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Equity Bank Grows Profit Before Tax By 22 Percent and Customer Base To Over 8m

Equity Bank Group’s profits after tax jumped 22 percent to Kshs 3.21 billion from Kshs 2.63 billion posted within the same period last year. Despite a challenging business environment characterized by Read More →

Boost to Nigerian Payments System as MasterCard Powers Identity Card Program for 13m

The Nigerian National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and MasterCard today announced at the World Economic Forum on Africa the roll-out of 13 million MasterCard-branded National Identity Smart Cards with electronic Read More →

Centenary Bank Unveils Mobile Banking Services for Its 1.3m Customers

Centenary Bank of Uganda has unveiled CenteMobile, a mobile banking service for its customers. The service supports funds transfers, account and statement queries as well as airtime purchases and bill payments. Read More →

FNB Mozambique Wins Award for Personal Banking Excellence

FNB Mozambique has been awarded the PMR.Africa Golden Arrow award 2013 for Personal Banking Excellence. The awards were conferred by PMR Africa (Performance Management Review), a research consultancy, at an Read More →

Barclays Bank of Ghana and NCR Provide 24-hour ATM Access to Financial Services

Barclays Bank of Ghana is providing 24-hour access to financial services delivered at the ATM, enabled through NCR Corporation software. Barclays, which has operated in Ghana for more than 95 years, Read More →

Rabobank Takes a 27.5% Stake in DFCU Bank of Uganda

Dutch bank, Rabobank Group has received permission from the Central Bank of Uganda to take a stake of 27.5% of the shares of ownership in the dfcu Bank, ranked 5th Read More →

National Bank Eyes Growth With Islamic Banking

National Bank of Kenya has launched an Islamic banking window as it seeks to expand its business portfolio into the retail and corporate segments. The window, called ‘National Amanah’, is targeted Read More →

Angola’s Biggest ATM Operator Selects Wincor Nixdorf for IT Service Management

Angola's leading ATM network operator will in future be using Wincor Nixdorf's ProView software to handle IT service management for its 2000 self-service systems. EMIS, a company that is majority-owned Read More →

British Council Nigeria Launches Online Payments for IELTS Tests

The British Council announced the launch of a new online payment system for IELTS (International English Language Testing System) tests in Nigeria. Users can now pay online using their Visa or MasterCard Read More →

Google Teams Up with Equity Bank to Launch Travel Payment Card: BebaPay

Google has teamed up with Equity Bank, the largest bank in East Africa, to launch BebaPay, a payment card that makes it easier and more convenient to pay for bus Read More →
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