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Friday, 24 October 2014 13:27

MasterCard’s subsidiary, Access Prepaid Worldwide, in collaboration with First National Bank (FNB) introduced the MasterCard Multi-currency Cash PassportTM to customers

The Chip and PIN protected travel payment card is secure and easy to use and can be loaded with up to four currencies (Euros, Pound Sterling, US Dollars and Australian Dollars) on a single card.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 13:40

MasterCard and Zwipe have announced their partnership for the launch of the world’s first contactless payment card featuring an integrated fingerprint sensor

The launch of the card comes after a successful live pilot with Norway’s Sparebanken DIN, aligned to the Eika Group, as an answer to the complex challenge of providing a fast, convenient payment solution that does not compromise on security.

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 10:16

A new banking service, Ecobank Premier Banking, has been launched tailored for the fast-growing middle class in Accra

Ecobank Premier Banking, the latest addition to Ecobank's product offering, is one of the responses to the banking demands such as deposit, cash management and credit products and services.

Monday, 20 October 2014 07:46

Intelsat S.A., the world’s leading provider of satellite services, announced that an Ariane 5 vehicle successfully launched the Intelsat 30 satellite

The Intelsat 30 satellite, hosting the DLA-1 payload, separated from the rocket’s upper stage 28 minutes after launch, at 6:12 p.m. EDT, and signal acquisition has been confirmed.

Friday, 10 October 2014 09:01

FirstBank of Nigeria Limited and International Commercial Bank Financial Group Holdings Ag (ICBFGH) have acquired a 100 percent equity interest in ICB GHANA

FirstBank explained that as a result of the acquisition, the Nigerian bank has consolidated its position as the largest corporate and retail banking financial institution in sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa).

Monday, 06 October 2014 07:13

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has reiterated its commitment to supporting Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) run by women

Stated by Head, Corporate Responsibility Marketing, Ismail Omamegbe, has spoken at a workshop organised by the lender for women entrepreneurs at the Pan African University, Lagos.

Friday, 03 October 2014 11:38

SWIFT announced that the Central Bank of Nigeria is implementing its Sanctions Screening service and is mandating use of the hosted service by the country's banking community

This would strengthen the Nigerian financial market and ensure it meets global best practices for financial crime compliance.