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    • Dr Fatoumata Nafo - Traore IFRC Director, Africa Region and Ecobank CESA Regional Executive and MD Kenya exchange documents after signing an agreement aimed at strengthening local communities in Africa
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Ecobank partners with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to strengthen local communities in Africa

The growing gap between funds needed by humanitarian groups and funds available to them is a major cause of communities’ vulnerability to disasters

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) (www.IFRC.org) have signed an agreement to work closely together to empower local communities to cope with disasters more efficiently. “Many innocent lives continue to be lost in Africa simply as a result of insufficient investment in…

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Ecobank Transnational Incorporated announces the appointment of Yves Mayilamene as Group Executive, Human Resources

Prior to this appointment, Yves Mayilamene was the Deputy Group Head of Human Resources and Head of Human Resources for Ecobank Nigeria

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, ETI, the Lome-based parent company of the Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com) announces the appointment of Yves Mayilamene as Group Executive, Human Resources, following the resignation of Julie Essiam early this year.  The appointment of Yves Mayilamene is effective immediately. As a member of the Group Executive Committee, he…

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Ecobank announces finalists of the Ecobank Fintech Challenge 2018

The Fellowship will run for a period of six months during which Ecobank Fintech Fellows will benefit from an opportunity to further explore partnerships with the Ecobank Group

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com), the leading independent pan-African banking group, has announced the finalists for the 2nd edition of the annual Ecobank Fintech Challenge, a competition for Africa-focused technology start-ups. The list includes eleven (11) fintech start-ups from across the continent and beyond. An Innovation Fair & Awards ceremony will honour the…

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Resilient East African economies to enjoy sustained economic growth

East Africa’s tech hubs spur the next generation of disruptors

Growth in GDP and rising export revenues provide sound foundations East Africa’s tech hubs spur the next generation of disruptors Ongoing improvement in East Africa’s economic prospects is forecast by Ecobank’s research team in the newly published East Africa section of its flagship financial website, AfricaFICC (https://Ecobank.com/AfricaFICC). Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania…

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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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Femi Asu wins Ecobank Economic & Business Award at CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2015

Femi Asu of Nigeria’s Punch Newspaper is the winner of the Ecobank Economics & Business Award at the 2015 CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards (https://africa.cnnjournalistaward.com/en/home/). Ecobank Group Head of Corporate Communications Richard Uku (http://www.ecobank.com) presented the award to Mr Asu at a gala ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the…