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Ecobank Group And Mastercard Recognised At African Banker Awards

The strategic partnership between the Ecobank Group and Mastercard was recognised at the 2017 African Banker Award for delivering ‘Innovation in Banking’. The landmark deal between both organisations was signed Read More →

Mastercard Extends Footprint In Middle East And North Africa With Strategic Expansion In Key Markets

By establishing its formal presence in three new markets in the Middle East and North Africa, Mastercard, a leading technology company in the global payments industry, has reaffirmed its commitment Read More →

SWIFT’s Messaging Traffic Grows By 15.2% In Africa

Data from SWIFT shows that Africa’s traffic growth has outperformed the total growth of SWIFT globally. In the year to date, total message traffic volumes grew by 15.2% versus 6.4% Read More →

Ecobank Signs Agreement With OiLibya For Distribution Of Digital Financial Services

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated the parent company of Ecobank, the Pan-African banking group has signed an agreement with OiLibya, the Pan-African oil and gas downstream company, for the distribution of digital Read More →

Pay360 Joins Forces With ACI Worldwide To Extend Its Global Acquiring Reach

Pay360 by Capita has established a five-year alliance with ACI Worldwide, a leading provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, to extend its card acquiring capability from Read More →

ATMIA Releases Publishes Access To Cash Study

ATMIA published a new study on the role cash plays in financial inclusion. Entitled, “Access to Cash: the First Step toward Financial Inclusion” the study presents an international picture of Read More →

Visa Launches Expanded Fourth Edition of its Africa Integration Index

Visa has released the fourth edition of its Africa Integration Index at the World Economic Forum in Durban. Titled Connecting for Growth, Economic Inclusion & Prosperity, the research expands on Read More →

Cash Costs South African Consumers R23 Billion A Year – Mastercard Study

Cash cost consumers R23 billion or 0.52 percent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product in 2015, according to a new Mastercard study released at the World Economic Forum on Read More →

“Regulation And The Future Of International Banking”

The theme of this year’s World Economic Forum on Africa is “Achieving Inclusive Growth”. This is part of the response by global leaders to the urgent need to reduce inequality Read More →

Partnership And Innovation Key To Build Diverse, Vibrant And Resilient African Economies

Africa is coming off an enviable streak of strong growth. For the past 16 years, the region has maintained an average GDP growth rate of five percent, which has outperformed Read More →
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