Ecobank names MFS Africa Ltd as its Digital payment partner

Ecobank has announced the appointment of MFS Africa as its Digital payment partner enabling cross-platform payment services for Ecobank account holders. The partnership allows Ecobank customers to send and receive money to and from over 170 million mobile money users through an integration with MFS Africa that covers all Telcos in the MFS Africa Hub. […]

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Ecobank named Africa’s Best and Most Innovative Retail Bank

Pan Africa bank Ecobank has been named best retail bank in Africa at a ceremony held in Busan South Korea. The bank won the awards after impressing judges with the strides it has made to leverage digital financial services and an enhanced service model, to be the retail bank of choice. Ecobank Mobile App, which […]

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Ecobank Wins Best Digital Strategy Award

Ecobank has been awarded the Best Digital Strategy Award at the Retail Banker International’s prestigious awards ceremony held at the Waldorf Hilton Hotel in London last week. Ecobank’s digital strategy leverages digitalisation for scale and ubiquity and is the key plank in its ambition to be the top consumer financial services franchise in Africa and […]

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Submissions for Ecobank’s 2018 Fintech Challenge now open, targets African Startups

Ecobank has launched its 2018 Ecobank Fintech Challenge for African startups. Now in its second year, the initiative gives African startups the chance to promote their fintech solutions, and potentially partner with Ecobank in rolling out their solutions across the bank’s 33 markets.   Submissions are open to all startups and developers from any of […]

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Ecobank’s upgraded mobile app attracts 3 million new customers

Pan African bank Ecobank has announced that its upgraded mobile app has attracted 3 million new customers in just 6 months since it was launched bringing the total number of customers using its mobile app to 4 million. The app builds on the core functionality that saw the original version applauded as a game changer […]

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Ecobank launches mVisa across 33 African Countries

Ecobank has partnered with Visa to launch Ecobank Scan+Pay with mVisa solutions to their consumers across 33 African countries the bank operates in. The strategic partnership according to the two companies signals interoperability on a cross-border level – and potentially huge gains – as it affords consumers with the ability to use their mobile phone […]

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Orange and Ecobank launch money transfer service in Africa

By Nixon Kanali, Orange and pan-African banking group Ecobank have rolled out a service that will enable Orange Money subscribers who also have bank accounts with Ecobank to transfer money between their respective accounts. The partnership according to the two companies comes as part of a joint strategy to enhance mobile financial services and to […]

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