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Morocco and Ghana mull harmonizing stock markets operations to ease trading
20-01-2017 | 20:00:00
Ghana and Morocco are in talks to harmonize operations in the two countries’ stock markets allowing easier trading.
Bank of Ghana set to unveil new GH¢5 notes
20-01-2017 | 11:35:00
Bank of Ghana has announced that it will unveil new bank notes in five cedi denominations from March as the regulator celebrates its 60th anniversary.
[Column] Jens Ischebeck: M-learning in Ghana
19-01-2017 | 11:11:14
Ghana is a country that does not have a coherent policy for education infrastructure. At the same time, rising rates of mobile phone use among the population make this country ripe for an m-learning revolution.
[Mali] Gervais Djondo, Ecobank founder, feted for his pan African vision and development record
19-01-2017 | 07:52:34
The AfroChampions Initiative, an innovative project designed to promote African private sector champions, and its partners have honoured on that occasion Founder of Ecobank and Asky Airlines Gervais Koffi Djondo. Mr. Djondo received a special lifetime award for his remarkable contribution to economic exchanges within the continent.
[Sierra Leone] Ecobank launches 'Move on up' campaign with eye on technology
18-01-2017 | 16:05:00
The Pan African Ban, ,Ecobank, has launched its new ‘Move On Up ‘consumer campaign that will enable customers to do banking transactions electronically, using mobile phones, internet,ATMS and point of sales(POSs) across the country and beyond.
Sierra Leone receives telecommunication and e- governance program from ECOWAS for implementation
11-01-2017 | 22:17:46
An ECOWAS supported telecommunication project has been handed over to Sierra Leone for further implementation as the country seeks to build its telecommunication network after the civil strife.
[Ghana] Solomon Lartey appointed CEO Activa International Insurance
11-01-2017 | 10:22:48
Solom Lartey has been appointed the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Activa International Insurance.
[Nigeria] UBA launches first merchant app for MSMEs
10-01-2017 | 11:00:00
United Bank of Africa has introduced its first merchant-focused app in Africa with the aim of creating a SMART (secure, mobile, accessible, reliable, transparent) network of 100,000 micro merchants and driving financial inclusion.
[Ghana] UT Bank resumes trading at the bourse after hiatus
09-01-2017 | 16:24:00
UT Bank has resumed trading at the Ghana Stock Exchange following a temporary halt. The bank trading activities was halted by the Ghana Stock Exchange after UT failed to publish its quarterly audited accounts to shareholders
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation releases list of official oil suppliers for the year 2017/2018
06-01-2017 | 13:20:34
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has released the names of 39 bidders for the sale and purchase of Nigerian crude for 2017/2018.
Sierra Leone invests $11 million in upgrading electricity network
05-01-2017 | 14:13:15
Sierra Leone is on course for an upgraded electricity network thanks to an $11 million project which concentrated on transmission, distribution and generation.
Social impact bonds– an option to address Africa’s most pressing challenges
05-01-2017 | 11:15:00
The number of foreign direct investments (FDI) projects into Africa increased by 6% in 2015, according to the FDI report 2016. Africa also recorded 156 more FDI projects than the Middle East in 2015, a figure that has widened by 98% compared with 2014.
Edelman Signs on Chain Reactions as Exclusive Affiliate in Nigeria
02-01-2017 | 10:01:00
Edelman, a global communications marketing firm, has announced that it has signed on Chain Reactions Nigeria, one of Nigeria’s most vibrant PR firms, as its exclusive affiliate in the country following a one-year strategic partnership.
[Column] Jens Ischebeck: 10 trendy Online Course topics in 2017
27-12-2016 | 07:30:00
Education, it has been said, is the key to success. One easy to access education tool are online courses. Online courses are available for nearly every topic.
[Nigeria] Med View Airline commences flights to Liberia
22-12-2016 | 13:45:00
Med-View Airline, a private Nigerian aviation firm, has launched its maiden flight from Lagos, Nigeria to the Roberts International Airport (RIA), Liberia.
Nigeria to host CashlessAfrica Expo next year
22-12-2016 | 08:41:00
Digital disruption is shifting the balance stay of power in financial services and influencing the way millions of people bank their money, make payments, remittances and more.
[Nigeria] Fintech startup Paystack secures $1.3M investment
22-12-2016 | 08:08:23
Fintech startup, Paystack has announced it has closed on Seed Investment of $1.3M from several international investors.
