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AUDA-NEPAD and Ecobank Group announce the pillars of the AUDA-NEPAD “100,000 MSMEs by 2021” programme for Africa’s Micro Small and Medium Enterprises

The AUDA-NEPAD programme will pool African resources, capabilities, financing, market access and technology, to help achieve a continental response to MSMEs

AUDA-NEPAD (the African Union Development Agency) (https://www.NEPAD.org/) and Ecobank Group (http://www.Ecobank.com/) are committing resources to Africa’s Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). The second virtual workshop facilitated by McKinsey on June 11, 2020 provided an opportunity to reaffirm the importance of sustaining market access and strengthening capabilities for MSMEs. During…

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The African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) and Ecobank Group announce the key focus areas of their joint initiative to support Africa’s Micro Small and Medium Enterprises

Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are critical to the African economy as they account for almost 85% of all private sector employment

AUDA-NEPAD (the African Union Development Agency) (www.NEPAD.org) and Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com) kick-start their collaboration to strengthen Africa’s response to Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). High level representatives from the African Union Commission, regional development banks, development financial institutions, international organisations and commercial banks from the continent came together to…

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Global Finance names Ecobank Most Innovative Bank in Africa

The announcement was made at the eighth Global Finance annual awards, the Innovators 2020, honoring entities that regularly identify new paths and design new tools in finance

Global Finance has named Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) as the most innovative bank in Africa. The announcement was made at the eighth Global Finance annual awards, the Innovators 2020, honoring entities that regularly identify new paths and design new tools in finance. Categories in the award include Top Innovations in Corporate Finance,…

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Ecobank Group and Google collaborating to deliver digital solutions tailored for Ecobank’s Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) customers

The aim is to assist African businesses remain relevant and fulfil their potential by embracing digital capabilities

Ecobank Group (www.Ecobank.com), the pan-African Bank, in collaboration with Google is helping to equip African SMEs with the necessary digital skills to navigate the rapidly evolving business world. The aim is to assist African businesses remain relevant and fulfil their potential by embracing digital capabilities. Josephine Anan-Ankomah, Ecobank’s Group Executive…

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Ecobank wins Bank of the Year and Best Bank in prestigious London awards ceremonies

The judging panels were impressed by Ecobank’s sound management, business model and strategic initiatives as well as its pioneering technology

Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) wins “Bank of the Year” and “Best Bank” at The Banker and EMEA Finance Awards in London. Ecobank Cameroon, Gambia and Rwanda won Bank of the Year at The Banker Awards on 28th November. This recognition came just before Ecobank Cabo Verde, Gambia, Liberia and Zimbabwe won Best…

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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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Airtel Africa announces partnership with Ecobank Group to allow Airtel Money customers to improve their access to mobile financial services

The partnership will also allow Ecobank corporate account holders to make bulk disbursements, such as payroll payments, directly into Airtel Money customer wallets

Airtel Africa (Airtel.Africa), a leading global telecommunications services provider with operations in 14 countries across Africa, and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated ("ETI") (Ecobank.com), the parent company of Ecobank the leading pan-African banking group operating in 33 countries, have signed a partnership which will allows millions of Airtel Money and Ecobank customers across…

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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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Ecobank Transnational Incorporated responds to Wrongful Allegations in some Media Publications

We want to use this medium to allay the fears of any of our shareholders, creditors, and other stakeholders resulting from the unfounded allegation contained in the said publications

The attention of the ETI Group has been drawn to recent publications in some online media alleging overstatement of ETI’s balance sheet and income statements emanating from incorrect exchange rates in translating the financial statements of our affiliate entities, especially Nigeria. We want to use this medium to allay 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…