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Bank & Finance

Jul 25, 2016
Standard Bank – trading as Stanbic Bank – has been formally awarded a banking license in Côte d’Ivoire. The Group opened a Representative Office in December 2013, signalling a drive…
Jul 24, 2016
United Bank Africa (UBA) and MasterCard have announced a partnership which will see UBA act as the issuer for MasterCard in 18 new markets in Africa. United Bank for Africa…
Jul 22, 2016
Multinational companies moving into Africa are looking for supply chain efficiencies that provide market leading solutions which can optimise balance sheets and the use of working capital, says Standard Bank.…
Jul 12, 2016
This follows an expose on those suspected to be behind a spate of killings of hawkers in the city. A man has moved to court seeking clarification from Safaricom on…
Jul 11, 2016
Safaricom is testing a payment card that will be linked to customers’ M-Pesa accounts as it eyes a slice of transaction commissions from the multi-billion shilling electronic cash industry. The…
Jul 08, 2016
Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. said it has acquired the South African and Botswana operations of Zurich Insurance Group Ltd.'s Zurich Insurance Co. South Africa Ltd. The terms of the transaction…
Jul 08, 2016
Ghana is among Africa’s largest untapped Islamic finance markets. Despite the growing potential of Islamic finance and its impressive growth in other parts of the world such as the Middle…
Jul 07, 2016
It is too close to call whether Ghana's President John Mahama will win re-election in November, but on one score success is starting to look attainable: the government is on…
Jul 05, 2016
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has taken over the operations of the Skye Bank due to the bank’s failure to meet its minimum thresholds in critical prudential and adequacy…
Jun 30, 2016
Investigators have reportedly discovered that a Standard Bank South Africa computer system was hacked in a R300m ATM fraud hit in Japan. Investigators have reportedly discovered that a Standard Bank…
Jun 23, 2016
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) announced its acceptance of a US$150 million 15 year loan facility from KfW [Development Bank] (KfW). The funds will be used to refinance projects across the…
Jun 22, 2016
The Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GHIPSS) has introduced an instant payment system called “the Instant Pay” to quicken the payment of a third party through the banking system.…
Jun 17, 2016
Ghana’s consumer purchasing power is one of the lowest in Sub Saharan Africa. This is according to the managing director of Nielsen West Africa, Lampe Omoyele. According to Mr. Omoyele,…
Jun 15, 2016
Charges for electronic payments have been cut after an agreement between the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, banks and providers of payment platforms, the central bank announced. RBZ announced it had…

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