[Ghana] Social Security and National Insurance Trust acquires stake in Access Bank
21-12-2016 | 15:00:00
State pension fund manager Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has acquired a stake in Nigerian Bank, Access bank Ghana.
The African Trade Insurance Agency to help Benin attract $15 million by 2021
21-12-2016 | 09:25:30
Benin is a country on the rise led by a newly appointed businessman-come President, H.E. Patrice Talon. The President recently launched a five-year program that is aligned to Benin’s Vision 2030 that places Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) at the core.
[Nigeria] Fintech Startup Paystack closes on $1.3 million seed
21-12-2016 | 09:22:14
Fintech startup, Paystack, has announced it has closed on Seed Investment of $1.3 million from international investors Tencent, Comcast Ventures and Singularity Investments, with participation from Spark, M&S Partners, Tokyo Founders Fund,
[Column] Tamara Dini: An overview of competition law developments in Africa in 2016
20-12-2016 | 10:36:00
Competition law in Africa is becoming increasingly active and, in certain respects, complex. The number of competition regimes, and the relationships between them, is on the increas
[Column] Partnering for impact: How government and the private sector can advance skills development in Africa
19-12-2016 | 10:13:00
Private sector participation needs to be viewed as not only valuable to education and skills development but as integral to it. At a national level, the private sector should be considered an essential partner in education planning and as advisors to Ministries of Education.
MasterCard Foundation and The West African Research Association announce recipients of 'Ideas Matter' Research Fellowships for West African Scholars
19-12-2016 | 09:30:00
The West African Research Association and The MasterCard Foundation are pleased to announce the recipients of the Ideas Matter Fellowship Program, a new fellowship which supports the research of young academics in the region focusing on women, technology and entrepreneurship.
Ghana taxman courts technology to shore up returns
16-12-2016 | 11:45:00
The Ghana Revenue Authority has recorded an increase in tax mobilisation through the deployment of Total Revenue Integrated Processing System (TRIPS).
Mount Coffee Hydro project steers Liberia into energy sustainability and economic growth
16-12-2016 | 06:22:00
The turning on of Mount Coffee Hydro project for the first time in 26 years has been billed as the biggest milestone accelerating Liberia’s economic gains and bringing life back to the streets of Monrovia.
Kenya, Nigeria, Morocco Africa’s fastest growing reinsurance markets, study
15-12-2016 | 16:30:42
Kenya, Nigeria and Morocco are the fastest growing reinsurance markets in Africa, driven by the size and diversity of their economies, a young and growing population and advanced regulatory regimes, Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company said in its yearly survey
[Ghana] Premium Bank starts operations with eye on technology
14-12-2016 | 15:22:06
Premium Bank, formerly known as City Investment Company (CIC), has officially begun operations with the focus on utilizing technology to drive growth, boost customer base and become a dominant player in the banking space in half a decade.
[Column] Jens Ischebeck: The Potential for M-Learning in Nigeria
13-12-2016 | 11:55:00
M-learning is particularly useful in countries where literacy rates are low, and where school children struggle to complete their education - whether due to poor school facilities, the prevalence of child labour or poor transport infrastructure making it hard for children physically to reach the classroom.
[Column] Chinedu Moghalu: Crowding the private sector into Africa's climate action
13-12-2016 | 11:27:39
The global community for climate action was spooked by the November 8 election of Donald Trump as the next President of the United States. The US President-elect had earned the sobriquet of “climate denier,” for his claim that climate change is a hoax.
RiskMap 2017: West Africa - No smooth sailing in the “New normal”
13-12-2016 | 11:10:00
Macro-economic instability fueled by low oil prices and global economic sentiment will continue to be the main driver of business risks across West Africa in 2017.
[Guinea] Marriott International debuts First Hotel in West Africa with Sheraton Grand Conakry
13-12-2016 | 09:39:00
Sheraton Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott International has announced the debut of Sheraton Grand in Africa with opening of Sheraton Grand Conakry, welcoming it to the brand’s premier tier of hotels recognized for their exciting destinations, distinguished designs, and excellence in service and guest experiences.
Chongqing Construction Engineering, Oilserv, Tianjin Energy, Alpha Group sign MoAs to develop Nigeria’s Oil and Gas Infrastructure
12-12-2016 | 09:56:00
Four companies have signed eight MOAs today in Abuja for the development of several multi-billion dollar investment and infrastructure projects in Nigeria.
Ghana bets on new cement factory to sate rising demand
09-12-2016 | 15:34:40
Ghana has commissioned a new cement producing company that will produce one million tonnes yearly as demand from construction and government project soars.
