AFRICA RISK NEWS
….we are reminded of the process an eagle undergoes at some point in its life in order to shed the old self and emerge forth with strength and vigour. The eagle has to decide whether to die or go through prolonged pain to extend its useful life. The rebirth process involves the arduous task of knocking out its own beak and plucking out its talons so that new ones can grow.
Africa Risk Institute, a Kenyan-based professional services firm has signed a partnership agreement with PECB, a global provider of professional ISO standards trainings and certifications. This agreement allows the Africa Risk Institute to begin to provide training services related to ISO standards.
Anyone who has sat for the FRM Exams will attest to the fact that a key aspect of passing is examination technique. At Africa Risk Institute we most of a good track record for preparing students for the examination. We have used the experience of our qualified trainers as well as students to develop the most […]
The European Commission has announced plans for new anti-money laundering measures – but provoked furious responses from countries which say it failed to consult them over their inclusion on a 12-country money laundering “blacklist”.
It is now globally-accepted that for education to effectively achieve its true objective, the curriculum and content must be competency-based. The competency-based education (CBE) approach allows students to advance based on their ability to master a skill or competency at their own pace regardless of environment.
Most Credit providers carry out training for their senior staff neglecting the gatekeepers who have a critical role in the origination process.
THE A-FLY PROGRAM Statistically, Africa has the youngest population in the world with a median age of 19 years and about 80% of the population being below 35 years. Youth unemployment has steadily risen over the years with circa 50% of unemployed youths holding university degrees. Being the continent with the largest “youth bulge” in […]
The Capital Markets Authority(CMA) Kenya in partnership with capital markets industry participants organized a three-day Capital Markets Open Day from 4th May, 2017 to 6th May 2017 at KICC. The event attracted stakeholders from professional and business fraternity, national and county governments as well as the general public and was aimed at promoting awareness of the services […]
The impression that financial derivatives are complex to understand on the same level as rocket science, is not uncommon among many capital markets practitioners. Nothing could be less accurate. While understanding them is not kindergarten stuff, it is not rocket science either. Yet this is not the only aspect on derivatives that is generating debate […]
Nairobi city is poised to become the financial entrepot for Africa. While this is not news to many, little is known about the progress made towards this end. The Kenya Capital Markets Authority (CMA) has fast-tracked this process by introducing the Securities Industry Certification Program (SICP). In partnership with the Chartered Institute for Securities and […]