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Ecobank – A leader in delivering a cashless Africa

Millions more people in Africa now have access to financial systems thanks to cashless systems using digital technology, and more and more people are seeing the benefits of mobile banking, according to Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com), the leading independent pan-African banking group. Ecobank is the main sponsor at the Africa Tech summit currently taking place in Kigali, […]
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African retail banking Roaring to Life

The McKinsey Global Banking report finds winning strategies among Africa’s top banks The McKinsey Global Banking (www.McKinsey.com) practice has  published a new report on African Retail Banking – Roaring to life: Growth and innovation in African retail banking The report finds that Africa’s banking markets are among the most exciting in the world. The continent’s
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Africa’s Most Challenging Elections in 2018

By Dorina Bekoe Twenty countries in Africa will hold national elections in 2018. This analysis reviews countries facing unique challenges to holding peaceful elections on the continent. In 2018, 20 countries in Africa will hold presidential and parliamentary elections. Past experience indicates that 20 percent of African elections have experienced violence resulting in