IMF resumes funding to Guinea Bissau
09-12-2016 | 06:27:04
The International Monetary Fund has resumed payments to Guinea-Bissau, which were suspended in June over the government's loan bailouts for two private banks.
[Guinea] Ethiopia Airlines set to resume services to Conakry
08-12-2016 | 16:35:29
Ethiopian Airlines is set to resume services to Conakry, capital of the Republic of Guinea, starting February 1st next year.
Central Bank of Liberia issues new regulations on money transfer
07-12-2016 | 06:12:57
The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) has issued a new regulation governing inward personal remittances received via money transfer institutions from abroad.
Political Parties should put SMEs high on Agenda as Ghana casts presidential votes - Sage
06-12-2016 | 10:30:00
The party that emerges as the winner of Ghana’s general election, to be held on 7 December, should seize the opportunity to drive economic growth by creating policies and a legislative environment where business builders can thrive.
FBNBank Ghana unveils TransFast Money to widen customer base
06-12-2016 | 10:08:48
FBNBank Ghana has introduced TransFast Money, a global remittance service as it seeks to increase its customer base and foothold.
“PayU” simplified payment system debuts in Nigeria
05-12-2016 | 11:13:00
A global online payment service provider “PayU” has been introduced in Nigeria with innovations that will continue to make the market more competitive.
Africa is still a difficult region for paying taxes - PwC report
05-12-2016 | 10:00:00
Economies around the world continue to make progress in simplifying and reducing the burden of tax compliance on business, according to the latest edition of Paying Taxes 2017, a report by the World Bank Group and PwC.
Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers prepares launch of new Nigeria Chapter at Multimodal West Africa in Lagos
05-12-2016 | 09:45:00
The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) is preparing for a “big launch” of its new Nigeria Chapter of the West Africa Branch of the Institute at the upcoming Multimodal West Africa exhibition and conference in Lagos in January 2017.
[Ghana] MTN partners DataMi, Viotech for sponsored data service
05-12-2016 | 09:15:00
MTN Ghana has announced it will be launching the first sponsored data service in Ghana in partnership with Datami and Viotech.
[Togo] ASKY Airlines named Regional Carrier of the Year
02-12-2016 | 10:30:00
ASKY, the Pan-African Airline with the largest network in West and Central Africa, has the pleasure to announce that it is the recipient of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) Airline of the Year Award for Regional Operations at the AFRAA 48th Annual General Assembly.
Ghana launches Exim bank with an eye on export led economy
01-12-2016 | 07:41:39
Ghana has launched Exim Bank, an export development finance institution, as it seeks to bolster government’s quest for an aggressive and sustainable export led economy.
[Ghana] Marbelino targets burgeoning middle class population with modern showroom
29-11-2016 | 09:13:19
Ghana’s front runner in supply of natural stones and ceramics tiles, Marbelino has launched a modern showroom in the capital as it targets a growing list of middle class population keen on modern décor in housing.
African oil producers throw weight behind OPEC efforts to stabilize market
28-11-2016 | 11:28:33
The African Petroleum Producers' Association (APPA) has expressed their support to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) efforts to stabilize the oil markets, ahead of the cartel meeting scheduled next Wednesday in Vienna to implement Algiers Agreement.
Liberia starts expansion of Roberts International Airport to sate growing demand
28-11-2016 | 11:24:42
Sierra Leone is set to have a new passenger terminal building and a rehabilitated runaway at the Roberts International Airport following a groundbreaking ceremony by the country’s president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
The AfDB Group appoints Marie Laure Akin-Olugbade Country Manager, West Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office
28-11-2016 | 11:15:00
The African Development Bank is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Marie-Laure Akin-Olugbade as the Country Manager for the West Africa Regional Development and Business Delivery Office.
African Travel Spend expected to rise 24 Percent with Introduction of African Union Passport Introduction in 2018
28-11-2016 | 10:06:37
Travellers from four countries – South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Egypt were surveyed, with those having flown in the past 24 months saying they would spend 24 percent more with the introduction of the passport.
[Nigeria] Sheraton Lagos Unveils 107 Renovated Club Rooms and Suites and an All New Sheraton Club Lounge
28-11-2016 | 09:30:00
The Sheraton Lagos Hotel unveiled 107 newly renovated club rooms and suites, all refreshed and elegantly furnished with modern interiors and enhanced amenities.
