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SWIFT to Host African Regional Conference in Accra, Ghana on 18-20 June 2019

Annual conference supported by the Bank of Ghana to gather more than 500 financial services professionals from across Africa.

SWIFT will hold the 26th edition of the African Regional Read More →

Standard Chartered Maintains its Momentum as it Introduces More Digitally-Led Retail Banks in Africa

The Bank has launched its digital services in Tanzania and Ghana following successful roll-outs in Côte d’Ivoire and Uganda.

Standard Chartered has announced it has completed a simultaneous multi-market launch Read More →

Access, Diamond Bank Says Not Worried About Telco Led Financial Inclusion

Kenya’s Safaricom, the telecommunication company that is driving the country’s financial inclusion through mobile money is bigger than most of the country’s banks. Investigation by Businessday revealed that some Nigerian banks Read More →

Edward Amoatia Younge Appointed GCB Board Member

Mr Edward Prince Amoatia Younge, a Marketing Consultant has been appointed a Board member of GCB Bank Limited. At a ceremony at the Bank’s Head Office in Accra, Mr. Amoatia Younge Read More →

Emergent Technology Acquires Interpay Africa

Emergent Technology Holdings LP, a global financial technology company, is pleased to announce it has acquired Interpay Limited, a payments processor based in Ghana. The acquisition extends the operations of Read More →

OROBO and OpenWay to Power Cross-Border Money Transfers to West Africa

OROBO, the newly-launched money transfer platform from Saana Holdings, is opening up cross-border remittance and bill-payments into Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Serria-Leone and supporting financial inclusion in West Africa. The WAY4 Read More →

Launch of Mobile Money Interoperability in Ghana

The use of mobile money has witnessed exponential growth over the past 9 years; with a year on year increase in the number of mobile money accounts as well as Read More →

Mastercard and M-KOPA Unveil Payment Technology to Extend pay-as-you-go Solar Program in Africa

Mastercard and M-KOPA have entered into a partnership that will provide Africans living without electricity a simple way to light up their homes and businesses. M-KOPA, which already provides affordable, safe Read More →

Mobile Money Deposits in Ghana Hit GHC2.3b in 2017

The amount of money mobilized outside the banking system through mobile money reached record GH¢2.3 billion ending December 2017, according to data from the Bank of Ghana. The amount represents a Read More →

Barclays Africa Group and Frontclear Partner to Develop Africa’s Interbank Markets

Barclays Africa Group Limited (BAGL) has signed a 2-year agreement to provide financial support to the Frontclear Technical Assistance Programme (FTAP) through the latter’s Partnership Facility. The contribution reflects the Read More →

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