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MTN MoMo at 10: Loyal customers to be rewarded.

Ghana’s leading telecommunications company, MTN Ghana, has successfully launched the 10th anniversary its Mobile Money (MoMo) service in Accra. Since its inception, MTN MoMo has...
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Financial inclusion seen improving significantly in northern Nigeria

Nigeria’s Development Financing helped significantly improve financial inclusion in the northern and south south regions of the country, a new document from the Central...
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East Africa seeks to harmonize insurance laws to boost financial inclusion

The East African Community (EAC) plans to fast track the harmonization of the national insurance laws of its member states in order to boost...

BIMA Grabs Mobile Insurance Leadership Award of the year

BIMA Ghana, the leading provider of mobile based health and insurance products has chalked another success by winning the Mobile Insurance Leadership Award of...
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Financial Inclusion will provide improved social protection

Stakeholders in the financial sector have at a summit in Accra agreed on the urgent need to ensure increased access to financial services by...
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EIB, IMF team up to promote Africa’s financial inclusion and stability

· EIB and IMF establish a new Capacity Development Partnership to promote financial inclusion and stability...
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Ecobank and MTN to strengthen financial inclusion in Africa

MTN has announced a collaboration with Africa’s leading independent banking group, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), enabling both companies to leverage each other’s assets to...
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Ecobank and MTN team up to strengthen Africa’s financial inclusion

MTN has announced a collaboration with Africa’s leading independent banking group, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), enabling both companies to leverage each other’s...
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MTN Ghana records vital achievements in financial inclusion in Ghana

MTN, Ghana’s leading service provider in voice, data and mobile financial services, recorded a strong performance in its revenues in the year 2017. Strong...

SMEs urged to be innovative and creative

The Ghana Micro and Small Business summit has been held with a call on entrepreneurs in the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) sector to...

Mastercard Foundation Highlights Best Practices In Financial Services

The Mastercard Foundation has presented its third annual Clients at the Centre Prize to Jumo, the South African-based company as a large-scale, low-cost financial...
Ann Miles, Director of Financial Inclusion at the Mastercard Foundation, presents the award to Buhle Goslar of Jumo

Jumo Wins US$150k As Third Annual Mastercard Foundation Award

The Mastercard Foundation has presented its third annual Clients at the Centre Prize to Jumo. The US$150,000 prize recognizes the innovative work of the...
Madam Ann Miles

The Level Of Financial Inclusion in Africa Is Inappreciable – Ann Miles

The Director of MasterCard Foundation on Financial Inclusion, Madam Ann Miles has said, the level of financial inclusion in countries in the sub-Saharan Africa...

Ghana To Establish Financial Stability Council

Government will establish a high-level Financial Stability Council, with the view of strengthening and institutionalising mechanisms for maintaining financial stability, financial sector development, inter-regulatory...
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SMEs Charged To Aim At Expansion

A day’s workshop on micro business has been held in Accra with a charge on small business owners to aim at growing from their...

Mastercard Foundation To Deepen Financial Inclusion

The Mastercard Foundation has announced its fifth annual and largest Symposium on Financial Inclusion (SoFI) to take place in Accra, on November 7 to...
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Mastercard Foundation Announce the Opening of the 5th Annual Symposium

The Mastercard Foundation today announced that its fifth annual and largest Symposium on Financial Inclusion (SoFI) will take place in Accra, Ghana, on November...
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Burundi to enhance rural areas financial inclusion through IFAD grant

A total of 99,200 Burundian rural households in 17 provinces will benefit from a financial agreement signed today between the International Fund for Agricultural...
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Deepening Ghana’s financial inclusion the cooperative way

The takeover of UT Bank and Capital Bank by GCB Bank came as a shock to some members of the banking community, making headlines...
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Ghana’s Financial Inclusion Strategic Plan Kicks Starts in 2018

Mr Sampson Akligoh, Director, Financial Sector Division of the Ministry of Finance, has announced that Ghana would launch its Financial Inclusion Strategic Plan next...
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Could data prices be responsible for Africa late financial inclusion?

In Africa, banking the unbanked remains a pressing need. Roughly 700 million people in Africa are financially excluded – denied economic citizenship. Discussions on...

AfDB sanctions $15m grant to support SMEs

The Board of Directors of the African Development (AfDB) has approved a US$ 15 million investment in Shore Capital Fund III, a multinational Private...
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MTN and NUGS team up to sponsor 2016 National Debate

The event sponsored by MTN Ghana was on the topic: “Mobile Money plays a critical role in promoting financial inclusion.” ...

GHIPSS receives support from Ingenico to develop Ghana’s financial inclusion

Ingenico Group the global leader in seamless payments, has developed for the past years a strong partnership with Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems...

Capital Bank Partners Roverman On New Drama ‘Dear God Comma’

As part of the partnership, Capital Bank will give free money vouchers to patrons who attend the Roverman shows to be used to open...
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Economic specialist asks Africa to grow financial Presence

Africa Economic Research Consortium (AERC) executive director Professor Lemma Senbet told journalists in Nairobi that Africa's high economic growth rates have not resulted in...
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Zimbabwe unveils strategy to boost financial inclusion

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor John Mangudya said at the launch that only 30 percent of Zimbabwe's adult population was banked, with some of...
Mobile Money

The state of financial inclusion and mobile money in Ghana

CGAP develops innovative solutions through practical research and active engagement with financial service providers, policy makers, and funders to enable approaches at scale. Housed at...

Tigo Cash Bridging The Financial Inclusion Gap

With the coming into force of Ghana’s new mobile money regulations, there is no doubt that policymakers have come to appreciate the importance of...
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Ingenico Group installs new terminals to check Financial Inclusion

“This milestone is taking us to the forefront of the Financial Inclusion market in Africa where three quarter of the population is still unbanked,”...