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Airtel Partners with Equity Bank and First Bank for Mobile Payments

Airtel Networks limited has entered into a partnership with Equity Bank in Kenya and First Bank of Nigeria that will offer comprehensive mobile commerce solutions to their customers in Kenya Read More →

Paynet Partners with MasterCard to Drive Local Migration to EMV Cards

MasterCard has signed a deal with regional card processor Paynet Group to partner in a local initiative geared towards encouraging the switch from magnetic strip to EMV cards. Dubbed “The Great Migration Read More →

FirstBank signs fraud prevention agreement with Clydestone

In its bid to ensure safety of customer deposits and security in Internet banking, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has signed a G-secure Authentication Platform agreement with Clydestone Nigeria Limited Read More →

UBA commissions state-of-the-art security operations centre

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has taken a major step to secure all electronic banking transactions in the bank and protect its customers against cyber crimes and other forms Read More →

FirstBank Launches New Money Transfer Service

In a bid to strengthen its dominance of international money transfer and give its customers wide range of options, First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) has partnered with Trans-Fast Remittance LLC, Read More →

Ghana Hosts Central Bank Governors Meeting

The 29th   meeting of the Committee of Governors of Central Banks of the West Africa Monetary Zone (WAMZ) has taken place in Accra. The meeting provides a regular platform to review Read More →

Access Bank, Intercontinental Merger Adjudged Africa`s Top M&A Deal

Access Bank’s merger deal with the defunct Intercontinental Bank has been judged Africa’s top merger and acquisition (M&A) deal by the Banker Magazine. The Banker Magazine, a member of the Financial Read More →

Orange Launches Mobile-to-Mobile Money Transfers in Western African Countries

Orange is launching a quick and easy international money transfer service at a competitive price called "Orange Money International Transfer". The offer is available between Mali, Senegal and Cote d'Ivoire. Every Read More →

Wincor Nixdorf Opens Office in Nigeria to Exploit ATM Growth Opportunity

Wincor Nixdorf is opening a new representative office in Lagos, the largest city in the western African country of Nigeria. The company is extending its involvement in Nigeria as part Read More →

Going Cashless: UBA Launches “All About U” Debit Card

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has introduced a personalised debit card called the UBA “All About U” Card which allows Customers carry around their fond memories while using their Read More →
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