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CDC Group announces US$50m trade finance facility with Ecobank as part of its Covid-19 response

This CDC facility will support the continent’s economic recovery and is expected to generate between US$70 - $140 million in additional trade annually

Provides systemic liquidity and supports vital supply chains across Africa’s markets; Sustains and increases access to goods and services during the pandemic; Bolsters economic opportunities and inclusive growth, in markets such as Togo, Burkina Faso and Chad. CDC Group, the UK’s Development Finance Institution and impact investor, has announced a…

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Ecobank Group spearheads new private sector initiative to end malaria

Zero Malaria Business Leadership Initiative supports global movement for malaria elimination in Africa

Today, Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com) confirms its commitment to support ending malaria, launching the first-of-its-kind Zero Malaria Business Leadership Initiative in partnership with Dakar-based not-for-profit strategic communications and advocacy organization, Speak Up Africa, and the UN-hosted RBM Partnership to End Malaria. The new programme is set out to drive private-sector engagement…

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Ecobank Foundation supports African Film Industry

The 2019 Festival Panafricain du Cinéma et de la Télévision Ougadougou (FESPACO) festival runs from 23rd February until 2nd March in Ougadougou, Burkina Faso

The Ecobank Foundation (EcobankFoundation.org) is delighted to honour the African film portraying the most positive image of the continent, at the prestigious 2019 Festival Panafricain du Cinéma et de la Télévision Ougadougou (FESPACO). The 2019 FESPACO festival runs from 23rd February until 2nd March in Ougadougou, Burkina Faso. The festival…

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Africa’s facts at your fingertips! Ecobank’s African markets website goes live, profiling Francophone West Africa as the leader in intra-regional trade

The website provides key facts for businesses and investors on the economies of Sub-Saharan Africa and the key sectors of activity

Francophone West Africa leads in intra-regional trade with trade hotspots around Dakar, Abidjan, Cotonou and Lomé, according to analysis by Ecobank’s (www.Ecobank.com) research team in its new website, AfricaFICC. The team has updated Ecobank’s flagship Africa Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities Guidebook (FICC) and made it available as an online…