Ecobank Unveils its Single Market Trade Hub, Once Again Promoting Intra-African Trade

Ecobank Group, the leading Pan-African banking Group, has unveiled its ‘Ecobank Single Market Trade Hub’ today as part of its commitment to promoting intra-African trade. The Ecobank Single Market Trade Hub (the “Trade Hub”) is live, with over 300 businesses from 22 countries having signed onto the digital platform so far. The Trade Hub connects

All Resolutions Approved at Ecobank Transnational Incorporated’s 35th AGM and EGM

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (“ETI”), the parent of the Ecobank Group, the leading pan-African bank with a presence in 35 African countries, held its 35th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and an Extra Ordinary General Meeting, today in Lomé, Togo. At the meeting, shareholders approved the accounts and the appropriation of profits for 2022. In addition, shareholders

Jeremy Awori Leads Ecobank Group as the New Chief Executive Officer

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), the parent company of the Ecobank Group, the leading pan-African banking group, is pleased to announce that Jeremy Awori has officially assumed his role as Chief Executive Officer of the Ecobank Group. Jeremy Awori, commenting on his new role, said: “It’s a fantastic opportunity to take Ecobank to the next level of

Ecobank wins Best Place to Work in Africa 2022 Award

Best Places to Work certified organisations tend to outperform the market average in terms of driving consistent long-term business performance through high employee engagement  Ecobank Group (, the leading pan-African bank, has won the highly coveted Best Place to Work in Africa 2022 Award from the Best Place to Work organisation. The Award honours organisations

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 ( 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

Finance in Africa 2022: Navigating the Financial Landscape in Turbulent Times

Banks weathered the pandemic well, showing the resilience of the sector  The European Investment Bank (EIB) ( has completed its annual survey of banks in Africa in 2022, supported by Making Finance Work for Africa. In Finance in Africa in 2022: Navigating the financial landscape in turbulent times (, the seventh report in this series,

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 ( Pan African Centre in Lomé, Togo; Finalists will

Ade Ayeyemi, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ecobank Group, to Retire

Alain Nkontchou, Ecobank Group Chairman, thanked Ade for his immense contribution during his seven years at the helm of the Ecobank Group as Group CEO Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), the parent company of the Ecobank Group (, today announced that the current Group Chief Executive Officer, Ade Ayeyemi, will retire after he attains the age

Ecobank Group’s RapidCollect™ Enables Businesses to Collect Their Payments Across Africa with Only One Account

RapidCollect™ caters for the needs of business customers across Africa, as the continent is at a unique point in its history  With only one account, business customers can receive funds instantly from their clients in their home country and across Ecobank’s ( pan-African network; Ecobank business customers can now make instant automated reconciliation leveraging Ecobank’s

Ecobank named Best Trade Finance Bank in West Africa

Global Trade Review’s judges took account of Ecobank’s full suite of trade products, services, impact and performance across Structured Trade and Commodities Finance, Supply Chain Financing and digital trade channels Ecobank (, the leading Pan-African Banking Group, has been named ‘Best Trade Finance Bank in West Africa’ at the prestigious Global Trade Review’s Leaders in