IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, Institute of Directors’ Centre for Corporate Governance and Women in Management, Business and Public Service (WimBiz) are collaborating with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) to strengthen the case for greater participation of women in the socio-economic development of Nigeria.
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ICS Financial Systems Limited (ICSFS), the global leading provider of financial software solutions and services to banks and financial institutions, is pleased to announce the successful implementation of ICS BANKS® Finance Lease System at Al Etihad Leasing Company, a newly formed finance company owned by Bank al Etihad.
National Microfinance Bank Pic (NMB) has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Mastercard to ensure the digitization of the agricultural sector in Tanzania with the rollout of eKilimo, a mobile solution developed by the Mastercard Lab for Financial Inclusion.
eKilimo, which in Swahili means ‘eAgriculture’, is a digital platform that will help, introduce efficiency, security and transparency in the agriculture supply chain. The solution will make transacting faster, safer, and easier for all stakeholders including the farmer, the buyer and the agent.
Following the unveiling, on Tuesday, the much expected Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) 2017-2020, Lukman Otunuga, research analyst at FXTM has admonished the Government on critical measures to take in order to actualize projected 7% economic growth during the four-year period.
The Federal Government expects the economy to climb out of recession and grow 2.19 percent this year, according to the Ministry of Budget and National Planning.
Nearly one third (30 percent) of U.S. adults would feel comfortable using a voice-activated conversational interface (e.g., Siri from Apple or Alexa from Amazon) to pay a bill or transact other banking business if their financial institution were to provide the service.
Young adults and high-income earners are especially interested in using such an interface; roughly half of them would feel comfortable doing so, according to results from the banking and channels portion of the annual CustomerMonitor Survey series by Mercator Advisory Group.
FXTM Research Analyst Lukman Otunuga comments on heightened investor anxieties ahead of the UK Spring Budget speech.
Sterling bears were unleashed during Wednesday’s trading session, with the GBPUSD sinking to a fresh seven-week low at 1.2150 as investor anxiety heightened ahead of the UK Spring Budget speech.
Treasury chief Philip Hammond will be in the limelight today, and is set to provide some insight on the UK government’s financial plans as it embarks on its quest to exit the European Union.
Following the release of the Mastercard Index of Women’s Entrepreneurship (MIWE) on Tuesday, it was revealed that 34.8 percent of businesses in Uganda are owned by women, making it one of the top performing African countries highlighted in the index.
The MIWE is a weighted index that helps to better understand and identify factors and conditions that are most conducive to closing the gender gap among business owners in any given economy.
It is never easy to start a business especially in this economic situation in Nigeria. It is even more demanding and difficult for those who are working and also running a side business. But you have no choice than to have a side business.
If not for anything but to diversify your sources of income. So, you should know that you can successfully run your business while being employed. You don’t have to leave your job. Jumia Travel shares tips on how to pull this off.
Not less than 40 experts in Information Technology (IT) and Insurance Industries have indicated their interest to speak at the maiden e-Insurance conference being organised by Pinet Informatics.
Billed to hold on March 23, the speakers would be discussing issues affecting insurance growth in Nigeria, how to re-build customers' confidence in insurance business and how technology could act as a catalyst in boosting insurance business in the 21st century, where technology innovation is the key driver.
Digital wallets continue to gain prominence in smartphones and laptops and dominate the global discussion of new ways to pay, with a mention rate of 75 percent in the 2017 edition of the MasterCard Digital Payments Study.
At the same time, consumers are showing an increased interest in the application of new technologies to make shopping faster, easier and more secure. The topic of virtual reality generated the most positive sentiment as shoppers imagine completing a purchase with a simple nod of the head.