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Wednesday, 15 April 2015 06:52

This year, the Prepaid Summit Middle East awards committee sponsored by Visa received a record number of nominations from over 50 countries, including Algeria, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Pakistan

Uniting over 150 leading participants, this conference is a regional standard for the electronic payments industry.

Thursday, 09 April 2015 13:01

Secunia, a leading provider of IT security solutions for vulnerability management, today announced the appointment of long-time security industry veteran Santeri Kangas as Chief Technology Officer

Santeri Kangas joins vulnerability management firm bringing long-time success in building award-winning security software for consumers and enterprises and will head up the company’s Product and Technology Group.

Thursday, 02 April 2015 06:34

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, is enabling two Internet of Things (IoT) solutions that won the prestigious 2015 Connected World Awards

Gemalto contributed its ruggedized M2M connectivity and security technology for these award-winning solutions designed by Airo Wireless, and by SOLARKIOSK.

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 14:37

Ecobank Ghana has launched ‘SME’ Club to offer preferential business support, products and services to its Small and Medium size Enterprise (SME) customers across the country

The Club will also serve as a platform for the SMEs to boost their activities through information sharing and networking with peers as well as capacity building.

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 14:29

Access Bank Ghana has launched its women banking initiative known as the ‘W’, which is designed to inspire, connect and empower women across Ghana

The ‘W’ initiative which is part of the Bank’s overall financial inclusion strategy seeks to make specialized banking services available to women by promoting gender equality and ensuring their social and economic welfare.

Monday, 30 March 2015 06:52

Kenya is making progress in furthering financial inclusion, according to a new MasterCard study A Progressive Approach to Financial Inclusion

The report explores the progress that 30 developed and developing countries – including South Africa, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Egypt – have made in enabling access to and driving usage of different financial products including payments, lending, long-term savings or investments, and insurance.

Thursday, 26 March 2015 07:31

The Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD), the private sector arm of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDB), and the Arab Investment Bank (AIB) signed a Shareholders Agreement to establish “Enmaa Leasing Company” a Sharia-compliant leasing company in Egypt

Enmaa Leasing have an authorized capital of 150 million Egyptian pounds and expect to commence its operations during the third quarter of 2015.