EAC to examine framework on roaming call charges

Posted by - September 20, 2023

East African Communication (EAC) has decided to reassess the implementation of roaming charges within the One Network Area (ONA) framework in the communications sector. This decision was reached during a two-day summit of Heads of Communications Regulatory Authorities in Kigali, Rwanda. Dr Aminah Zawedde, the permanent secretary at Uganda’s Ministry of ICT and National Guidance,

Standard Chartered Bank appoints new Executive Director

Posted by - March 31, 2023

One of the leading financial brands, Standard Chartered Bank PLC has appointed Mr. Albert Larweh Asante as an Executive Director. His appointment took effect from March 21, 2023. Mr. Larweh Asante has 16+ years’ experience in the banking industry. He is a Finance and Accounting professional and currently the Chief Financial Officer of Standard Chartered

Ade Bajomo appointed president of FinTech Association of Nigeria

Posted by - November 16, 2020

Access Bank’s Executive Director of Technology and Operations, Mr Ade Bajomo, has been appointed the new President of the FinTech Association of Nigeria (FintechNGR). Access Bank’s Executive Director of Technology and Operations, Mr Ade Bajomo, has been appointed the new President of the FinTech Association of Nigeria (FintechNGR). This was first announced during FinTechNGR’s virtual

MSMEs to be formalised and digitized,says NBSSI boss

Posted by - November 10, 2020

The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) says plans are far advanced to formalise the small and medium scale enterprises by digitalising their operations. The Executive Director, Kosi Yankey-Ayeh made these comments at the second edition of the 2020 Ghana Women Entrepreneurship Summit and indicated that some funds have been secured for about 500

Stanbic IBTC Supports Educational Institutions with School Loans

Posted by - October 14, 2020

Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc has introduced a school loan product for private primary, secondary and tertiary institutions, to enable them meet their short-term financial requirements. After several months of physical and economic disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic, schools have resumed to contribute meaningfully towards national development continually. One of the apparent effects of the

Polaris Bank Appoints Mr. Segun Opeke as Executive Director

Posted by - September 22, 2020

Polaris Bank Limited has announced the appointment of Mr. Segun Opeke as an Executive Director of the bank. The appointment was made by the bank’s Board of Directors and the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). The development comes on the heels of the recent appointment of Mr. Innocent C. Ike as the Acting Managing

Access Bank launches digital lending portal to empower SMEs

Posted by - June 24, 2020

As part of its effort to provide access to finance for SMEs to grow and expand their businesses, Access bank Plc has launched a digital lending portal, ‘Cashflow Loans by Access’, which is a solution for business owners to access loans easily from the comfort of their homes via an online platform while staying safe.

Sanda Ojiambo appointed United Nations Global Compact Executive Director

Posted by - May 25, 2020

Safaricom’s Head of Sustainable Business and Social Impact, has been appointed as the Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. The announcement was made by United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. Sanda who will assume the role from June 17 will take over from Denmark’s Lise Kingo who

Tullow names Rahul Dhir as new CEO

Posted by - April 21, 2020

Tullow Oil plc has announced the appointment of Rahul Dhir as Chief Executive Officer and an Executive Director of the Group,effective from 1 July 2020. Dorothy Thompson, currently Executive Chair of Tullow, will return to her position as Non-Executive Chair after a limited period of handover. Rahul brings extensive leadership experience in oil and gas to

Access Bank unveils new product for Customers 

Posted by - March 10, 2020

One of the leading financial institutions in Nigeria, Access Bank plc has unveiled TraderLite, an account that enables micro businesses, with turnover of between N50, 000 – N1 million operate their businesses with their individual name or registered business name. Speaking at the new launch, Victor Etuokwu, Executive Director, Retail Banking, Access Bank plc, said