[Ghana] Price of goods plummets as election jitters grow
25-11-2016 | 10:27:00
The upcoming Ghana elections are causing anxiety forcing traders at major markets in the city to reduce prices of their products as they await the outcome of the 7 December election.
Africa Code Week trains 427,000 students in one week
24-11-2016 | 09:17:00
SAP's ambitious goal of equipping 5 million African youth with basic coding skills by 2025 took a bold step forward following the release of the results of this year's Africa Code Week.
KLM to fly to Sierra Leone and Liberia from 2017
23-11-2016 | 16:07:35
Dutch airline Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij (KLM) has confirmed that it will start operating its flights to Freetown, Sierra Leone and Monrovia in Liberia at the start of the new 2017 summer schedule.
Societe Generale partners with American Express with eyes on customers in eight African countries
23-11-2016 | 15:51:29
French multinational banking and financial services company Societe Generale has signed a merchant acquiring partnership with American Express in eight countries in Sub-Saharan Africa where the bank operates.
[Ghana] Airtel Money secures latest ISO certification on mobile financial services
23-11-2016 | 05:27:17
Ghana’s mobile financial platform Airtel Money has secured the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification to make the service the most secured for mobile financial services.
Nestlé Nigeria commemorates 150 years of good nutrition with factory tour
22-11-2016 | 11:04:00
Nestlé Nigeria, organised this week, a factory tour with key stakeholders to celebrate 150 years of nutrition, marked by the creation of Farine lactée (Cerelac) which saved the life of an infant.
Ghana’s public debt rises to $30 billion
21-11-2016 | 10:26:00
Ghana’s total public debt now stands at $30 billion as at September 2016 which translates into about 67.4 percent of GDP, according to data released by the central bank ahead of its 73rd regular Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting.
[Nigeria] NNPC Moves to Improve Diesel Quality
21-11-2016 | 09:45:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced work on a scheme to improve the quality of diesel in the Nigerian market for efficient and optimal performance of diesel-powered engines.
AESA, with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, commits US$7m grants to fund innovation, research science in Africa
21-11-2016 | 09:30:00
The African Academy of Sciences and the NEPAD Agency's Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) has committed US$7 million to fund innovative ideas and research through the Grand Challenges Africa program to accelerate scientific breakthroughs.
Ghana Home Loans to offer banking services in 2017
18-11-2016 | 15:27:21
Mortgage company, Ghana Home Loans intends to offer banking services in the first quarter of next year according to its CEO.
Ericsson sets eyes on burgeoning demand for mobile internet services in Africa to grow revenue
18-11-2016 | 15:03:31
Networking and telecommunications equipment and services company Ericsson has trained its eyes on the burgeoning demand for mobile internet services with the hope that it will also boost its sales.
SNEPCo donates modern test laboratory to Nigerian Institute of Welding
17-11-2016 | 10:54:11
Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company and it co-venturers (ExxonMobil, TOTAL and ENI) have donated facilities including a modern test laboratory to the Nigerian Institute of Welding (NIW) at Imasabor-Ologbo, Benin City,
Bosch Power Box moves into Nigeria
17-11-2016 | 10:15:00
German-based multinational, Bosch Group, is set to bring the BPB concept to African artisans, the informal sector, often the driving force of African economies.
[Ghana] Wa airstrip set for reopening as demand for domestic flights pick up
16-11-2016 | 07:50:22
Wa airstrip in the upper west Ghana which has been under renovation is set for reopening at the end of the month, as Ghana looks to increased domestic flights to boost its economy.
[Liberia] Cummings Foundation Africa boosts artisans’ earnings with new handicraft showroom
16-11-2016 | 07:34:53
The Cummings Foundation Africa has opened a handicraft showroom allowing Liberian paintings, textile and handicrafts to be purchased by the public as it looks to boost the earnings of artisans.
Africa Technology Investment Roundtable - Meet the chair & get the last few tickets!
15-11-2016 | 12:55:00
The Africa Technology Investment Roundtable is part of a series organised by the Africa Technology Business Network (ATBN) with the goal of driving sustainable investment from the UK into the African Technology sector.
How Mobile Banking is Transforming Africa
15-11-2016 | 12:31:00
Imagine you live in a small village in rural Kenya. Your daughter attends university in Nairobi and needs financial support to buy textbooks and pay her rent. How do you send her money if you, like many Kenyans, don’t have a bank account or internet access?(a)
The employment relationship and how it is affected by business transfers in countries across Africa
15-11-2016 | 12:16:00
The Employment & Benefits team at pan-African law firm, Bowmans, has put together a Guide covering the employment consequences in business transfers in Botswana, Cameroon, Kenya, Madagascar, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania and Zambia.
