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Mexico to invest US$1 billion to bring banking, internet access to poor areas

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The Mexican government will invest 20 billion Mexican pesos (about 1 billion U.S. dollars) in bringing banking and internet access to impoverished areas of...
cryptocurrencies

The Future Of The African Continent As An Emerging Crypto Market

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The poorest continent on the planet is Africa, but its willingness to embrace the new in the form of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies could...
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Johannesburg Labor court rules against banking strike action

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The Labor Court in Johannesburg on Thursday ruled that a banking strike planned for Friday was unlawful and should not go ahead. ...
Alexander Kofi-Mensah Mould

Ghana’s Banking Crisis Part 1 The Blame Fits BoG

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The current crises within Ghana’s banking sector has left us all perplexed; with many unanswered questions. On one hand we are being asked not...
Angry Woman Urinates

Shocking: Angry woman urinates in a banking hall

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An angry woman who could not stand how she was being bounced around by the staff of a bank she had visited to transact...
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Ghana’s Banking Sector Reforms Highly Commended by IMF

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The International Monetary Fund Executive Board has lauded authorities for strengthening the banking sector and resolving issues involving nine banks. ...
Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered Mobile Banking Unveiled

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The Management of Standard Chartered Bank has launched a full Digital Bank on mobile dubbed "SC Mobile". The launch is in fulfilment of the Bank’s...
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

Dr. Bawumia Finds Key Indicators for Efficient Banking in Ghana

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Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia said for the banking system to transform, there is the need to roll out national identification database to uniquely...
IFC Women

IFC to Commence Banking on Women programme

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The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has initiated steps to introduce the Banking on Women Programme, its custom product that supports women entrepreneurs in the...
Bank of Ghana

Financial institutions urged to develop innovative products for SMEs

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Dr Ernest Kwamina Yedu Addison, the Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), has bemoaned the low credit facility extended to small and medium-scale...
Ursula Owusu-Ekuful,

Minister highlight importance of technology in public service deliveriy

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Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, the Minister of Communications has called on the private sector to deploy innovative technology means to improve the National Identification (ID)...

Ghana-Iran Sign Trade Agreements

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The sixth session of the Ghana-Iran Permanent Joint Commission for Cooperation (PJCC) ended in Accra on Thursday with the signing of a number of...

Stanbic Bank Ghana Recognize As Best Private Bank

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Stanbic Bank Ghana has been named the Best Private Bank in Ghana at the 2017 Global Private Banking Awards held in London. The award...

Ghana-Iran Seek To Enhance Partnership

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The Sixth session of Ghana-Iran Permanent Joint Commission for Cooperation (PJCC) underway in Accra. The two-day meeting seeks to enhance the levels of partnership and...
banks

Banking in South Africa Has It’s Own Problems

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Consumers in South Africa prefer a digital-first approach to resolving their basic banking issues, only talking to a human being if they have to,...
Fintech

Seamless East Africa 2017 highlighted on banking and payments future

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Regional and international experts discuss the future of payments in the region at the conference taking place 6-7 September 2017 Seamless East Africa the region’s...

Skye Bank’s liquidity is stabilized, MD says

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Skye Bank’s liquidity position and prime brokerage deposits have stabilized in recent weeks as it has successfully implemented cost management initiatives which has enhanced liquidity...
Christine Lagarde

IMF grants US$16.3 to Central African Republic

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On July 17, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the second review under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement...

Access Bank and UNICEF make ten-year partnership anniversary

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Access Bank Group, along with 5th Chukker, The Access Bank UK and Access Private Bank hosted the 10th annual ‘Access Bank Polo Day’ at...
Christine Lagarde

IMF grants US$6.2m to Burkina Faso

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The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the seventh and final review of Burkina Faso’s program supported by the Extended Credit...

AfDB celebrates late President Babacar Ndiaye

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The Management and staff of the African Development Bank have paid glowing tributes to Mr. Babacar Ndiaye, fifth elected President of the Bank who...

VAIDS would greatly help regularization of tax – Magnus Nmonwu

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Nigerian companies and entrepreneurs that don’t have their tax affairs in order should act now to take advantage of the government’s Voluntary Assets and...

IMF completes Egypt economic review, approves US$1.25bn grant

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On July 13, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the first review of Egypt’s economic reform program supported by...

IMF completes Rwanda economic review, grants US$25m

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The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the seventh review of Rwanda’s performance under the Policy Support Instrument (PSI) and...

Islamic Corporation for the Development receives two awards in Malaysia

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The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), the private sector arm of Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group, was presented with...
Dr. Akinwumi Adesina

AfDB and EC partner to develop transport and energy

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The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group has approved a historic framework agreement known as the Pillar Assessed Grant or Delegation...

N1.4bn was invested in housing in Niger State – FMBN

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The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), has disclosed that over N1.4 billion was invested on 402 housing units in Niger State. Mr Ahmed Dangiwa,...

IMF grants US$43.9m to Mali after economic review

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On July 7, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the Seventh Review of Mali’s performance under an economic program...

Heritage Bank, MTN workers in police grips for fraud

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In a stunning development in nearly three month investigation the Police Special Fraud Unit (PSFU) on Monday arrested 11 suspected fraudsters, including three Heritage bank officials,...
Jose Mario Vaz

IMF grants US$4.1m to Guinea-Bissau after economic review

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On July 6, 2017, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the third review of Guinea-Bissau’s economic performance under the program...