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In its journey to build a stronger payment ecosystem across Africa, Mastercard recently hosted its first African Debit Forum, as part of its Connecting Tomorrow 2018 Forum in Barcelona. Topics discussed included the strategic role that current accounts and debit cards play in shaping consumer relationships, trends and insights into how African retail banking is…

Technology can be a vital tool to help rebuild trust in the accounting profession.  This was the view of Michael Armstrong, the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW)’s  Regional Director in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia,  expressed at the recent 48th Annual Accountants’ Conference. The conference, which was  themed: ‘Securing…

(R - L) Yetunde Faulkner, Head of Commercial, Renmoney, receiving Renmoney’s ‘Award for Excellence in Microfinance' from Mohammed Dabai Suleyman, Director, FSS 2020, Central Bank of Nigeria, while Folasade Femi-Lawal, Head, Card Business, First Bank, looks on; at the New Age Banking Summit held in Lagos, recently.
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Renmoney, a Nigerian consumer lending company, has emerged the winner of the ‘Award for Excellence in Microfinance Banking’. The award was presented at the 8th edition of the New Age Banking Summit which held at the Lagos Continental Hotel, Victoria Island. Other winners of the evening were: GTBank, Diamond Bank, First Bank, First City Monument Bank, Union…

Truecaller today announced the launch of its instant messaging (IM) platform ‘Truecaller Chat’. With the aim to make communication safer to prevent fake news from circulating, the IM platform will allow users to report links, ensuring that fake news is not circulated unchecked by users. With social media’s rapid adoption globally, the menace of fake…

Fintech Ideas Pitched to Potential Investors and Collaborators at Forum 10 Startups From Countries Including Nigeria, Jordan, Mexico, Australia, Singapore, UK and USA Participated Mastercard, a leading technology company in the global payments industry, recently welcomed 10 startups to its Start Path programme at the Mastercard ‘Connecting Tomorrow’ Forum. The event, which held in Barcelona,…

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