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Financial Integration in Africa

Syllabus of the Subject: Regional Financial Integration in Africa

  1. Introduction to the Regional Financial Integration in Africa
  2. Trends in the African regional financial integration
  3. Case Study: The four largest African banking groups
    1. ECOBANK (Togo)
    2. United Bank for Africa (Nigeria)
    3. Standard Bank Group (South Africa)
    4. BMCE BANK Group (Morocco)
  4. Cross-border banking
  5. Mobile banking services
  6. Payment systems in Africa
  7. Risks from the cross-border banking in Africa
  8. Case Study: Vodafone Money Transfer (M-PESA) in Africa
  9. Capital markets development in Africa
  10. Regional Financial infrastructure
  11. History of the monetary cooperation in Africa
  12. Challenges of the CFA zone
  13. Case Study: the Monetary Cooperation Arrangements of the Regional Economic Communities (REC)
The Subject “Regional financial integration in Africa” belongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Doctorates: African Business, World Trade
  2. Masters: Business in Africa, Transport in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade
  3. Course: Regional Integration in Africa

Online African Students (Masters, Doctorates, Business)

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Intégration financière en Afrique Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Integración Financiera Africana Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Integração financeira africana

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Description of the Subject: Regional financial integration in Africa.

In general, the financial systems in Africa are limited (both in capacity and size) and not fully regional integrated, this cause high transactions cost and elevated levels of risk

  1. A right financial infrastructure (legal framework, payment systems, credit registries...) can contribute to boost the intra-African trade and the economic growth
  2. One of the pillars of the African financial system is the Cross-border banking
  3. The four largest Banks in Africa are the ECOBANK (Togo), United Bank for Africa (Nigeria), Standard Bank Group (South Africa) and BMCE BANK Group (Morocco)
  4. M-PESA is a money transfer system launched by Vodafone; PESA means MONEY in Swahili
    1. In Africa, M-PESA is operative in Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique, Egypt and Lesotho
  5. The JSE (Johannesburg Stock Exchange) represents 65 percent of the total market capitalisation in Africa
  6. SADC (Southern African Development Community), COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa), WAEMU (West African Economic and Monetary Union), and CEMAC (Central African Economic and Monetary Community) are trying to harmonise their regional payment systems

Economic Area of the African Civilisation: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Ivory Coast, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, South Sudan, Eswatini (Swaziland), Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

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  2. Southern African Students: Botswana, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Botswana, Eswatini (Swaziland), Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Eswatini (Swaziland), Lesotho, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Lesotho, Namibia, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Namibia, South Africa, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade South Africa Zambia (Study Master Doctorate Business) Zambia, and Zimbabwe, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Zimbabwe.
  3. Western African Students: Gambia, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade The Gambia, Ghana, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Ghana, Liberia Online Master / Doctorate in Business, Foreign Trade Liberia, Nigeria Doctorates, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Nigeria and Sierra Leone, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Sierra Leone
  4. Central African Students: Cameroon, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Cameroon and Rwanda, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Rwanda
  5. Northern African Students: Egypt, Master, International Business, Foreign Trade Egypt and Libya

Tony Elumelu
Tony Elumelu, Nigerian Banker, Businessman, Philanthropist (Nigeria) African capitalism

Jim Ovia
Jim Ovia, Nigerian Banker, Philanthropist (Nigeria, Master, Doctorate)

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Othman Benjellou (Muslim Moroccan Businessman, the richest men in Morocco) Al Wataniya (Insurance Company)

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