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Thursday, 11 June 2015 13:17

A growing focus on promoting sound corporate governance and enforcing regulatory compliance from the Nigerian government is driving interest in enterprise business applications in Nigeria

According to Magnus Nmonwu, Regional Director for Sage West Africa, who says that Nigeria’s government and tax authorities are taking a tougher line on compliance than ever before.

The convenience of a virtual classroom is becoming a must-have as schedules get busier and demand increases by global participants who want in-person opportunities for training

To answer this need, global IT association ISACA and Deloitte LLP have developed virtual instructor led training (VILT), which offers online personal interaction between students and an experienced instructor.

Thursday, 11 June 2015 13:08

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (a member of, the Islamic Development Bank Group) and the Government of Cote d’Ivoire, will hold a landmark forum to be held in Abidjan on the 17th – 18th September 2015

The event will be the first Islamic finance forum held in Cote d’Ivoire and aims at stimulating development of the local and international market of Islamic finance in Africa.

Tuesday, 09 June 2015 06:26

According to Compass Plus research, an international provider of retail banking and electronic payments software, shows mobile payments, NFC and contactless technology will reach mass adoption within five years

Based on the views of more than 190 payments and banking experts from across the globe, found that nearly a third of the respondents think that mobile payments will go mainstream in their region in the next five years (31.3 percent).

Tuesday, 09 June 2015 06:25

SimbaPay, a leading digital money transfer provider, announced the launch of the first product in the world that allows Kenyans living abroad to make M-Pesa PayBill payments

M-Pesa PayBill is an M-Pesa service that has previously only been available to Safaricom M-Pesa subscribers in Kenya and allows the subscribers to pay hunderds of vendors via M-Pesa.

Tuesday, 09 June 2015 06:22

Ecobank, the leading pan-African bank with operations in 36 countries across the continent, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ade Ayeyemi as its new Group Chief Executive Officer

His appointment is effective from 1 September 2015 who will replace Albert Essien, who retires on 30 June, 2015 after 25 years of meritorious service with the Group.

Thursday, 04 June 2015 06:18

With Africa experiencing an e-Commerce revolution, more and more African consumers are looking for ways to protect themselves against scammers

According to Cristobal Alonso, CEO of "African consumers need to adopt some key habits in order to avoid fraudsters."

Tuesday, 02 June 2015 09:28

Standard Bank has been appointed the new chair of the Equator Principles Association for 2015/16, making it the first African Bank to be elected to this position

The appointment, which takes effect on the 1st June 2015, comes at a critical juncture in the integration of environmental and social considerations within business as a component of responsible investing.

Friday, 29 May 2015 06:08

Mahindra Comviva, the global leader in providing mobility solutions, has emerged as the winner in the fifth edition of the Kalahari Awards 2015

The company has received the award in the “Best Mobile Money Product Innovation” category for technological innovation and excellence in NFC payment solutions.

Thursday, 28 May 2015 06:38

GIEOM has announced that their change management app, built on Microsoft Azure, has been adopted by leading banks across 35 countries

It is the only contemporary product that provides built-in intelligence that helps employees in staying updated with the regulatory changes while being adept at processes and internal policies.