and territories by their perceived levels of public sector corruption, drawing on 13 expert assessments and surveys of business executives. It uses a scale of zero (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean)
Guidance on Digital Identity
9 juil. 2020
Digital payments are growing at an estimated 12.7% annually, and are forecast to reach 726 billion transactions annually by 2020. By 2022, an estimated 60% of world GDP will be digitalised. For the FATF, the growth in digital financial transactions requires a better understanding of how individuals are being identified and verified in the world of digital financial services. Digital identity (ID) technologies are evolving rapidly, giving rise to a variety of digital ID systems. This Guidance is intended to assist governments, regulated entities3 and other relevant stakeholders in determining how digital ID systems can be used to conduct certain elements of customer due diligence (CDD) under FATF Recommendation 10.