Ecobank Ghana, a member of the leading pan-African Banking Group, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, has won the Sustainable Finance Award 2024 at the Global Finance Annual Sustainable Finance Awards.The award ceremony took place at in London recently. The win...
The 2024 Fintech Sector Report released by the Bank of Ghana indicates that the total amount of actual cash in mobile money accounts with commercial banks reached GH¢18.69 billion by March 2024.The report described this as Balance on Float,...
Kenya's national treasury has proposed a 1.5% digital tax on local platforms that offer services such as online jobs, rentals, food delivery, and ride-hailing, subject to parliamentary approval. The country's National Treasury Cabinet Secretary, Njuguna Ndung'u has also proposed amendments...
RightCard Payment Services Limited, trading as LemFi has announced that it has obtained additional approval from the Central Bank of Kenya (“CBK”) to operate remittances into Kenya. This development further demonstrates RightCard’s commitment to providing secure and efficient services by...
A shareholder of MTN Nigeria has questioned why the directors of the telecom giant are to received fat pay cheques in 2024, even though the company made huge losses in 2023 and did not declare any dividends for shareholders.At...
At the just-ended 3i Africa Summit in Accra, where central bank governors, multilateral institutions, investors, and innovators convened to unleash Africa’s digital and fintech economic potential, Brij Technologies Inc demonstrated its BrijX solution, which enables real-time direct currency swaps, peer-to-peer,...
It has been just over two years since McDan Aviation launched Ghana’s first commercial Private Jet Terminal, and it has already docked over a thousand private jets and counting.Manager of the terminal, Sharon Odoi-Atsem disclosed this to Techfocus24 Managing...
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has withdrawn its earlier circular directing banks to implement a controversial 0.5% cybersecurity levy on electronic transactions.The decision of the apex bank to withdraw the circular followed the public outrage that followed the...
Zoomlion Ghana Limited, Africa's waste management expert, is sending 18 Youth Employment Agency (YEA) beneficiaries in the waste and sanitation module on a 21-day journey to Belarus and Russia to explore and learn about effective sanitation and waste management...
Founder and CEO of Edel Technology Consulting, Ethel Cofie has called on the Bank of Ghana to promote its Head of Fintech and Innovation, Kwame Oppong to the position of a Third Governor, to raise fintech regulation to the...
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