Six Fintech Companies From Africa Emerge as Finalists in the Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2022

 The six finalists were chosen following extremely strong competition from over 700 fintechs from 59 countries. Grand Finale to be held on 28 October at the Ecobank Group Pan African Centre in Lomé, Togo. Finalists will compete for the top price of $50,000 and admission to the ‘Ecobank Fintech Challenge Fellowship’ program Ecobank Group, the

Touch and Pay Wins $50,000 Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2022

Touch and Pay processes microtransactions across Africa, such as paying for bus journeys  Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com) is proud to announce that Touch and Pay a Nigeria-based fintech has won the 2022 edition of the Ecobank Fintech Challenge. This announcement was made at the Grand Finale, today at Ecobank’s headquarters in Lomé,  presided by H.E. Cina

Six Fintech Companies from Africa Emerge as Finalists in the Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2022

Finalists will compete for the top price of $50,000 and admission to the ‘Ecobank Fintech Challenge Fellowship’ program The six finalists were chosen following extremely strong competition from over 700 fintechs from 59 countries; Grand Finale is to be held on 28 October at the Ecobank Group (http://www.Ecobank.com) Pan African Centre in Lomé, Togo; Finalists will

United Bank for Africa Partners with Cellulant to Expand its Reach in 19 Markets Across Africa

Partnership between United Bank for Africa and Cellulant extends payments services for merchants and consumers across the African continent Africa’s global bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, and leading Pan-African Payments Company Cellulant (Cellulant.io) have announced a partnership that will extend payment services for merchants and consumers across 19 key African countries in which

Cellulant and Gainde 2000 Partner to Improve Africa’s Trade Environment by Digitising Payments for Governments and Multinational Companies

GAINDE shall bundle its e-government solutions with Cellulant’s payments solutions offering the most comprehensive regional end to end technology and payments solution Cellulant (www.Cellulant.io) has entered into a 5-year partnership with Senegal based GAINDE 2000 to offer an end to end Pan-African technology infrastructure and payments solutions for trade, revenue & tax collection for governments

Pipit Global Partners with Cellulant to Power Low-Cost Remittances in Africa

Irish FinTech, Pipit Global Partners with Pan-African Fintech Cellulant to power cheaper and safer means for Africans in the EU and UK to send cash to their families at home in Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Mali, Senegal, and Ghana According to reports by the BBC, about 8 million Africans live abroad. That number is projected

West Africa Launches New Payments Digitization Agenda

New report: Worker payments digitization for economic recovery and decent work In Senegal, 8 out of 10 workers are paid in cash. Most are temporary workers and excluded from health insurance. A survey revealed that 77% of temporary workers would be willing to receive their wages digitally if this gave them access to health insurance.

FirstBank Promotes Cross Border Payments in Sub Sahara Africa with First Global Transfer

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider, has announced the launch of First Global Transfer (FGT) to promote international transfer of funds across its subsidiaries in sub-Saharan Africa. The Bank’s subsidiaries in Africa include FBNBank DRC, FBNBank Ghana, FBNBank Gambia, FBNBank Guinea, FBNBank Sierra-Leone, FBNBank Senegal. The First Global

First Bank of Nigeria Promotes Financial Inclusion through Digitisation in Sub-Saharan Africa

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its organisation of a Joint Seminar with sub-Saharan African Banking and Telecom Regulators to promote financial inclusion through digital innovations in sub-Saharan Africa. The event which was held in Lagos recently was themed “Advancing ePayment and Digital Innovations in Africa- Evolution of Nigeria’s Payment Systems”. The seminar was

Orange and Ecobank Launch Money Transfer Service in Africa

Orange and pan-African banking group Ecobank have rolled out a service that will enable Orange Money subscribers who also have bank accounts with Ecobank to transfer money between their respective accounts. The service has already been launched in Mali and will be rolled-out in several other African countries, including Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea Conakry, Niger,