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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 launches Leadership Training Programme to support women-owned businesses across Africa

This is a unique training programme designed and delivered by the Ecobank Academy in partnership with the Global Business School Network and supported by its members

Ecobank Commercial Banking, part of the Pan-African banking Group Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com), has launched its Ellevate Leadership Training Programme in partnership with the Global Business School Network (GBSN). The Ellevate Leadership Training Programme forms part of ‘Ellevate Equip’, the brand name for all capability and training support initiatives for Ellevate by…

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Ecobank Group Steps Up its Fight against Malaria with the Zero Malaria Business Leadership Initiative

The initiative aims to engage the private sector in advocacy and fundraising to help increase both political will and the resources for actions to eliminate malaria in Africa for good

An initiative in partnership with Speak Up Africa and the RBM Partnership to End Malaria, launched in 2020; US$500,000 raised across four African countries with 37 local businesses showing their commitment to the initiative. To commemorate World Malaria Day, the pan-African Group Ecobank, through its Ecobank Foundation, reaffirmed its commitment to…

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Ecobank Group is GOLD Sponsor for Africa Fintech Summits in Washington, D.C. and Cape Town

Widely acclaimed for its Open Banking strategy and for nurturing Fintech as partners, Ecobank runs several initiatives to foster Fintechs’ development across Africa

The Africa Fintech Summit (https://bit.ly/3E2dXGc) is pleased to announce that Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com), one of Africa’s pioneering Fintech enabler banks, is Gold Sponsor for this year’s Africa Fintech Summits, being held on 21st April in Washington, D.C., and on November in Cape Town. Established in 1985 and headquartered in Lomé,…

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Ecobank’s leadership in Treasury and Cash Management across Africa recognised at the Global Finance Awards

The Awards Ceremony is scheduled to take place during the annual Sibos conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands in October 2022

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com), the leading Pan-African Banking Group, has won five prestigious awards at the Global Finance Treasury & Cash Management Awards 2022, including Africa’s Best Bank for Cash Management and Africa’s Best Provider of Short-Term Investments/Money Market Funds. In addition, Ecobank Cameroon, Ecobank Côte d’Ivoire and Ecobank Kenya were all…