Friday , 29 May 2020


Develop Homegrown Solutions, Human Capacity and Invest in Agriculture to Rebuild Africa; Experts say at UBA Africa Day Conversations

·       ……Prioritise SMEs Development ·      …… Advocate Partnerships between Private Sector and Government African thought leaders and great minds have noted that the development of homegrown solutions and adequate investment in human capacity building and agricultural expansion are key steps that will help to rebuild Africa and put the continent on a stronger footing post Covid-19.  Analysing the theme ... Read More »

Children’s Day: Ecobank Counsels Parents on Remote Learning

The Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria, Patrick Akinwuntan called on parents to ensure their children study online and stay on top of their education despite the current closure of schools occasioned by the Covid -19 pandemic. Akinwuntan, in a message to mark this year’s Children’s Day, observed that the coronavirus may have disrupted the usual academic activities globally, children should however ... Read More »

Africa Beyond Covid-19: President Weah, US Senator Coons, Elumelu, Other Global Leaders at the 2nd UBA Africa Day Conversations Urge Government, Private Sector Collaboration

… Demand a new deal in and for Africa ..Advocate speedy implementation of AFCFTA …  Call for Increased Investment in Digital Connectivity United Bank for Africa (UBA) celebrated Africa Day 2020, by bringing together global leaders at the 2nd UBA Africa Day Conversations, screened live across the continent.  UBA helps set the debate around African economic development through its series ... Read More »

Access Bank creating a new world with Accessmore App

Banking in confidence as well as in convenience is what every financial institution strives to give to its customers. They want their customers to know that the word ‘bank’ is beyond a physical structure, and with the right innovation, what they can do is limitless.   The ultimate goal here is to bring banking to the fingertips of customers and ... Read More »

Post Covid19: Global Leaders at UBA Africa Day Conversations Seek Path To Economic Recovery

…Global co-operation needed to stem global depression Global leaders at the second edition of United Bank for Africa (UBA) African Day Conversations, have emphasised the need for meaningful collaborations between governments and the private sector as a panacea for the quick recovery of the economy of the African continent post Covid-19. The leaders which included the President of Liberia, H.E George ... Read More »

Global Finance Names Ecobank Most Innovative Bank in Africa

Global Finance has named Ecobank as the most innovative bank in Africa. The announcement was made at the eighth Global Finance annual awards, the Innovators 2020, honoring entities that regularly identify new paths and design new tools in finance.  Categories in the award include Top Innovations in Corporate Finance, Payments, Trade Finance, Cash Management, Islamic Finance, with Winners selected from different regions of ... Read More »

MTN Offers 2 Billion SMS, Other Goodies

MTN Nigeria says it has provided its customers with a range of free services to help make communication easier during the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. Its Company Secretary, Uto Ukpanah, also said the company has provided an update on the utilisation so far of its network initiatives to provide its customers and partners with connectivity. Ukpanah said in a ... Read More »

Africa’s Post-Covid Economic Recovery: Elumelu Moderates as Presidents of Senegal, Liberia, US Senator Coons, other Global Leaders Convene at UBA Africa Day Conversations 2020 

The President of Senegal, H.E. Macky Sall, President of Liberia, H.E George Weah and  United States Senator Chris Coons will form part of a high-level leadership panel to be moderated by the Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, to discuss Africa’s economic recovery in the 2020 edition of UBA’s Africa Conversations. The African ... Read More »

MTN commits N600b to network infrastructure

MTN Nigeria plans to spend an estimated N600 billion on technical infrastructure over the next three years as it looks to expanding its network coverage across the country by 2024 Speaking at its first public Annual General Meeting which held in Lagos on Friday, the CEO, MTN Nigeria, Ferdi Moolman said: “Due to the nature of our business, we always ... Read More »

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