Wafacash and WorldRemit expand partnership to offer instant money transfers across West and Central...

Instant cash pickup service to become available at over 2,000 Wafacash locations in 7 countries Morocco-based financial services company Wafacash (www.Wafacash.com) is scaling up operations...

Mastercard Uses Facebook Messenger to Help Small Businesses Go Digital

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Ecobank announces finalists of the Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2018

Ecobank announces finalists of the Ecobank Fintech Challenge 201 Ecobank, the leading independent pan-African banking group, has announced the finalists for the 2nd edition of...

Experts tease out kingpin role of digitization for Africa’s revenue harvest

The experts mainly evoked questions of speed and productivity, governance, timeliness and cybersecurity associated with digitizing fiscal regimes Digitization has been variously described as pivotal...

IMF Executive Board Approves US$642 Million Extended Arrangement Under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF)...

On June 19, 2017, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a three-year extended arrangement under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) for Gabon for SDR...

European Union Bank grants its first loan to African Export Import Bank of EUR...

African promoters carrying out small and medium-sized long-term investments with favourabToday (November 29, 2017), in the Côte d’Ivoire capital, ahead of the African Union-European...

Tigo Tanzania Achieves Global Mobile Money Certification

The GSMA Mobile Money Certification defines and promotes excellence in the provision of mobile financial services to our customers Tigo Tanzania’s (www.Tigo.co.tz) mobile financial services...

Orange Money celebrates a decade of financial innovation in Africa and confirms its position...

Orange Money is now one of the Group’s leading growth drivers and continues to evolve to better serve people, companies, institutions and governments Orange Money,...

East Africa’s economy races ahead of its African peers, modest growth forecast for the...

Job creation and ramping up manufacturing will continue to be major priority areas for creating growth - African Development Bank Regional Economic Outlook Reports...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2016 Article IV Consultation with Burkina Faso

Economic activity started to rebound in 2016, after two years of weak growth On December 16, 2016, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund...

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