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Global Transactions Get Easier with FirstBank’s Card Offerings

As in many developing countries, cash has been the most prevalent mode of payment in Nigeria until 2012 when the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) introduced the cashless policy Read More →

GCB Awarded Best Bank in Africa for Compliance

GCB Bank Limited, after being voted the Best Bank in Ghana in Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Compliance, has now emerged as Africa’s Best Bank in Compliance. GCB was rated the best among Read More →

FirstBank Spotlighting Opportunities in the Agriculture Value Chain

In 2017, the Nigerian agriculture sector witnessed a revolutionary discourse on the economic benefits of sustainable agriculture value-chain as an alternative source of economic development and foreign exchange with the Read More →

How Fourth Industrial Revolution Technology is Delivering a World of Opportunities to Merchants

There’s no doubt that technology has already re-shaped the way the world thinks about buying and selling. Who would have thought twenty years ago that people would be shopping on Read More →

UnionPay Cards are Accepted in Tunisia Stimulating Tourism Businesses

UnionPay, with a massive 7.5 billion cards in circulation globally, now accepted in Tunisia, thanks to the strategic partnership with local payment switch, Monétique Tunisie (SMT) and recent developments with Read More →

Fintech Nomanini Raises $4m in Funding Round Led by Standard Bank

Through the strategic investment, Standard Bank has launched a mobile application, powered by Nomanini, which offers underserved informal retailers financial services for the first time CAPE TOWN, 27th August 2019—Nomanini, the Read More →

SBM Bank Partners with UnionPay to Rollout Debit and Prepaid Cards in Kenya

SBM Bank has partnered the leading global payment network UnionPay International to roll out its UnionPay Prepaid Card. The partnership with SBM Bank enables cardholders of UnionPay prepaid card to Read More →

Revolutionizing the West African Financial Sector with Finnovex

Over 63% of the population of West Africa is unbanked and has a high mobile usage of 83%, thus suggesting the scope of successful digital transformation of banking and fiscal Read More →

Cape Consumers and Iemas have launched Co-Switch to Local Consumers and Retailers

A new payment services platform, utilised by two of South Africa’s oldest member organisations, promises to open up the buy-aid market to consumers and retailers alike. Co-Switch, a newly launched Read More →

FNB Releases Positive Results across the Business

FNB Financial Highlights:
  • Pre-tax profits up 11%
  • Strong contribution from Retail, Commercial and Rest of Africa
  • Domestic customer numbers at 8.2 million
  • Digital platform providing new growth opportunities
  • Upsell and Read More →

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