Sub Saharan Africa

Velmie Launches Mobile Banking Platform Tailored for Africa

Digital transformation could be a game-changer for the African continent, and FinTech is currently one of the main drivers of this technology revolution. The tremendous opportunity for digitally-driven financial services Read More →

Banking Sector Urged to Go Digital to Build Resilience and Sustainable Growth Post Covid-19

Banks from the region shared some case studies on digitisation in banking services in the region Bankers from Sub Saharan Africa and China who attended the Huawei Sub-Saharan Africa Financial Services Read More →

Ecobank Group & Google Collaborate to Deliver Digital Solutions Tailored for Ecobank’s SME Customers

Ecobank Group (, the pan-African Bank, in collaboration with Google is helping to equip African SMEs with the necessary digital skills to navigate the rapidly evolving business world. The aim Read More →

Mukuru Groceries Launches to Support Zimbabwean Families During the Crisis

The service will give foreign national workers living in South Africa the ability to provide for their families back home with basic staples.  Mukuru, one of Africa’s leading remittance providers, has Read More →

DPO Group and Mastercard Join Forces to Help Businesses in Africa Move Online

New e-commerce store provides free website with integrated digital payments    African digital payments company, DPO Group, has launched an e-commerce store. Powered by Mastercard’s payments gateway technology, the platform will Read More →

Cloud-Computing Solutions Can Help Significantly to Reduce Banking Costs in Africa

More than 700 million Africans lack access to a bank or mobile money account and only 41% of Africans are financially included. This is due to the high cost Read More →

2020 Global Customer Experience Benchmarking Report

Connected customers expect a hyper-personalised, effortless experience but organisations are slow to respond. Only 9% of organisations say customers rate brand experiences as fully satisfactory, with satisfaction around AI and robotics Read More →

Mastercard Champions Safe and Secure Payment Transactions in Middle East & Africa with Increase to Contactless Payment Limits

This initiative comes as global and regional health officials and governments recommend social distancing and encourage the use of contactless payments over cash transactions

Mastercard announced today that it Read More →

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated Announces New Appointments and Changes on its Board

Dr. Georges Agyekum Nana Donkor has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director to replace Mr. Bashir Mamman Ifo as the representative of Ecowas Bank for Investment & Development (EBID). Ecobank Transnational Read More →

Ecobank Group Announces 2020 Edition of Fintech Challenge

Ecobank Group (, the pan-African banking group, is inviting African fintech entrepreneurs to enter the 3rd edition of  the Ecobank Fintech Challenge. The Fintech Challenge  gives African start-ups the opportunity Read More →

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