Can Microlenders Make A Comeback?

Can Microlenders Make A Comeback?

Once hailed as a game-changer for the impoverished, microlenders are falling behind in the digital race while online lenders and commercial banks poach their turf.

World's Best Banks 2020: Africa

World's Best Banks 2020: Africa

It has been Global Finance’s practice to conduct a Best Bank award ceremony during the IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings. As this year’s Meetings have gone virtual, so will Global Finance’s awards ceremony. Below are a selection of winners ...

Ghana: Bracing For Contraction

Ghana: Bracing For Contraction

With an election looming, Ghana’s economy grapples with a pandemic, falling oil revenues, a nagging fiscal deficit and the imperative to diversify.

Mauritius: Africa’s Offshore Haven

Mauritius: Africa’s Offshore Haven

Mauritius is betting that political stability and free-market reforms will vault it into the ranks of high-income nations. But first, it needs more foreign investment.