Patrick Mweheire the Chief Executive of Stanbic Bank Uganda was on Wednesday elected the new Chairman of the Uganda Bankers Association (UBA) taking over from Fabian Kasi who held the position for the past three years. The association was established in 1981 and consists of commercial banks and financial institutions...
As part of its commitment to transforming lives in communities, Stanbic Bank Uganda has supported a key literacy initiative in partnership with USAID with the handover of reading cards worth UGX20 million aimed to provide to primary school pupils with reading materials. The durable and simplified reading cards contain stories...
Stanbic Bank Uganda in March launched their cashless campaign dubbed; Blue Weekends that allows its customers pay, as well as receive discounts through their Point-of-Sale (POS) terminals. The official launch event that was held at Monot hangout bar in Bugolobi, Kampala graced by some of Uganda finest musicians that...
Pan-African banking conglomerate, Ecobank has on Monday launched its 2nd annual fintech challenge competition for African startups. The initiative gives African startups the chance to promote their fintech solutions, and potentially to partner Ecobank in rolling-out their solutions across Ecobank’s 33 markets. "The maiden 2017 edition of the Challenge proved...
Stanbic Bank Uganda on Friday unveiled the 2018 regional winners of the Stanbic National Schools Championship after a debate competition which involved four schools in each region contesting for the regional title. For those that might be unaware, the Nation School Championship is an annual competition that aims to encourage...
Financial services application; Ecobank app has processed 9 million transactions worth over USD$1 billion since launch less than 18 months ago across 33 African countries. The application earlier this month hit a milestone of 4 million users after the bank had revamped its app recording 3 million new users in...
The launch of Bitcoin, the first decentralized cryptocurrency, heralded a new era for digital financial systems that would change how value is transferred. Since its launch in 2009, Bitcoin has grown tremendously to become an accepted form of exchange albeit in the digital realm. The blockchain technology also came...
MTN has announced a collaboration with Ecobank Group, enabling both companies to leverage each other’s assets that will ultimately offer more value to their respective customers across the continent. MTN’s large subscriber base, comprehensive distribution, innovative digital products and drive for mobile financial services are being linked with Ecobank’s trail...
Stanbic Bank Uganda late last month on Good Friday, launched a new cashless campaign dubbed; Blue Weekends that allows its customers pay, as well as receive discounts through their Point-of-Sale (POS) terminals. The official launch event that was held at Monot hangout bar in Bugolobi, Kampala was graced by...
The upgraded version of Ecobank’s revolutionary mobile app has attracted 3 million new customers in just 6 months, taking the total number of users to 4 million. The app builds on the core functionality that saw the original version applauded as a game changer for African banking by using digital...