Western Africa

LASG Partners FirstBank to Promote Access to Affordable Healthcare

The Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA), in its commitment to ensure that residents at the grassroots have access to affordable, effective and quality healthcare, has partnered with First Bank Read More →

Why Ghana Needs a New Financial Sector Regulation Architecture

By Woelinam Dogbe, President of the Alliance for Financial Consumer Protection (AFCOP) There is ample evidence that the existing financial sector regulation architecture in Ghana is not fit-for-purpose Ghana’s financial sector is Read More →

GCB Bank Managing Director Takes Office as He is Sworn In

The new Managing Director of GCB Bank Ltd, Mr Kofi Adomakoh, has commenced work with the prospects of improving shareholder value and customer experience. He has consequently been sworn in Read More →

Firstbank Launches Next-Generation ATM, Spearheads Innovation in Electronic Banking in Nigeria

In the light of COVID-19, FirstBank has launched the FastTrack ATM, a Next Generation ATM and first of its kind in Africa, designed to promote financial activities on the ATM Read More →

Mastercard Enables Small Businesses in Nigeria to Tap into the Booming Digital Economy through SME-in-a-Box

  • SMEs can accept touchless payments from their Smartphones at no additional hardware costs using Mastercard QR and Tap on Phone
  • SME-in-a-Box enables small and micro merchants to gain access Read More →

Stripe will Acquire Paystack to Accelerate Online Commerce Across Africa

Making online and offline payments easier for African businesses and enabling more global companies to enter the fast-growing region The African internet economy is expanding quickly, with online commerce in the Read More →

phos and Stanchion Collaborate to Connect Merchants in Africa to the Contactless Digital Payment Ecosystem via their Existing Android Mobile Devices

Partnership is a game-changer in enabling contactless acceptance for smaller merchants across the continent

phos, the fintech behind the first-ever software-only Point of Sale (SoftPOS), and Stanchion Payment Solutions, Read More →

OMFIF Absa Index Shows Improved Resilience in African Financial Markets

Newly released data out of the 2020 edition of the Absa Africa Financial Markets Index shows that despite disruption from the COVID-19 pandemic, financial markets in Africa are proving robust Read More →

G-Money Partners Eliho Ghana LTD for Digital Payments

GCB Bank Limited, Ghana’s largest and first indigenous Bank has partnered Eliho Ghana Ltd. to facilitate the transfer and receipt of funds in the cocoa farming and purchasing ecosystem, using Read More →

Mastercard Partners with Samsung, Airtel and Asante to Drive Digital Inclusion in Africa through Pay-on-Demand Services

  • Pay-on-Demand platform enables safe, secure and convenient consumer financing via Samsung devices with embedded Knox security platform, through Airtel Africa’s network
  • The partnership facilitates usage-based payments and builds creditworthiness
  • Read More →

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