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FirstBank Partners with World Remit for Digital Money Transfers in Nigeria

Digital money transfer service WorldRemit has joined forces with First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) for instant money transfers directly to FirstBank accounts in Nigeria. The new strategic partnership considerably expands 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 →

Standard Chartered Bank Launches its First-Ever Digital Bank in Africa

Standard Chartered Bank has announced the official launch of its digital bank in Côte d’Ivoire. This marks the Bank’s first digital bank in Africa and the first-of-its-kind to open in Read More →

Zenith Bank Partners Facebook and Mastercard to Pioneer QR Payments on Facebook Messenger

Zenith Bank has confirmed that it is in a strategic partnership with Facebook and Twitter to launch a Masterpass QR bot for Facebook messenger, that will enable Nigerian businesses set Read More →

Lagos State Partners with Interswitch to Provide Omni-channel Digital Payment Solutions

As part of the Lagos State Government’s strategic vision to embrace a digital future through the adoption of innovative technology and processes across all spheres of governance and public-sector service Read More →

FirstBank ATMs Account for 37 Percent of Bill Payments on ATMs in Nigeria

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s most valuable bank brand has again validated its leadership position with the efficiency and creativity of the Bank’s Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) as it Read More →

AFRRI 2017 Financial Services in Africa: Disruption vs Leapfrogging

The 2017 African Financial Retail Readiness (AFRRI) Report looks at the relationship between technology and financial retail services in Africa. Produced by Calleo, a South African based marketing consultancy, in consultation Read More →

FirstBank Processes over N1 Trillion on its 894 Quick Banking Channel

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has recorded giant strides in its Financial Inclusion services delivery, via its 894 quick banking, a USSD based channel that enables customers to access banking 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 →

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