Made-in-Nigeria Project to Hold Exhibition
15-11-2016 | 11:00:00
The Made-in-Nigeria Project, organisers of the Made-in-Nigeria Conference & Exhibition has announced the third edition of its ‎annual event, which is slated to hold in Lagos on November 29th, 2016.
[Ghana] Dr. Millison Narh appointed Chairman of Central Securities Depository Limited
14-11-2016 | 16:32:29
Ghana’s Central Securities Depository Limited has appointed Millison K. Narh as the Chairman of the Board of Directors.
[Burkina Faso] African Development Bank commits to support country’s economic masterplan
14-11-2016 | 13:51:28
The African Development Bank has committed to support Burkina Faso’s national development plan that seeks to transform the country’s economy and address the welfare of its people through the National Plan for Economic and Social Development (PNDES) 2016-2020.
[Nigeria] MainOne’s Data Center MDXi partners SAP to provide enterprise solutions for West Africa
14-11-2016 | 12:40:07
Connectivity and data center solutions provider, MainOne, has announced a service partnership between its Tier III Data Center, MDXi and SAP, leader in enterprise applications for software and software-related service to deliver high-quality cloud and infrastructure operations services for customers running SAP solutions in West Africa.
Every Breath Counts Campaign Strives to Reduce Pneumonia in Nigeria
14-11-2016 | 10:53:38
Every Breath Counts declared November Pneumonia Month. Nigeria has the second highest pneumonia mortality in the world and primarily affects children under five.
Opera reaches 100m users in Africa, releases State of Mobile Web Report, Africa 2016
14-11-2016 | 09:56:00
Internet company, Opera, has released its State of the Mobile Web Africa 2016 Report, highlighting mobile internet trends across the continent, including consumer browsing behaviour and app usage.
[Ghana] Sluggish economy takes toll on mortgage uptake, banks
11-11-2016 | 15:35:00
Banks, offering mortgage loans, have blamed the general slowdown in economic activities and a weak purchasing power among Ghanaians, as reasons accounting for the decline in the demand for mortgage loans.
Gold Fields extends operations of its Ghana mine by eight years
11-11-2016 | 08:19:00
Gold Fields, a South African mining company has said it intends to extend the life of its Damang mine in Ghana by eight years, investing $1.4 billion to facilitate this.
[Ghana] Adidas opens Accra store as it eyes West African region
10-11-2016 | 13:40:35
German sport shoes and clothing multinational Adidas has unveiled its flagship store in Accra as it seeks to exert its relevance in West Africa.
EDF and Off Grid Electric Announce Major Partnership and Bring More Solar to West Africa
10-11-2016 | 09:45:00
Off Grid Electric, a leading distributed solar company in Africa, and EDF, a global leader in low-carbon energies, today announced a partnership to supply competitive off-grid solar energy in Africa.
Algeria and Mali set up business council to spearhead economic ties
10-11-2016 | 07:50:37
The first forum that has brought up Algeria and Mali economists has come up with a resolution to set up first of its kind joint business council to spearhead the interests of both countries.
Bank of Ghana to introduce corporate governance guidelines for banks
09-11-2016 | 12:37:56
Bank of Ghana is set to unveil a new corporate governance guideline that that will ensure financial soundness in the banking sector and improve economic efficiency and growth is in the works and expected to be introduced by January next year.
[Liberia] IMF sounds alarm over sluggish economic growth
09-11-2016 | 09:46:50
International Monetary Fund (IMF) says despite its projection that Liberia’s GDP growth is poised to recover to about 3 percent in 2017, the post-war, Ebola virus-hit nation is yet to recover from effects of the outbreak that kills scores in 2014.
[Column] Brett Parker: African Tech sector already exceeding expectations
08-11-2016 | 12:52:00
Forget bootstraps, Africa is a continent dragging itself up by its code strings to become a global player - but it needs more software developers.
Moody's Assigns National Scale Ratings to Seven Nigerian Banks
08-11-2016 | 10:29:54
Moody's Investors Service, (Moody's) has assigned national scale ratings (NSRs) to seven Nigerian banks. The banks include Sterling Bank Plc, Zenith Bank Plc, Guaranty Trust Bank Plc(GTBank), Access Bank Plc, United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FBN) and the Bank of Industry (BOI).
