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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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    • 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
    • Ecobank Kenya Head of Legal Carol Mbenge - standing - guides IFRC Director, Africa Region Dr Fatoumata Nafo - Traore and Ecobank CESA Regional Executive and MD Kenya Mr Sam Adjei on the partnership agreement
    • IFRC Africa team left - right Mr Samuel Asamoah, Mr Euloge Ishimwe and Director Africa Region Dr Fatoumata Nafo - Traore
    • IFRC Africa team left - right Director Africa Region Dr Fatoumata Nafo - Traore, Communications Manager Africa Region Mr Euloge Ishimwe and Head Policy, Strategy Africa Region Mr Samuel Asamoah,
    • Ecobank Group and IFRC teams at the Ecobank Kenya and CESA Regional Hub for the partnership signoff ceremony
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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…

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Ecobank shareholders approve resolutions as Chairman hails improved outlook

Pan-African bank concludes 30th Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Lomé, Togo

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (“Ecobank”) (www.Ecobank.com), parent of the Ecobank Group, the leading pan-African bank with operations in 36 countries across the continent, concluded its 30th Annual General Meeting in Lomé, Togo, today. Shareholders welcomed Ecobank’s return to profit for the year to 31 December 2017 as they approved all the…

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Ecobank launches Fintech Challenge competition for African start-ups

Top 10 finalists to be selected as Ecobank Fintech Fellows

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com), the leading pan-African banking group, is inviting African fintech entrepreneurs to enter its Ecobank Fintech Challenge. Now in its second year, the initiative gives African start-ups the chance to promote their fintech solutions, and potentially to partner Ecobank in rolling-out their solutions across Ecobank’s 33 markets. Ecobank is currently…

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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…

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FMO arranges USD 200 million syndicated loan facility for Ecobank Transnational Incorporated

ETI will use the facility to provide funding to a number of subsidiaries across its network of 36 African countries

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (www.Ecobank.com), the Togo-based holding company of the pan-African Ecobank Group, today announced the closing of a USD 200 million 5- 7 year syndicated debt facility with FMO, the Dutch development bank. It is the second syndicated loan facility for the Ecobank Group arranged by FMO in recent…