Egypt’s CIB progresses plans to launch digital bank

Bank executive says digital banks are key to bringing around 45 million eligible Egyptians into the formal banking sector One of Egypt's biggest banks, Commercial...

Clickatell Transact Enables United Bank for Africa (UBA) to launch Chat Banking (Leo) on...

The largest banks in Nigeria and on the African continent, continue to drive excellence in customer experience by expanding their services and digital product...

China’s Xi offers another $60 bln to Africa, but says no to “vanity” projects

Xi hosting African leaders for major summit Chinese President Xi Jinping offered another $60 billion in financing for Africa on Monday and said Chinese companies...

Oradian and ANMFIN launch new cloud-based microfinance solution in Nigeria

The partnership will enable ANMFIN to promote access to financial services for Nigerian clients on a larger scale by using ANMFIN Cloud Express As part...

2 South African Startups Among Finalists Of 2018 Zambezi Prize For Innovation In Financial...

Ten African Startups have been selected as finalists for the 2018 Zambezi Prize for innovation in Financial Inclusion, and two of the South African...

Reserve Bank does it for Madiba

The Reserve Bank will next week put into circulation banknotes to mark Nelson Mandela’s centenary. The commemorative banknotes and the R5 circulation coin will be...

Successful implementation of Arab Africa Trade Bridges (AATB) Program

International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) continues the successful implementation of Arab Africa Trade Bridges (AATB) Program by connecting business communities in Agadir Agreement...

Special Envoys on a mission to net $100bn in investment

Special Envoys on a mission to net $100bn in investment. President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Special Envoys on Investment to spearhead an investment drive with...

Building the Business Case for Housing Microfinance in Sub-Saharan Africa

Six-year study with 47,000 households demonstrates how housing microfinance can be win-win for poor people and financial institutions A new study from Habitat for Humanity...

Mastercard Uses Facebook Messenger to Help Small Businesses Go Digital

Launches Masterpass QR bot for Messenger to enable Nigerian businesses to set up digital money accounts and accept QR payments At Mobile World Congress (MobileWorldCongress.com),...

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