Equity Receives Double International Certifications
Africa Industry

Equity Receives Double International Certifications

Nairobi, Kenya: September 16, 2021 – Equity Bank Kenya Limited has received two International Standards Certifications – ISO 20000 and ISO 27001 on IT Service and Information Security Management Systems respectively, cementing its commitment to prioritising customer safety and satisfaction. The two certifications were issued by the British Standards Institution (BSI). • The two, ISO/IEC 20000-01:2018 and […]

Equity Bank unveils EazzyFX
Africa ICT

Equity Bank unveils EazzyFX

Kampala, 14th September 2021 Equity Bank has today unveiled EazzyFX, an innovative electronic channel that allows customers particularly SMEs and corporates to settle forex transactions and enjoy a seamless experience as they deal in foreign currency based on the day’s streaming rates. Additionally, EazzyFX enables customers to request for competitive quotes and prices for both […]

Umeme for last mile connections
Africa Industry

Umeme for last mile connections

LUUKA. The Government of Uganda has secured $100m (about sh360b) funding from the African Development Bank to switch on some of the long-pending new electricity connection applicants under the Umeme footprint. Up to 87,500 no-pole of the 250,000 applicants, dating back to 2019 will benefit from the funding commissioned in Waibuga sub county in Luuka […]

Maternal Health Initiative-Rotary, Stanbic Bank
Africa Wellness

Maternal Health Initiative-Rotary, Stanbic Bank

Kampala, Uganda: September 14, 2021: Stanbic Bank Uganda’s Maternal Health Campaign dubbed “Every Mother Counts” has received a big boost from Rotary International, Serve to Change Lives and other partners through a new programme. The multi-partner Maternal, and Child Health (MCH) programme is dubbed “saving mothers and children together” comes to reinforce the attainment of […]

Africa ICT

Mastercard and Paycode Increase Access for Remote Communities

10 September 2021 – An estimated 57 percent of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa remains financially excluded while close to 30 percent remain without a form of identification and 60 percent of the continent has no internet connectivity, leaving these individuals unable to access government assistance and basic financial services. To address these challenges, Mastercard […]

African Leaders Pledge Sustainable Food Systems
Africa Agribusiness

African Leaders Pledge Sustainable Food Systems

NAIROBI, Kenya, September 8, 2021: African leaders have pledged to recommit their efforts to boost agricultural production towards zero hunger. Calls by leaders emphasised the need to prioritise efforts to accelerate agricultural transformation. The leaders, who included sitting and former heads of state and governments, as well as heads of private sector and multilateral organisations […]