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Ecobank Group announces 2020 Edition of Fintech Challenge

Ecobank Fintech Challenge was designed in partnership with the advisory firm Konfidants and is supported by several partners across Africa and globally

Ecobank Group (https://www.Ecobank.com), the pan-African banking group, is inviting African fintech entrepreneurs to enter the 3rd edition of  the Ecobank Fintech Challenge. The Fintech Challenge  gives African start-ups the opportunity to promote their fintech solutions, and potentially  partner with Ecobank to roll-out  their solutions across Ecobank’s 33 markets in Africa…

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What: Business Bootcamp for 100 SME’s in Africa; When: 4 – 6 December 2019; Where: Ecobank Pan African Conference Centre, Lome, Togo

The Business Bootcamp is in line with the African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson’s “1 million by 2021 Initiative”

The African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) will be launching its first Business Bootcamp for 100 SME’s in Africa on 4 to 6 December 2019 in Lomé Togo, in partnership with Ecobank. The Business Bootcamp is in line with the African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson’s “1 million by 2021 Initiative” which…

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Ecobank hosted by London Stock Exchange after successful $500 million Eurobond issuance

The bond was oversubscribed with strong demand from international investors in the United Kingdom, United States, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa

Following its successful $500 million Eurobond issuance, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (‘ETI’) (www.Ecobank.com), the Lomé-based parent company of the Ecobank Group, was hosted by the London Stock Exchange to a market opening ceremony to celebrate the successful listing of the Eurobond on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) main market. The bond…

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Shareholders hear Ecobank set for long-term sustainable growth as they approve all resolutions at 31st Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Lomé, Togo

The 31st AGM also provided a platform for the bank to demonstrate its commitment to promoting positive environmental and social change

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) leads the way as technology changes the traditional bank model; Reaffirms commitment to corporate sustainability. Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (“Ecobank”), parent of the Ecobank Group, the leading pan-African bank with operations in 36 countries across the continent, concluded its 31st Annual General Meeting in Lomé, Togo, today. Ecobank Group…

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Ecobank and Terre des Hommes launch Safe Savings Project to empower children in the street to escape poverty

Through the Safe Savings (SaVa) Project a number children in the street will be given a new, secure means to collect and bank their hard-earned income

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com), the pan-African bank, is partnering with leading international children rights NGO Terre des Hommes (https://www.TdH.ch) to offer digital financial services to some of the most vulnerable children in Togo – those under the age of 18 who work or live on the streets. Through the Safe Savings (SaVa)…

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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 Academy works to enhance Africa’s health systems through financial and leadership trainings

The programme was co-designed by Ecobank Academy and The Global Fund with support from leading organisations in financial management, leadership and execution

Ecobank Academy, a corporate university of the leading independent pan-African banking group in collaboration with Ecobank Foundation (EcobankFoundation.org), has launched an innovative development programme aimed at improving Africa’s health systems through rigorous financial management, effective leadership development and sound implementation capabilities. The programme was co-designed by Ecobank Academy and The…

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Ecobank announce Winners of 2018 Fintech Challenge

This year’s Fintech Challenge was keenly contested with applications from over 412 innovative fintech entrepreneurs from across Africa, Europe, North America and Asia

Nala, Virtual Identity and Wallet.ng dazzle judging panel to be the three winners of the competition; All 11 finalists were officially inducted into the Ecobank Fintech Fellowship programme to explore commercial partnerships with the pan-African banking giant. Winners of the 2018 Ecobank Fintech Challenge were announced at a ceremony held…

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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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Ecobank Transnational Incorporated announces the retirement of Ms. Dolika Banda from its Board of Directors

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, (ETI) (www.Ecobank.com), the Lomé, Togo -based parent company of the Ecobank Group, announces the departure of Ms Dolika Banda from its Board of directors.  Ms. Dolika Banda, who served as a non-executive director on the Board of ETI from October 2014 retired from the Board at the…