Equity Group Appoints Group Chief Operating Officer (GCOO)

Samuel Kirubi, has been promoted to the position of GCOO from his current role of Managing Director of Equity Bank Uganda In his seven years of duty in Uganda, he turned around the entity from No 16 to the 5th most profitable bank in Uganda and the 6th largest bank in deposits and assets He

dfcu Bank Selects CR2 for Their ATM, Card and Payments Management Platform

CR2, a global-leading banking software company has partnered with dfcu Bank to transform their ATM, Card and Payments Management Platform. The partnership between CR2 and dfcu will build the Bank’s technological capability and will start by enhancing the customer experience across cards, ATMs, and payments. Commenting at the launch Fintan Byrne CR2 CEO said, “We

Equity Group Reports Strong 3rd Quarter Performance

Kshs.34.4 billion, PAT and Kshs.1.264 trillion assets 28% Profit After tax growth 31% growth in Non-funded income 27% growth in Earnings per Share 15% growth in customer deposits 21% growth in net loans Equity Group Holdings Plc today reported Kshs.34.4 billion shillings profit after tax for the nine months to 30th September 2022. The Group recorded

Mastercard and Ecobank Group Partner to Digitize Agricultural Value Chains in Africa and Empower Millions of Smallholder Farmers Through Digital and Financial Inclusion

Mastercard and Ecobank Group will deploy Mastercard Farm Pass, an award-winning, innovative solution that helps connect smallholder farmers to financial and agricultural ecosystems Mastercard Farm Pass will be rolled out leveraging the 33 countries where Ecobank has banking operations, helping millions of smallholder farmers gain digital access to markets, quality inputs, financial services, and real-time

Paid Out in Minutes: How Unifi’s Superfast Approval and Payout Times are Redefining Credit in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan African credit provider Unifi is enabling its clients to apply for short-term personal loans and have the money in the bank within minutes. Their impressive speed puts Unifi a few steps ahead of similar products in this space and makes life easy for customers in underserved markets. “While all our customers are formally employed,

Pass to Greater Prosperity: Advancing Financial Security and Well-Being Across Africa Through Digital Inclusion

The COVID-19 pandemic threw the world into disarray, but in Africa, life continues: Farmers farm, merchants sell, people apply for capital to create jobs and improve livelihoods, and a heightened need for access to healthcare underpins it all. But on a continent with widespread inequality, where over half of the population is still excluded from

Equity Group Returns to Growth

As the global economy continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, Equity Group has eased its defensive strategy that had been deployed during the economic uncertainty and returned to its growth strategy. The defensive strategy involved internally generated cash being retained, while forgoing dividend payouts for two consecutive years to build capital buffers. This

Cellulant has Partnered with NALA to Power Low-Cost Cross-Border Payments from the UK and USA into Africa

NALA provides an app for Africans living in the United Kingdom and the United States to send money to the continent seamlessly. NALA, a Tanzania based Fintech company, has teamed up with Cellulant (www.Cellulant.io), a Pan-African Payments Company, to power remittance payments from the United Kingdom and United States into Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and

Hyland’s Alfresco Process Automation Platform Helps aYo Boost Financial Inclusion and Change Lives in Africa

aYo, a provider of micro hospital and life insurance cover for underserved communities in Africa, has slashed claims processing time and costs thanks to claims automation built on Hyland’s Alfresco Process Automation platform. Hyland is a leading content services provider that enables thousands of organisations to deliver better experiences to their customers. aYo already has

Centenary Bank Partners with Mastercard to Enhance Customer Experience

Centenary Bank, Uganda’s leading commercial microfinance bank has unveiled the new Mastercard Platinum Debit Card targeting all customers who want to enjoy a smart convenience lifestyle, especially its those in the high net worth category who shop online and travel frequently. While addressing the media, Centenary Bank’s Managing Director Mr. Fabian Kasi revealed that the