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$1 billion in transactions processed on Ecobank Mobile App in Africa

LOME, Togo— The ground-breaking Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) Mobile App, a single, unified financial services application across 33 African countries, has processed 9 million transactions worth over $1 billion since launch less than 18 months ago. With over 4 million users, the Ecobank Mobile App is available to all, enabling users to open an Ecobank Xpress™ Account […]

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Abu Dhabi’s Yahsat to launch its flagship broadband service YahClick across West Africa

DAKAR, Senegal, July 9, 2018/ — Yahsat (www.Yahsat.ae), the UAE-based global satellite operator, will showcase its flagship broadband service – YahClick — in the West Africa Com being held on the 10th and 11th July 2018. Yahsat’s participation at the event is part of its expansion plan to launch YahClick this year in five new […]

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Nigeria’s Vice President leads roadshow to US showcasing nation’s tech growth

The Vice President has spoken extensively about the commitment of Government to supporting the growth of technology and creative industries in the country through its policies and reforms ABUJA, Nigeria, July 10, 2018/ — Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, is leading a public-private sector collaborative investment roadshow to the United States, where he will […]

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Western Union opens office in Ivory Coast; reiterates commitment for better services

Western Union has been providing fast, reliable and convenient money transfer services in Ivory Coast since 1995 ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, July 10, 2018/ — Western Union (www.WesternUnion.com), a leader in global cross-border, cross-currency money movement, announced on Monday the opening of an office in Ivory Coast, reinforcing the company’s on-going commitment to service excellence by […]

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Africa’s Fortunes will Shape the World says Osinbajo at Google for Nigeria Event

LAGOS, Nigeria, July 27, 2018/ — Africa’s Fortunes will Shape the World says Osinbajo at Google for Nigeria Event: **Global Tech firm announces free internet access following Silicon Valley visit **Democratization of technology is quantum leap for Africa’s development “This Century is Africa’s Century. Why? Because Africa will, for good or ill, play the defining […]

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Oradian and ANMFIN launch new cloud-based microfinance solution in Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria, August 14, 2018/ — As part of their shared mission to boost financial inclusion throughout Nigeria, Oradian and the Association of Non-Bank Microfinance Institution of Nigeria (ANMFIN) have launched a strategic partnership. Princess Adesola Ogunleye, the President of ANMFIN, commented on the partnership saying, “We are extremely pleased to partner with Oradian. Together […]

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Threadsol to introduce tech-driven products at Origin Africa 2018 to drive African apparel manufacturing

The company’s presence at Origin Africa establishes its commitment to sustaining its efforts of introducing innovative garment tech solutions for the apparel industry UTTAR PRADESH, India, August 21, 2018/ — ThreadSol, the pioneer in enterprise material management for sewn products’ industry, will participate in Origin Africa 2018 from 9th September to 11th September. During the […]

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WorldRemit becomes exclusive global money transfer partner of Lebara, connecting customers in over 40 African countries

Lebara and WorldRemit, two leading brands serving international residents, have entered into a strategic partnership making WorldRemit the exclusive global money transfer partner of Lebara, including transfers to over 40 African countries. The deal allows over 3 million Lebara Mobile and Lebara Money users to use WorldRemit’s digital money transfer service seamlessly, directly from the […]