Africa Business World 

APRM condemns latest downgrade of Mauritius by credit rating agency Moody’s

– – The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), which is an organ of the African Union (AU) that supports African countries in the area of credit ratings, has condemned latest downgrade of Mauritius by credit rating agency Moody’s. In a statement APRM said it has “noted with concern the unsolicited rating action by Moody’s that resulted in the downgrade of… Read More
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Why the AU is pushing for an African credit rating agency

– – There is an urge and surge from the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM), an organization under the African Union to work towards establishing an African-owned credit rating agency by the end of this year. The need for such African Credit Rating Agency followed complaints from some African countries that credit rating agencies from the West aren’t being fair… Read More
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APRM and AU’s Peace and Security Council hold first joint meeting

– – Members of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) and the African Union’s Peace and Security Council are holding their first joint retreat in Durban, South Africa. The meeting is affording the two organizations the opportunity to discuss ways of better collaborating in identifying early warning signs of conflicts in Africa and devising the best way of tackling them.… Read More