AFRICA - Standard Chartered Bank has launched a drive to expand its presence in Africa.
NIGERIA - To realise its pan-African investment objective, United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) has unveiled a five-year strategic plan to consolidate its business growth across its operating environments in the continent.
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe is set to print its own version of the US dollar in order to ease a cash shortage in the country.
NIGERIA - Following the arrest of its Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (MD/CEO), Mr. Nnamdi Okonkwo, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Fidelity Bank Plc Monday announced the appointment of its Executive Director North, Alhaji Mohammed Lawal Balarabe, as its acting MD/CEO.
KENYA - Treasury Secretary Henry Rotich in a notice on the Kenya Gazette appointed Mr Muthaura to hold the position for a period of four years.
GHANA - President John Dramani Mahama has appointed Dr. Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku as Governor of the Central Bank, a statement from Flagstaff House Communications Bureau has announced.
GHANA - The UBA Group Board has approved the appointment of Kennedy Uzoka as the new Group Managing Director with effect from August 1, 2016 and subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria.
GHANA - An Export and Import (EXIM) Bank bill which is currently before Parliament has received attention with the document going through the second reading.
NIGERIA - Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, yesterday, said arrangements had been concluded to set up a Microfinance Bank to aid artisans and small business operators.