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International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated to Support Trade Finance in Seven African Countries

IFC’s $140 million trade finance guarantee facility will help strengthen the participating affiliates’ trade finance operations and leverage ETI’s wide-spanning footprint in Africa

To promote trade and foster economic growth in Africa, IFC today announced trade finance facilities with seven Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI) (www.Ecobank.com) subsidiaries operating in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Malawi, Mali, and Togo. IFC’s $140 million trade finance guarantee facility will help strengthen the participating affiliates’ trade finance…

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Ecobank Group signs United Nations (UN) Women’s Empowerment Principles

By joining the WEPs community, Ecobank’s Group CEO has signalled the Bank’s commitment to this agenda at the highest levels of the conglomerate and a desire to work collaboratively in multistakeholder networks to empower women

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com), the pan-African banking group, has become an official signatory of the Women’s Empowerment Principles by UN Women and the UN Global Compact (WEPs), which provide guidance to the private sector on how to advance gender equality and women’s empowerment in the workplace, marketplace and community. Ecobank Group CEO,…

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Ecobank Group Strengthens Leadership Team with Strategic Top-level Appointments

These top-level appointments are strategically important as Ecobank enters its next phase of growth and transformation

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com), the pan-African financial services group, announces the appointment of key senior executives to strengthen the Group’s leadership team and to drive delivery of its new Growth, Transformation and Returns (GTR) strategy. Abena Osei-Poku joins as Regional Executive Anglophone West Africa and Managing Director Ecobank Ghana; Martin Miruka as…

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Ecobank Celebrates the Success of the TotalEnergies Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) Africa Cup of Nations Côte d’Ivoire 2023

Ecobank Group CEO Jeremy Awori presents Ecobank Best Goalkeeper Trophy

As the 34th edition of the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations Côte d’Ivoire 2023 drew to a thrilling close on Sunday, Ecobank (Ecobank.com), the leading pan-African banking group, celebrates the remarkable achievements and spirit of unity witnessed throughout the tournament. Jeremy Awori, Chief Executive Officer, Ecobank Group, expressed his…

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Ecobank Group Unveils ‘A BETTER WAY | A BETTER AFRICA’ Brand Campaign at the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations Côte d'Ivoire 2023

The campaign highlights Ecobank’s drive to empower its clients and customers to achieve their goals for a better future and therefore a better Africa

Ecobank (https://Ecobank.com), the leading pan-African financial services group, unveils its new brand campaign ‘A BETTER WAY | A BETTER AFRICA’ today, at the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations Côte d’Ivoire 2023 (AFCON). Ecobank is a proud official sponsor of the TotalEnergies CAF Africa Cup of Nations Côte d'Ivoire 2023…

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    • Ecobank Group CEO, Mr. Jeremy Awori (seated left) and AGF Group CEO, Mr. Jules Ngakam (seated right) append their signatures on the USD200 million risk-sharing agreement
    • Ecobank Group CEO Mr. Jeremy Awori (left) and African Guarantee Fund Group CEO, Mr. Jules Ngankam exchange the USD200 million risk sharing agreement after it was signed in Lome, Togo
    • Left to Right - AfDB Country Manager Togo, Mr. Wilfrid Abiola, Group CEO AGF, Mr. Jules Ngakam and AGF Chairman Board of Directors, Mr. Felix Bikpo and Ecobank Group CEO, Jeremy Awori
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Ecobank and African Guarantee Fund Sign Transformative USD 200 Million Risk Sharing Agreement

The USD 200 million risk-sharing agreement marks the third renewal of Ecobank’s partnership with AGF

This is the largest guarantee facility in sub-Saharan Africa; The risk sharing agreement marks the third renewal of the partnership between Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) and AGF; SMEs from across 27 African markets in which Ecobank operates will benefit from the partnership; up from just 7 countries in 2013; The agreement includes favourable lending terms…

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Ecobank Group champions intra-African trade growth at Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) 2023

The event will provide a springboard platform for businesses to grow their intra-African trade and investments across the continent’s single market of 1.4 billion people created by the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com), the leading pan-African banking Group, sponsors the Intra-African Trade Fair 2023 (IATF 2023), the continent’s premier trade and investment event, which is taking place from 9-15 November 2023, in Cairo, Egypt. Theme this year is "Connecting African Markets”. The event will provide a springboard platform for businesses…

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    • Ecobank's Group CEO, Jeremy Awori, hands over the grand prize of US$50,000 to winner Koree from Cameroon
    • 1st runner-up Wolf Technologies (DRC) receives the cash prize of US$10,000 out of the hands of Dr Segun Sina, President of the Africa Fintech Network
    • Fred Pelser, Senior Investor Arise hands over the cash prize of US$5,000 to 2nd runner-up Flexpay (Kenya)
    • Ecobank Group CEO Jeremy Awori (5th from left), Mrs. Cina Lawson, Minister of digital Economy & Transformation Togo (6th from the left) together with all the finalists
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Koree, a Cameroonian Fintech Emerges as Winner of the 2023 Ecobank Fintech Challenge

With their card wallet payment solution that digitizes merchant payments, Koree impressed the judges, securing their well-deserved victory

Koree from Cameroon is the competition’s first ever female-led fintech winner having beaten eight other finalists to claim the top prize of US$50,000; Wolf Technology from Democratic Republic of Congo came in second, winning US$10,000, while Kenya’s Flexpay Technologies were the second runner-up, taking home US$5,000; the 2023 edition drew…

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A Record 1,490 Fintechs entered the Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2023 with Eight (8) reaching the Final

This is the sixth edition of this international competition, with the highest number of applications on record

Eight finalists emerged from an impressive pool of 1,490 Fintechs drawn from 64 countries in and beyond Africa; the Grand Finale will take place on 6 October at the Ecobank Group Pan African Centre (www.Ecobank.com) in Lomé, Togo; all finalists will be admitted into the Ecobank Fintech Fellowship Programme; the…

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Ecobank, once again, wins coveted Euromoney award as Africa’s Best Bank for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs)

In selecting Ecobank as Africa’s Best Bank for SMEs the judges based their decision on Ecobank’s longstanding and unwavering commitment to satisfying the needs of SMEs

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com), the leading pan-African Banking Group, has been named Africa’s Best Bank for SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) by the prestigious Euromoney Awards for Excellence for the second year running, having also won the accolade in 2022. Jeremy Awori, Chief Executive Officer, Ecobank Group, said: “This award reflects Ecobank’s…