Fintech Startup Azimo Launches New Instant Money Transfer Service to Eight New Countries in West Africa

Azimo, the online money transfer service, announced that customers across Europe can now send money to recipients in Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo in West African CFA francs for instant cash pick-up. Michael Kent, CEO of Azimo, explains that: “Together these 8 countries have a combined population of over

SkyVision Wins National Bid for a Communications Project with Bank of Africa in Burkina Faso

SkyVision Global Networks Ltd, a leading global communications provider, announced the successful implementation of the first phase of its project with the Bank of Africa Burkina Faso, the country’s second largest financial institution. The project included implementing a full communications solution through the SkyVision VPN service, connecting BoA headquarters in Ouagadougou to its branch offices

MTN Group and Bharti Airtel Partner to Launch Cross-Border Remittance

MTN Group and Bharti Airtel has announced a cross-border remittance partnership that seeks to remove the hassles of transferring money between Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso for the operators’ Mobile Money customers on either side of the border. The landmark partnership will enable Mobile Money customers of MTN Ivory Coast and Airtel in Burkina Faso

UBA Subsidiaries Emerge as ‘World’s Best Emerging Markets’ Banks in Africa

Three subsidiaries of the pan African banking group, the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, have emerged as World’s Best Emerging Market Banks in Burkina Faso, Cameroon and Senegal respectively. Specifically, UBA Burkina Faso, UBA Cameroun and UBA Senegal were considered the best in their various countries of operations by Global Finance magazine in an