Monday, February 6, 2023
Working hand-in-hand, banks and financial technology firms (fintechs) can co-exist and successfully design solutions which not only meet customer needs but also ensure their survival amid the ongoing economic crisis. The two have often been seen as competitors, but that notion has been dispelled by Chief Executive Officer of the...
Universal Merchant Bank and SIC Life Limited last week launched two new life insurance solutions, namely the UMB Education Plan and UMB Funeral plan at a u ceremony in the bank’s boardroom in Accra. The solutions will be marketed to the public as UMB Bancassurance and underwritten by SIC Life....
The banking industry, which had previously been resolute, is now exhibiting signs of vulnerability - as latest data show that the primary financial segment experienced mixed fortunes in 2022. In its first Summary of Economic Financial Data of the year - published on conclusion of the 110th Monetary Policy Committee...
This is the third in our series of publications on the Social Media Mix of Banks, with the first one published in the Monday, 16th January, 2023 edition of this column. The key social media accounts we identified are Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook and YouTube – which we coined...
The Central Bank of Zambia has granted Zeepay Zambia approval to operate a revolutionary new remittance outbound service directly from its Zeepay Mobile Money Wallet. This groundbreaking service will empower Zambians to easily and securely transfer money directly from their mobile money wallets to over 150 countries around the...
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The UBA Group Board has appointed Abiola Bawuah as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of UBA Africa, effective January 26, 2023. Abiola becomes the female CEO for the UBA operation in Africa and will be responsible and accountable for leading UBA Africa operations. Before Abiola’s appointment, she was Regional...
I just read the news in the Business & Financial Times of Monday, January 23, 2023 captioned “COCOBOD default further dampens investor confidence” whereby some banks have debited the accounts of their customers after crediting them with income accrued and realised from Cocoa Bills investments, that is, reversed the...
Nzema Manle Rural Bank Ltd has been awarded the First Runner-up in Loan Financing at the 22nd Biennial General Meeting and 4th Rural Banking Excellence Awards. The fourth edition of the awards scheme, which was organized by the Association of Rural Banks Ghana, sought to recognize the works of some...
For businesses – such as D. K. T. Djokoto & Co ­– and individuals passionate about land banking, accurate statistics remains a vital aspect in reaching informed decisions about potential property investments. In search of a fitting headquarters for our old-fashioned multi-disciplinary advisory — laser-focused on rural development within...
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