Ecobank Group Appoints Alain Nkontchou as Chairman

Mr. Nkontchou has always utilised his wealth of experience on the Board and we look forward to his successful and strong leadership The leading pan-African banking group, Ecobank (, is delighted Read More →

South African Reserve Bank Imposes Administrative Sanctions in Terms of the Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 Of 2001, As Amended

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has imposed administrative sanctions on three life insurers and directed them to take remedial actions. The SARB found weaknesses in each of the life Read More →

Customers Can Now Deposit Cash Directly into Their Bank Account at All Pick ‘n Pay till Points

Ongoing innovation in PnP stores to make banking more accessible and convenient for all customers

Customers can now make cash Read More →

First Bank of Nigeria Upgrades its Mobile Banking Application

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s leading financial inclusion services provider, has announced that its mobile banking application, FirstMobile has been upgraded with new and improved features to promote safe Read More →

Standard Bank Group Collaborates with Salesforce Towards Becoming a Platform Business

In a virtual signing event symbolic of the technologically powered new normal, Standard Bank has unveiled an extended agreement with global customer engagement expert Salesforce to deliver positive digital experiences Read More →

Standard Bank Signs Covid-19 Response Loan with IFC

The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited (“SBSA”) has signed a USD185m, 3-year loan agreement with International Financial Corporation (“IFC”), a development finance institution that is part of the World Read More →

Ecobank Nigeria Extends Zero Charge for Digital Money Transfers

Ecobank has extended its zero-charge fee for digital money transfers below N5,000 till the end of September this year. In addition to the free USSD session fee currently enjoyed by Read More →

African Bank Partners with the Explore Data Science Academy as Part of its data Driven Strategy

African Bank is fast becoming a pioneering data-driven South African organization through its commitment to upskilling and employing brilliant data scientists. African Bank’s Executive of Credit and Data Science, Vere Millican Read More →

Diebold Nixdorf Extends Strategic Relationship with Accenture to Accelerate its Digital Transformation and Cloud Migration

Accenture and Diebold Nixdorf have announced that the companies have agreed to extend their strategic relationship to accelerate Diebold Nixdorf's multiyear digital and cloud transformation program, which includes streamlining its finance, Read More →

First National Bank becomes the first bank in South Africa to accept UnionPay Contactless Payment at its SpeedPoint Terminals

First National Bank (FNB) and UnionPay International (UPI) jointly announced today that UnionPay cardholders will be able to make contactless payments with their cards via FNB Speedpoint® terminals at merchants Read More →

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