Western Africa

Banks are Separating Hardware and Software Purchasing to Optimise ATM Efficiency

ATM deployers around the world are changing their ATM procurement strategies as software solutions become more powerful and sophisticated Banks move away from buying ATM software bundled with hardware Banks around the Read More →

ChamsMobile Launches a Mobile Money Account and a Linked Visa Virtual Card for Nigerians in Diaspora

Nigerian Mobile Money Operator, ChamsMobile Ltd, under its brand ‘Kegow’, has announced the introduction of a Mobile money account for Nigerians living abroad in socalled “diaspora”, an account which will Read More →

Interswitch Concludes Acquisition of Vanso

Interswitch Limited, Africa’s leading digital payments and commerce company has successfully completed a 100% acquisition of Value Added Network Solutions Limited (VANSO). VANSO is a market leading mobile and security-focused financial Read More →

Transfast Partners with Uber and Pulls Another First for Remittances

Global funds transfer leader Transfast launched a partnership with Uber, offering a free Uber ride to the sender and recipient of funds transfers to Nigeria. The partnership marks the first Read More →

HomeSend, Mastercard Aim to Transform the $3bn Remittance Industry in Ethiopia

HomeSend and the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) announced a new remittance service at the US-Africa Business Forum, that will allow more than 100 million Ethiopians to send Read More →

FirstBank Offers Exciting Educational Solutions to Schools

It is the beginning of another school term and as students return to school after the long holidays, First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s most valuable Bank brand is again Read More →

FirstBank Named Nigeria’s Most Customer Friendly Bank

Nigeria’s most valuable bank Brand, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has emerged the Most Customer Friendly bank at the BusinessDay annual banking awards, 2016. The Bank was also named the Read More →

Orange Accelerates Mobile Financial Services In Africa And Sets Up CECOM

With the recent receipt of Electronic Money Establishment licenses (EME) in four countries (Senegal, Mali, Côte d’Ivoire and Guinea), Orange has further strengthened its position as a major player in Read More →

Ecobank Launches Ecobank Masterpass QR in Nigeria

Ecobank Group has partnered with Mastercard to launch Ecobank Masterpass QR, an enhancement to the Masterpass global digital payment service that will enable millions of micro, small and medium enterprises Read More →

First Bank of Nigeria Appoints Olusegun Alebiosu as Chief Risk Officer

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s most valuable banking brand and foremost financial institution, announced the appointment of Mr. Olusegun Alebiosu as its new Chief Risk Officer (CRO). Prior to Read More →
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