West African Development Bank (WADB) Appoints New Director of Communication

On Monday, the African Press Organization (APO) welcomed the appointment of Mr. Saïdou M. Ouédraogo to the post of Director of Communication, Marketing and...

SimbaPay announces single money transfer of up to $45,000 (USD) to Africa

Technology news: Announcement of SimbaPay’s increased transfer limit raises the bar for digital transaction providers to the African continent. SimbaPay (SimbaPay.com) is revolutionizing the remittance...

ECA knowledge products shine at Kigali African Economic Conference

Knowledge products by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) have had a field day here in Kigali, as participants at the 7th –...

Investment community to gather in Abuja led by IFC and World Bank

The 1st Annual Powering Africa: Nigeria meeting is fast approaching. The 1st Annual Powering Africa: Nigeria meeting (http://www.poweringafrica-nigeria.com) is fast approaching and despite no sign...

Nigeria: CBN Withdraws N150 Billion From Circulation

In continuation of its restrictive monetary policy stance, the Central Bank Nigeria (CBN) at the weekend withdrew a total of N150.1 billion from circulation,...

Nigerian Finance Minister up for World Bank top post

Pretoria - Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is to run for the position of the next World Bank chief, it emerged on Friday. Finance Minister...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with the Kingdom of Lesotho

MASERU, Lesotho, April 30, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On April 9, 2012, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the...

Frost & Sullivan Award Recognises 1Stream’s Exceptional Entrepreneurship

Year-on-year growth exceeding 100% in 2011 caps company's stellar performance. Based on its recent analysis of the hosted contact centre market, Frost & Sullivan recognises...

UBA Cameroon Wins “Prepaid Innovative Product of the Year” Award for its Innovative “Cobranded...

Africa is the continent that will see the largest increase in electronic payments between now and 2016 Visa (NYSE: V) (http://www.corporate.visa.com), an international electronic payment...

East Africa: Banking At Your Doorstep, Thanks to ICT

KCB Group is one of the financial institutions making use of technology to expand in the region. Thanks to technological solutions, customers can now access...

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