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Standard Bank named African Bank of the Year

Standard Bank has been recognised for its key role in emerging markets by winning 10 awards, including the prestigious African Bank of the Year title.

The great West African banknote swap

West Africa's central bank enrolled town criers, United Nations peacekeepers and even desert pilots as it pulled out all the stops for an unprecedented, 10-week campaign to swap old banknotes for new that ended last week. The Central Bank of the States of West Africa hailed the campaign as a triumph.

Race for South African banks hots up

The race by foreign banks for a chunk of the South African banking pie appears to be hotting up. The bid by United Kingdom banking group Barclays plc for Absa seems to be gaining momentum, and emerging-market banking group Standard Chartered has reiterated its intention to garner a bigger slice of the South African market.

African bank launches $140m fund

The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Sunday launched a fund to help nations emerging from conflicts settle their arrears to foreign donors and tap new loans to rebuild their shattered economies. AfDB director Arunma Oteh launched the initial -million fund at a ceremony attended by more than 1 000 delegates.


STANDARD Bank has been ranked 146th in The Banker magazine's annual Top 1 000 World Bank rating a jump of 13 from last...

Central African Bank, single currency: Mboweni

Johannesburg | Friday THE first steps towards creating a single currency and a single central bank for Africa were taken at a meeting of...

Stanbic announces joint venture with African Bank

OWN CORRESPONDENT, Pretoria | Wednesday 2.45pmSTANDARD Bank Limited (Stanbic), which is fending off a hostile bid from rival Nedcor, has formed a joint venture...

Depositors confident about troubled African Bank

Meshack Mabogoane When the African Bank went through its first major scam involving forex irregularities in 1988, the Reserve Bank seconded Jack Theron,...

African bank’s closure sparks racial ferment

Meshack Mabogoane reports on the political and racial issues that have arisen as the African Bank closes its doors The closure of the...

African bank fails to elect new chief

The African Development Bank meeting to elect a new=20 president turned into a 'circus'. Kevin Rafferty in Abuja,=20 Nigeria, reports A meeting of...

African Development Bank kicked civil society to the curb at COP26

The bank asked the African Climate Reality Project to coordinate and present a position statement on energy, agriculture, forestry, land and ecosystems and climate finance but cancelled the presentation at the last minute

Standard Bank ‘risks its reputation over East African oil pipeline

Standard Bank says it has insisted on good environmental assessments, resettlement plans and fair compensation

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