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Swift’s plans to improve cross-border payments and expand in West Africa

B & FT Online 28 Mar 2023
Olivier Lens, Swift’s Head of Sub-Saharan Africa discusses in an exclusive interview with the Business and Financial Times on the expansion efforts in West Africa and Ghana, including collaborations with banks and payment systems, and notes that Swift and PAPSS are complementary systems.

No Development and National Integration Without Social Justice

This Day 28 Mar 2023
As with the digital transformation of businesses, innovation in social re-engineering, ... Idigbe praised Christopher University for making great strides towards becoming “the premier business school, national management powerhouse, and centre of excellence in the West Africa region”.

Nigeria's Autochek appoints US automotive industry veteran Robert Granados to its board

Algeria Times 27 Mar 2023
Since launching in 2020, Autochek has driven the penetration of auto-financing across Africa, enabling more consumers and businesses across North, West, East and South Africa to access financing solutions to purchase their desired vehicles.

Amid US-China competition, Vice President Harris to embark on historic Africa trip

Beijing News 26 Mar 2023
Amid strained US, China ties, Kamala Harris is set to embark on a historic Africa trip, becoming the first woman US Vice President to visit the continent, reported CNN ... In Ghana, Harris will deliver a high-profile speech to young people before visiting the famous Cape Coast Castle, a relic of the slave trade system in West Africa and beyond.

Vice President Harris embarks on history-making Africa trip amid US-China competition

News-Press Now 25 Mar 2023
"The United States believes Africa is critical to addressing global challenges ... In Ghana, Harris will deliver a high-profile speech to young people before visiting the famous Cape Coast Castle, a relic of the slave trade system in West Africa and beyond ... Harris' trip is the latest of several US officials who plan on visiting, or have visited, Africa.

Accra Weizo Returns after Covid-19 Break

This Day 24 Mar 2023
West Africa is the biggest ... The organisers said Accra Weizo has stimulated inspiring discussions on how to liberalise movement within the African borders, especially the West Africa, to promote travel across borders, viz-a-viz easing business transaction and movement of people.

EY Names Mitchell Elegbe as Entrepreneur of the Year

This Day 23 Mar 2023
The keenly contested award was jointly presented to him by the Regional Managing Partner, EY West Africa, Anthony Oputa and Nigeria’s Minister for Trade and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, at a gala, which took place in Lagos last week ... The inaugural edition in West Africa ...

Credable raised $2.5 Million to expand digital banking platform for customers in Uganda and Kenya

Algeria Times 23 Mar 2023
... said the embedded finance platform, which wants to become the “Unit for emerging markets,” is looking to expand its offerings to large markets where the regulatory environment is conducive and businesses with profitable channels across MENAP and West Africa.

What’s all the fuss about with the Kodal share price?

The Motley Fool 22 Mar 2023
Kodal is a lithium exploration and development company focused on West Africa. The primary project for the business is the development of the Bougouni lithium project in Southern Mali ... Yet in January, the business secured $117.5m in funding from Hainan Mining in China.

The power of localising digital services

B & FT Online 20 Mar 2023
Africa has the fastest-growing population globally, expected to nearly double to 2.5 billion by 2050 ... Nigeria, South Africa, Egypt and Kenya ... The huge demand for digital services and seamless connectivity is key to helping Ghanaian businesses and citizens reap the rewards of the digital disruptions happening across West Africa.

US aid worker Jeff Woodke, held hostage six years in Africa, is freed

New York Post 20 Mar 2023
There are a number of kind of intersecting, overlapping terrorist networks in that part of West Africa that, unfortunately, see kidnapping and hostage-taking as part of their business model, frankly, and as a source of revenue and support for them,” the official said.

American citizen held hostage for 6 years in West Africa has been freed

CNN 20 Mar 2023
Without saying which specific terrorist group held Woodke, the official pointed to a number of “intersecting overlapping terrorist networks in that part of West Africa.” The official added that these terrorist networks see “kidnapping and hostage taking as part of their business ...

UMB celebrates BOST revival at customer recognition event

Joy Online 16 Mar 2023
Their strategic ambition is to become the number one fuel and logistics business in West Africa and in recent times have chalked many milestones ... We are determined to deploy world class banking solutions to grow BOST into a leader in the Petroleum industry not only in Ghana but West Africa.

West African delegation visits PSEEZ to explore investment opportunities

Tehran Times 12 Mar 2023
TEHRAN - A high-level business delegation from West Africa has visited Pars Special Economic Energy Zone (PSEEZ) at Iran’s energy hub Assaluyeh to explore investment opportunities in this zone, Shana reported on Sunday ... .

ABC Transport Commits to Providing Innovative Services, Celebrates 30th Anniversary

This Day 11 Mar 2023
ABC Transport rolled out Coach West Africa on July 16, 2004 with new state-of-the-art fleets – featuring the most modern coach service in the West African sub-region. Coach West Africa brought West African countries closer than ever imagined ... Today the company moves hundreds of thousands of packages around West Africa.

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