Category archives for: Banking & Finance

Multilateral Banks Reaffirm Pledge to Support Tech-driven Sustainable Infrastructure

October 13, 2018//-The heads of the leading multilateral development banks (MDBs) meeting at the 2018 Global Infrastructure Forum (GI Forum) today reaffirmed their commitment to work together to deliver inclusive, resilient, and sustainable technology-driven infrastructure.  

UBA Ghana Launches Fifth Edition of National Essay Competition for SHS Students 

Accra, Ghana, October 12, 2018//-The United Bank for Africa (UBA) Ghana has launched the fifth edition of its National Essay Competition aimed at funding Senior High School (SHS) students in any University in Africa.

Future of Banking: Brick and Mortar Won’t Die, it will Evolve

October 12, 2018//-Stanbic Bank’s CEO Charles Mudiwa spoke with The EastAfrican’s Maryanne Gicobi about the future of banking in Kenya.

Ghana Banking Crisis: Cleaning the Financial Sector Through Standards

Accra, Ghana, October 12, 2018//-In the wake of the public outrage following the dissolution of five more banks within a year of the liquidation of two others, the discussion about blame and responsibility has degenerated into a dispute over facts and records.

QNB Group Posts Impressive Results in 9 Months

Doha, Qatar,  October 10, 2018//-QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, announced its results for the nine months ended 30 September 2018.

Multilateral Dev’t Banks Strengthen Cooperation

October 9, 2018//-Increasing and improving the cooperation between multinational development banks (MDBs) has been recognised as a major step towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs), which were adopted by world leaders in September 2015 at an historic United Nations (UN) summit.

2018 Rebranding Africa Forum : ITFC Unveils  Major Trade Initiatives

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, October 5, 2018//-The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has announced several major initiatives during a special event sponsored by ITFC at the 5th edition of the Rebranding Africa Forum (RAF) being held in Burkina Faso from 5-6 October 2018.

UBA Foundation Joins Gavi to Launch a New Partnership for Africa

New York, USA, September 30, 2018 – Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and the UBA Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa Group (UBA), have joined together to strengthen health systems and raise awareness of immunisation across Africa, starting in 2018 with Nigeria.

International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation Outshines Rivals at Global Islamic Finance Awards

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 30 September 2018// – The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) has been awarded the “Best Islamic Trade Finance Institution 2018” at the 8th Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina recently.

Cameroon: UNICEF Teams Up with UBA to Promote Children’s Rights

Yaounde, Cameroon, September 27, 2018/ — UNICEF and United bank for Africa (UBA) today Thursday 27 September, 2018 signed partnership for the promotion of children’s rights in the country.

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