Economic transformation can revive Africa’s growth miracle and protect the climate, says new report
07-11-2016 | 13:45:00
Economic transformation can revive Africa’s growth rates while promoting development and climate goals, according to a new report from the New Climate Economy.
[Nigeria] Payments through electronic channels total N18.156trn in Q3, says NBS
07-11-2016 | 12:15:00
A total of 238.889 million payments valued at about N18.156 trillion were conducted through the electronic channels in the third quarter of this year, says the National Bureau of Statistics.
[Ghana] Van den Bosch and MTG open first tank cleaning station in West Africa
07-11-2016 | 09:23:18
Logistic services providers Van den Bosch and MTG have opened a tank cleaning station in the port of Tema, Ghana. The cleaning station was built according to Western European quality standards and is the first of its kind in West Africa.
Ghana taxman launches electronic payment of custom duty to tame tax evasion
04-11-2016 | 11:39:19
Ghana Revenue Authority in partnership with Ecobank and West Blue Consulting has launched an electronic card for the payment of customs duty as it seeks to seal loopholes for tax evasion.
[Mali] Dr.Madani Diallohas extends his contract at Oklo Resources guaranteeing consistency in operations
02-11-2016 | 15:18:16
Gold exploration company Oklo Resources Ltd has confirmed that its technical director Dr Madani Diallohas agreed to extend his contract for a further two year term effective immediately.
[Ghana] Ecobank best place to secure credit, says report
02-11-2016 | 11:29:51
Pan African lender Ecobank Ghana is the best place for businesses and individuals to seek credit, the Bank of Ghana has said in a new report.
[Siera Leone] Government mulls removing fuel subsidies to increase revenue stream
31-10-2016 | 15:22:28
The government of Sierra Leone is contemplating removing subsidies on all petroleum products according to the National Petroleum Regulatory Agency.
[Ghana] Airtel Money partners with United Bank of Africa to integrate customers’ accounts
28-10-2016 | 12:23:05
Airtel Money and United Bank for Africa (UBA) have partnered to allow UBA customers seamlessly link their accounts to their Airtel Money wallets.
Ghana Community Network Services invests in modern data center to sate growing information needs
26-10-2016 | 08:32:18
The Ghana Community Network Services (GCNet), a public private ICT initiative, in a bid to improve its customer service and sate growing demand for bespoke services has invested in a high tech and modern data center.
Ecobank Liberia unveils internet based cash management product targeting corporate clients
25-10-2016 | 14:40:57
Pan African bank, EcoBank Liberia has launched ‘Ecobank Omni Electronic Banking Platform,’ a new internet based cash management product to the Liberian market, which will ease money transactions from different parts of the world.
[Nigeria] MainOne chooses Minkels to enhance position in West-African Data Center Market
25-10-2016 | 13:51:40
Minkels, part of the publicly traded company Legrand, has been chosen as data center supplier for West African connectivity and data center solutions company, MainOne.
[Ghana] Gold Fields seeks to extend lifespan of mine with $1.4 billion investment
25-10-2016 | 11:07:46
Diversified producer of precious metal Gold Fields has announced it is investing $ 1.4 billion to extend the lifespan of the Damang mine in Ghana from 2017 to 2024.
Ecobank launches Masterpass, Africa-wide mobile payment solution
24-10-2016 | 10:43:00
The Ecobank Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mastercard to roll-out Masterpass QR, a mobile payment solution, across 33 African countries.
West African Gaming Expo coming to Lagos
24-10-2016 | 10:07:00
West African Gaming Expo 2016 (WAGE 16), the technology conference and exhibition in West Africa focusing on animation, video, mobile games comes to Lagos on November 9th.
[Nigeria] Rok Studios launches Nollywood channel on DStv
20-10-2016 | 12:34:00
ROK, the award-winning Nigerian film studio and entertainment brand, will launch across Africa on the DStv platform on 1 November 2016.
[Liberia] Exxon Mobil Corp to start oil exploration in November
19-10-2016 | 13:07:18
World’s largest publicly traded oil company Exxon Mobil Corp has set November as the month it will start drilling its first exploratory well off the coast of Liberia.
Ghana telcos in renewed push for upward review of mobile money transaction figures
19-10-2016 | 11:17:22
Ghana’s telcos have implored the Bank of Ghana to review the maximum amount it allows for mobile financial service transactions in the country. The telcos argue that they are sometimes constrained over the current $1200 maximum and moved to request an upward review.