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    • Ecobank Kenya Limited Executive Director Samuel Odhiambo hands over the Bank's donation towards the famine appeal to Keny Red Cross Society Secretary General, Dr. Asha Mohammed
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Ecobank Kenya Donates KES 1 Million to the Kenya Red Cross Society for Drought

The donation was presented by Ecobank Kenya Executive Director, Samuel Odhiambo

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) Kenya has donated one million shillings to the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) to boost its efforts in the fight against the worsening famine situation in parts of the country following prolonged drought and crop failure. The donation comes on the backdrop of increasing calls for support for…

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    • Ecobank Group CEO Ade Ayeyemi (Left) hands over a cash prize of USD50,000 to Touch and Pay CEO, Michael Oluwole. The Nigerian Fintech emerged top in the challenge
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    • Michael Oluwole, CEO Touch and Pay is the winner of the 2022 Ecobank Fintech Challenge
    • The top six finalists of the 2022 Ecobank Fintech Challenge pose with their Fintech Fellowship accreditation
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Touch and Pay wins $50,000 Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2022

Touch and Pay processes microtransactions across Africa, such as paying for bus journeys

Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com) is proud to announce that Touch and Pay a Nigeria-based fintech has won the 2022 edition of the Ecobank Fintech Challenge. This announcement was made at the Grand Finale, today at Ecobank’s headquarters in Lomé,  presided by H.E. Cina Lawson, Minister of  Digital Economy and Transformation, Republic…

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Six Fintech Companies from Africa Emerge as Finalists in the Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2022

Finalists will compete for the top price of $50,000 and admission to the 'Ecobank Fintech Challenge Fellowship' program

The six finalists were chosen following extremely strong competition from over 700 fintechs from 59 countries; Grand Finale to be held on 28 October at the Ecobank Group (http://www.Ecobank.com) Pan African Centre in Lomé, Togo; Finalists will compete for the top price of $50,000 and admission to the 'Ecobank Fintech Challenge…

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Ecobank Kenya’s Ellevate Programme to Empower Women-Led Businesses

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) account for about 90% of all businesses in Africa and women own about a third of all registered African SMEs. Indeed, one-in-four (25.9%) of adult women in Africa start or manage a business

Ecobank Kenya Limited, part of the leading pan-African Ecobank Group (http://www.Ecobank.com), is launching its flagship Women’s Programme ‘Ellevate’ to empower and support women-led and/or women focused with the financial and value-added solutions that will help their businesses reach their full potential and succeed. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) account for…

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Ade Ayeyemi, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ecobank Group, to Retire; Jeremy Awori, Appointed by the Board of Directors as Incoming Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ecobank Group

Alain Nkontchou, Ecobank Group Chairman, thanked Ade for his immense contribution during his seven years at the helm of the Ecobank Group as Group CEO

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), the parent company of the Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com), today announced that the current Group Chief Executive Officer, Ade Ayeyemi, will retire after he attains the age of 60, in accordance with ETI policy. The Board of Directors selected Jeremy Awori to succeed Ade Ayeyemi as Group…

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Ecobank Group’s RapidCollect™ Enables Businesses to Collect Their Payments Across Africa with Only One Account

RapidCollect™ caters for the needs of business customers across Africa, as the continent is at a unique point in its history

With only one account, business customers can receive funds instantly from their clients in their home country and across Ecobank’s (www.Ecobank.com) pan-African network; Ecobank business customers can now make instant automated reconciliation leveraging Ecobank’s trusted technology The leading pan-African Banking Group, Ecobank Group, has simplified collections across Africa through RapidCollect™. RapidCollect™…

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Ecobank Group Launches 2022 Edition of its Fintech Challenge with US$50,000 Prize Money up for Grabs

Ten finalists will be inducted into the Ecobank Fintech Fellowship after the finals and awards ceremony which will take place in October 2022

Fintech Challenge offers early stage and mature start-ups the potential to partner with Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) across 33 African countries; Applications open until 16 September. Pan-African banking group, Ecobank Group, has launched the fifth edition of the Ecobank Fintech Challenge and encourages African Fintech entrepreneurs to enter the competition. Fintechs that are aligned…

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Ecobank’s Ellevate Leadership Training Programme records graduation of 35 women entrepreneurs

This is an innovative impact-driven programme, designed to equip women entrepreneurs with valuable leadership skills to be better empowered, and to equip them to empower their businesses and communities

A first cohort of 35 women entrepreneurs from 9 African countries successfully completed the Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) Ellevate Leadership Training Programme. This is an innovative impact-driven programme, designed to equip women entrepreneurs with valuable leadership skills to be better empowered, and to equip them to empower their businesses and communities. The…

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Ecobank wins the coveted Africa's Best Bank, Africa's Best Bank for SMEs, and Africa's Best Digital Bank awards at the prestigious Euromoney Awards

The award trophies were presented at the Euromoney Awards for Excellence ceremony held in London on Wednesday, 13 July 2022

During the prestigious Euromoney Awards, Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) won the coveted titles of 'Africa's Best Bank,' 'Africa's Best Bank for SMEs,' and 'Africa's Best Digital Bank.' The Euromoney Awards for Excellence, which have been running for 30 years, are highly regarded by the global banking industry. Ade Ayeyemi, Chief Executive Officer…

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Ecobank named Best Trade Finance Bank in West Africa

Global Trade Review’s judges took account of Ecobank’s full suite of trade products, services, impact and performance across Structured Trade and Commodities Finance, Supply Chain Financing and digital trade channels

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com), the leading Pan-African Banking Group, has been named ‘Best Trade Finance Bank in West Africa’ at the prestigious Global Trade Review’s Leaders in Trade awards. The award comes as recognition of Ecobank’s solutions for domestic and regional supply chain financing across key trade corridors as well as the…