Ecobank Wins Award for Best Trade Bank in Nigeria

Ecobank was named the Best Trade Bank in Nigeria by London-based Trade Finance magazine in their 2013  Awards for Excellence. Their annual survey ranks firms based on votes gathered from industry players and members of the magazine’s editorial team. Manufacturers, exporters, importers, traders, government and multilateral agencies were consulted for their input on this survey. […]

Movers & Shakers of Africa, Meet Ms. Evelyne Tall

Ms. Evelyne Tall,  Net Worth: Unknown, Industry: Finance, Age: 56, Country of Citizenship: Senegal Ms. Evelyne Tall is the assistant Director General of ECOBANK, the biggest pan-African banking group with a presence in 36 African countries. After serving 17 years at CITIBANK, she joined ECOBANK as the assistant Director General for Mali. In her present […]

Qatar National Bank (QNB) shows interest in Ecobank.

Qatar National Bank (QNB) , the Gulf’s largest bank, says it is buying a 12.5 percent stake in pan-African lender Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ECOBANK). A deal worth $226 Million! QNB has said it wants to become the largest bank in the Middle East and Africa by 2017 – it is currently second in terms of […]

Banking the Unbanked: An African Model In the Making

President Denis Sassou N’Guesso of the Republic of Congo presided today Friday 25th July 2014 the third edition of Forbes Africa economic forum, which brought together some key African heads of state like President Alpha Konde of Guinea, President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger, Vice president of Gabon Ayima Ayima and former French president Nicolas Sarkozy as well […]