Mobile Lending Platform Branch International Secures $170m Financing

Posted by - April 9, 2019

Branch, a quick loan application platform and one of the most downloaded finance app in Africa, has announced a new global partnership and investment from Visa. Also, the company recently announced the close of its Series C financing, a $ 170 million round of investment led by Foundation Capital and Visa. Also, existing investors, Andreessen

‘Fearless Girl’ comes to London’s financial district — just in time for International Women’s Day

Posted by - March 7, 2019

Two years after “Fearless Girl” stopped Wall Street’s Charging Bull in its tracks, the iconic statue has cropped up in the heart of another financial district: London. Recently, State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) unveiled a “Fearless Girl” statue at Paternoster Square, which is a stone’s throw away from St Paul’s Cathedral and the London Stock

Allianz to Be IOC International Partner

Posted by - January 7, 2019

Allianz a global insurance group has announced its decision to be one of the “Worldwide Olympic Partner” (TOP) of The International Olympic Committee (IOC) a programme from 2021 to 2028. In July 2018, Nigerian insurer, Ensure Insurance, was acquired by the Allianz Group and rebranded to Allianz Nigeria in December 2018. Through this sponsorship agreement,

Quickteller Eases International Trade

Posted by - October 22, 2018

Quickteller, an e-commerce platform of Interswitch Group, has announced the launch of the Quickteller Global Mall which was developed in furtherance of the company’s commitment toward enhancing easy and better service delivery. Now customers can shop directly from over 100 international stores, including: Amazon, Zara, eBay and Macy’s, and pay in Naira. The company explained

KIA Terminal 3 opens to international flights

Posted by - September 17, 2018

The Terminal 3 of the Kotoka International Airport became fully operational on Saturday, September 15, 2018 following the completion of tests and simulation exercises by the Ghana Airport Ghana Limited. The Managing Director of Ghana Airport Company, Mr. John Denkyem Attafuah explained that the new terminal had gone through more than 36 tests and simulations

Guinness Ghana Engages Digital Influencers to Mark International Beer Day

Posted by - August 10, 2017

Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL), Ghana’s leading total beverage business has marked this year’s International Beer Day with an interactive session for selected social media influencers. These influencers, who are some of the recognized and respected voices on Ghana’s social media space were given the GGBL experience right from the security; as they were conducted

UBA Increases International Spend Limit on Naira Cards

Posted by - July 21, 2017

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has announced an immediate upward review of the monthly international spend limit on its debit and prepaid naira cards from $100 to $2,000. This was done in response to the growing demand for higher limits by customers who make international transactions The upward review which represents a marked