The Access Bank UK Ltd: Best Africa Trade Finance Bank 2021

The Access Bank UK has kept trade finance flowing throughout the pandemic, protecting its staff and ensuring operational continuity. It delivered its promise to prevent furloughs and even brought in new team members. The Access Bank UK increased its income

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Convergence Partners: Best TMT Impact Investment Strategy Africa 2021

Convergence Partners is an impact investor with a record for identifying, developing and adding value to investment opportunities in Africa’s Technology Media and Telecom (TMT) sector. The private equity fund manager spreads its portfolio across 18 countries. It has invested

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Roxgold Inc: Best Mining CSR Strategy West Africa 2021

Gold is one of the most sought-after minerals on Earth. It once underpinned national monetary systems and has ever-increasing uses in the modern world, from smartphone componentry to space travel. Roxgold strives to meet this growing global demand in the

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QNB ALAHLI: Best SME Bank and Best Retail Bank Egypt 2021

Over the past four decades, QNB ALAHLI has solidified a leading market position as a specialised financial partner for retail and business clients —and the second-largest private bank in Egypt. It has attracted more than 1.2 million clients, offering a

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Verdant Capital: Best FinTech Capital Raising Team Africa 2021

Founded in 2013, Verdant Capital is a leading corporate finance advisor and fintech specialist in Africa. Using its extensive investment experience and contacts, it is playing an increasingly important role in the pan-African fintech space. Its track record is garnering

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CRC Credit Bureau Ltd: Best Credit Bureau Nigeria 2021

The pandemic has brought unparalleled destruction of lives and livelihoods. Nigeria has been hit hard, with high economic impacts and little lending. CRC Credit Bureau helps lenders make informed decisions with a nationwide repository of consumer and corporate credit information

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Norsad Finance: Best Impact Investor Africa 2020

Norsad Finance celebrated its 30th anniversary, reflecting a legacy of purpose-driven work alongside like-minded partners for the co-creation of a more resilient and sustainable Africa. Norsad’s purpose is to build a better Africa. The company provides tailored long-term financing solutions

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Atlas Mara Bank Zambia: Best Commercial Bank Zambia 2020

Atlas Mara is a financial services group listed on the London Stock Exchange with presence in seven sub-Saharan countries. Atlas Mara Zambia joined the group as an amalgamation of Finance Bank Zambia and African Banking Corporation Zambia in 2016. Atlas

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Rokel Commercial Bank: Best Bank Governance Sierra Leone 2020

Rokel Commercial Bank serves as the principal gateway to finance and business in Sierra Leone. It creates opportunities not only for its stakeholders, but for the nation as well. Rokel’s corporate mission has become even more relevant as the country’s

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East Africa Metals Inc: Most Responsible Miner Africa 2020

Legend has it that EAM’s Adyabo gold project sits on the site of the legendary mines of King Solomon, and EAM management looks to the Arabian-Nubian Shield as a highly prospective region for exploration. Over the past 15 years, Vancouver-based

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