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Ecobank – A leader in delivering a cashless Africa

Overall fintech in Africa will grow from around US$ 200 million currently to US$ 3 billion by 2020

Millions more people in Africa now have access to financial systems thanks to cashless systems using digital technology, and more and more people are seeing the benefits of mobile banking, according to Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com), the leading independent pan-African banking group. Ecobank is the main sponsor at the Africa Tech summit…

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Stepping up a gear: Ecobank fintech boosts financial inclusion in Africa

The Africa Tech summit takes place on 14 and 15 February in Kigali, Rwanda

Fintech is boosting financial inclusion across Africa, according to Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com/group), the leading independent pan-African banking group, a pioneer in Africa’s digital transformation and the main sponsor of the 2018 Africa Tech summit taking place today. Although over 80% of Africans have mobile phones, only around one quarter (28%) of…

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The Ecobank Foundation commits US$ 750,000 to help eradicate malaria in Mozambique

The financial contribution will support a net distribution campaign, while also providing life-saving testing and treatments

As part of its partnership with the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the Ecobank Foundation (http://EcobankFoundation.org) is donating US$ 750,000 to the Ministry of Health in Mozambique to help combat malaria in the country. The financial contribution will support a net distribution campaign, while also providing life-saving…

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Ecobank partners with the Global Partnership for Education to advance digital learning and skills in Africa

The Presidents of Senegal and France are co-hosting GPE’s 2018 Financing Conference, aimed at replenishing its financial resources, which commences in Dakar today

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) (www.Ecobank.com), the parent company of the leading pan-African financial institution, has been selected as a private sector ‘partner of choice’ by the Global Partnership for Education (‘GPE’) in its mission to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. The Presidents…

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FMO arranges USD 200 million syndicated loan facility for Ecobank Transnational Incorporated

ETI will use the facility to provide funding to a number of subsidiaries across its network of 36 African countries

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (www.Ecobank.com), the Togo-based holding company of the pan-African Ecobank Group, today announced the closing of a USD 200 million 5- 7 year syndicated debt facility with FMO, the Dutch development bank. It is the second syndicated loan facility for the Ecobank Group arranged by FMO in recent…

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Ecobank marks 5 years of giving with focus on lack of access to water in Africa

The charitable endeavours mark the 5th Ecobank Day, an internal initiative where the bank’s employees are encouraged to turn their attention from servicing customer needs, and towards their local communities

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) is once again displaying its care for the community credentials, as today, a series of volunteering and fundraising activities simultaneously take place across the 33 African markets where it has a presence. The charitable endeavours mark the 5th Ecobank Day, an internal initiative where the bank’s employees are…

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Ecobank named Bank of the Year in 5 regions

Ecobank scored the five-trophy hall at The Banker awards, which were held on 29th November at the Hilton London Bankside, with Cameroon, Guinea Conakry, Gambia, Togo and Uganda

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com), the leading pan-African banking group, has won “Bank of the Year” awards in five of its countries of operation.   Ecobank scored the five-trophy hall at The Banker awards, which were held on 29th November at the Hilton London Bankside, with Cameroon, Guinea Conakry, Gambia, Togo and Uganda, all…

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Ecobank Group Research reveals three key emerging trends for Africa

Digital innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa is being driven by the explosion in mobile phone usage, enabling African consumers to leapfrog existing business models and technologies

Rebounding economy after a trying year Gas is West Africa’s new oil Africa’s evolving role in FinTech leadership The 2017 version of Ecobank Research’s Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (FICC) Guidebook, which provides expert knowledge and analysis on African markets for investors and businesses, was launched today at AfricaFICC. Indicating…

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Ecobank launches mVisa across 33 African Countries

Ecobank Scan+Pay with mVisa delivers instant, secure cashless payment for goods and services by allowing customers to scan a QR code on a smartphone or enter a unique merchant identifying code into either a feature phone or smartphone

Ecobank (https://Ecobank.com) has partnered with Visa to launch Ecobank Scan+Pay with mVisa solutions to their consumers.  The strategic tie-up signals interoperability on a cross border level – and potentially huge gains – as it affords consumers with the ability to use their mobile phone to directly access the funds in…

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Ecobank launches Ecobank Mobile App to transform Banking in Africa

The new App enables customers to open a new digital account with no more than a few clicks, with no paper references

Ecobank (Ecobank.com) has launched the Ecobank Mobile App, an instant and convenient way of banking via the mobile phone. It is the first unified app delivered by any institution for use in 33 countries. Group CEO, Ade Ayeyemi unveiled the new App at a large product launch in Lagos, which…