Technology Banker

Switch to desktop Register Login

Friday, 23 January 2015 12:07

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and MasterCard announced a broad collaboration that aims to expand financial inclusion across the African continent

The collaboration seeks to develop solutions that drive inclusive growth in Africa by broadening access and usage of digital financial services.

Thursday, 22 January 2015 07:18

Africa's largest telecoms provider plans to restructure its home market's enterprise business segment as competition squeezes revenue in its key South African unit

The Johannesburg-based telecoms giant with operations in 22 nations in Africa and the Middle East said in a statement that it had informed employees who were likely to be affected by the reorganisation at a meeting held on Wednesday.

Sunday, 18 January 2015 21:28

Signed MOU between Franco-American Alliance for Islamic Finance and African Islamic Economic Foundation are to promote Islamic finance in Africa as well as promote investment in African nations

Islamic finance is recognised as a valuable business model and form of alternative finance to stimulate economic growth and diversify assets, investments, and investor classes.

Thursday, 15 January 2015 17:24

Fiserv, Inc. has announced partnership with HedgeACT to deliver access to an array of hedge funds to asset managers and investors within their managed account portfolios

The HedgeACT portal will be seamlessly integrated with the Unified Wealth Platform from Fiserv to enable sleeve-level functionality for hedge fund research, modeling, investing and reporting.

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 17:53

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announces the opening of an office in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, to better meet the needs of its customers on the ground throughout West Africa

This move is part of the Group’s strategy of being a global player with a local presence, as demonstrated by its 85 offices in 44 countries worldwide.

Monday, 12 January 2015 05:05

ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank, announced the launch of the country’s first ‘Coral Contactless Credit Card’ and ‘Expressions Wave Debit Card’

Customers will be able to make electronic payments by just waving the cards near the merchant terminal in lieu of dipping or swiping them powered by ‘MasterCard contactless’ and ‘Visa payWave’ technologies.

Thursday, 08 January 2015 06:43

Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), an affiliate of the Islamic Development Bank Group, has announced hosting of Islamic Banking workshop in Africa

The workshop aimed at development of Islamic Banking in Africa is planned from January 6th to 10th in Ilorin.