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Siemens wins 2018 Digital Solutions of the Year award at Africa Utility Week
Siemens has won the Digital Solutions of the year...
Pan-African Bank Ecobank wins Best Digital Strategy Award in London
Ecobank won the Best Digital Strategy Award at the...
Massmart launches Urban Bookshelf in Alexandra
Massmart second Urban Bookshelf was launched, today, 17 May...
SqwidNet appoints new Acting CEO
Phathizwe Malinga has officially been appointed as the new...
Renewable energy sector needs economic transformation
Failing to include and inform local communities about multibillion...
Bayakha Investment Partners officially appoints Ben Kodisang
Bayakha officially announced today, 16 May 2018 that industry...
Amu Power signs clean coal technology agreement with GE
Gulf Energy, the developer of the 1050Mw Lamu Coal...
Denel Board of Directors accepts CEO resignation
The Denel Board of Directors has accepted the resignation...
ICT investment key to fuelling Africa’s digital growth
Rapid advancements in information communications technologies (ICT) over the...
Digitalisation – an unavoidable key to unlocking future opportunities
With local businesses facing a ‘perfect storm’ of data...

Banking

How fintech transforms banking industry across Africa

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

How fintech transforms banking industry across Africa

The FinTech space in Africa is witnessing rapid growth as innovative new financial services players disrupt the traditional modalities of banking across the continent. Finnovation Africa: Kenya 2018 will gather international FinTech experts together with African pioneers, investors, government policymakers, entrepreneurs and leading bankers to harness the FinTech revolution to boost strategic economic priorities such as

Nigerian Central Bank keeps monetary policy rate at 14%

Friday, April 6th, 2018

Nigerian Central Bank keeps monetary policy rate at 14%

Nigeria’s central bank left its monetary policy rate at 14%, noting the third consecutive quarter of economic growth in the fourth quarter of last year, continued moderation in inflation and continued stability in the Naira’s exchange rate....

Ecobank mobile app reaches 4 million users across Africa

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Ecobank mobile app reaches 4 million users across Africa

The upgraded version of Ecobank’s revolutionary mobile app has attracted 3 million new customers in just 6 months, taking the total number of users to 4 million.   The app builds on the core functionality that saw...

Key challenges facing emerging-market central banks

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

Key challenges facing emerging-market central banks

Since the most recent global financial crisis, central banks have faced mounting challenges. Not only were they at the forefront of saving the global economy from collapse; they were also seen as ‘the only game in town’...

Sub-Saharan Africa investment banking fees reached $527.9 million in 2017

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Sub-Saharan Africa investment banking fees reached $527.9 million in 2017

Thomson Reuters, one of the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today, 23 January 2018, released the 2017 investment banking analysis for the Sub-Saharan Africa region. According to estimates from Thomson Reuters, Sub-Saharan...

How to expand regional banking and economic growth across Africa

Friday, December 15th, 2017

How to expand regional banking and economic growth across Africa

Many growing businesses would like to expand their operations to capture more revenue opportunities, and these owners often take it for granted that the banking services necessary for facilitating payroll and other financial activities are available everywhere...

Digitisation drives new culture in African banking

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Digitisation drives new culture in African banking

Even more than the technology itself, innovative cultures able to include, adapt and evolve technology – as part of the way that banks do things – will determine competitive ability and future success in Africa’s banking industry....

Afreximbank appoints new Director of Banking Operations

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Afreximbank appoints new Director of Banking Operations

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced the appointment of Kwabena Ayirebi, as Banking Operations Director. Ayirebi, a Ghanaian national, joins the Bank from the HSBC, MENA, where he served variously as Senior Executive, Global Banking and...

Ike Chioke

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Ike Chioke

Ike Chioke has over 25 years of investment banking experience involving strategic advisory in corporate finance including mergers and acquisitions, project, structured finance and debt, equity capital markets activities. His industry specializations include the telecommunications, media, financial...

Avaya – South Africans lead the way in mobile banking

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Avaya – South Africans lead the way in mobile banking

Consumers in South Africa prefer a digital-first approach to resolving their basic banking issues, only talking to a human being if they have to, according to a new survey from Avaya. Out of nine countries surveyed, South Africans...

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