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Metbank and MasterCard Launch Zimbabwe’s First EMV Payment Cards

Metbank announced at an event held in Harare, that it has collaborated with global payments technology company MasterCard, to introduce Zimbabwe’s first EMV certified debit cards. Metbank will introduce Gold and Standard MasterCard 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 →

Ecobank Opens an Affiliate in South Sudan

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated , the pan-African banking group announced the opening of its South Sudan banking affiliate. This new banking affiliate, the 34th on the African continent, Read More →

South Africa’s Banking Rewards Programs: A Comparison

South African banks are now all in full swing with their respective loyalty or rewards programs.  In a highly competitive banking environment, where the large South African banks Read More →

Equity Bank’s Focus on Innovation Boosts First Half Year 2013 Profit

Regional banking group, Equity Bank's reduction of interest rates by 700 bps from 25% to 18% has paid off by growing its loan book by Kshs 11 billion to Kshs Read More →

Ethiopia to Stage Regional Banking and ICT conference

Ethiopia has emerged as one of the continent’s most exciting new markets, boasting the fastest growing non-energy-based economy in Africa, growing at an average annual rate of 11 percent GDP 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 →

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