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The African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) and Ecobank Group announce the key focus areas of their joint initiative to support Africa’s Micro Small and Medium Enterprises

Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are critical to the African economy as they account for almost 85% of all private sector employment

AUDA-NEPAD (the African Union Development Agency) (www.NEPAD.org) and Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com) kick-start their collaboration to strengthen Africa’s response to Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). High level representatives from the African Union Commission, regional development banks, development financial institutions, international organisations and commercial banks from the continent came together to…

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Ecobank Group and Google collaborating to deliver digital solutions tailored for Ecobank’s Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) customers

The aim is to assist African businesses remain relevant and fulfil their potential by embracing digital capabilities

Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com), the pan-African Bank, in collaboration with Google is helping to equip African SMEs with the necessary digital skills to navigate the rapidly evolving business world. The aim is to assist African businesses remain relevant and fulfil their potential by embracing digital capabilities. Josephine Anan-Ankomah, Ecobank’s Group Executive…

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African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) and Ecobank Group set to establish a Continental Framework to support African Micro-Small-Medium Enterprises

MSMEs which form a large part of individual economies in Africa have little or no absorption capacity to the effect of the pandemic

AUDA-NEPAD (www.NEPAD.org) Chief Executive Officer Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki and Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com) Chief Executive Officer Mr Ade Ayeyemi have agreed to collaborate on a continental initiative to support African Micro and Small-Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) as they face the economic and social challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The objectives of…

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CORRECTION: Ecobank Transnational Incorporated announces New Appointments and Changes on its Board

Dr. Georges Agyekum Nana Donkor has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director to replace Mr. Bashir Mamman Ifo as the representative of Ecowas Bank for Investment & Development (EBID)

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, ETI, (www.Ecobank.com) the Lomé-based parent company of the Ecobank Group, announces two new appointments and changes on its Board of Directors. Dr. Georges Agyekum Nana Donkor has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director to replace Mr. Bashir Mamman Ifo as the representative of Ecowas Bank for Investment…

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What: Business Bootcamp for 100 SME’s in Africa; When: 4 – 6 December 2019; Where: Ecobank Pan African Conference Centre, Lome, Togo

The Business Bootcamp is in line with the African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson’s “1 million by 2021 Initiative”

The African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) will be launching its first Business Bootcamp for 100 SME’s in Africa on 4 to 6 December 2019 in Lomé Togo, in partnership with Ecobank. The Business Bootcamp is in line with the African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson’s “1 million by 2021 Initiative” which…

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Ecobank signs up to The United Nations Environment Programme’s Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) Principles for Responsible Banking

The Principles aim to create a financial sector that serves people and the planet while delivering positive impacts and improving people’s quality of life

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated ( ETI) (https://www.Ecobank.com/)  is delighted to announce that it has become an official Signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Banking: a single framework for a sustainable banking industry developed through an innovative partnership between banks worldwide and United Nations Environment Programme’s Finance Initiative.  The six Principles…

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Ecobank Transnational Incorporated Announces Appointment Of New Senior Fintech Advisor

A large part of Djiba’s role will focus on growing the bank’s flagship annual fintech initiative

Ecobank Group (https://Ecobank.com), the pan-African bank, is delighted to announce the appointment of Mrs. Aissatou Djiba Diallo, formerly of Microsoft, as its new Senior Fintech Advisor to strategically raise Ecobank’s support for the fintech sector. In her new role Djiba will lead the Group’s fintech initiatives and advise senior management on…

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UPDATE: Arise B.V becomes a shareholder of reference in Ecobank Transnational Incorporated

Arise has become a shareholder of reference in Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) with a c.14.1 percent stake

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (“ETI”) (https://Ecobank.com) announces that IFC and the funds managed by the IFC Asset Management Company (“AMC”) have completed the sale of their c.14.1 percent stake in ETI to Arise B.V. (“Arise”). Accordingly, Arise has become a shareholder of reference in ETI with a c.14.1 percent stake. J.…

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Ecobank Academy and International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) join hands in an effort to boost effective and sustainable leadership capabilities

The aim of the course is ‘Building African National Society leadership to be proud of’

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) is proud to announce that its prestigious Ecobank Academy will be training 150 senior leaders of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) from 45 African countries this week to strengthen their leadership skills with regard to helping the communities they serve. The IFRC…

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Ecobank’s staff volunteer and fundraise to help orphanages on the 6th Ecobank Day

In Lomé, where Ecobank is headquartered, the bank is supporting a local SOS Children’s Villages orphanage, where more than 100 orphans between 8 and 15 years live

Ecobank (Ecobank.com) employees and management in each of the pan-African bank’s 33 affiliate countries have again displayed their social conscience, care and commitment to the local communities in which they operate by giving up their free time for a day to volunteer and fundraise. Saturday November 17th was the sixth…