Socgen Launches Digital Wallet to Boost Customer Base

[Business Day] FRENCH bank Societe Generale is betting on a new digital wallet called ‘YUP’ to help meet its target of doubling retail clients in sub-Saharan Africa to 2 million by 2020.

[Business Day] FRENCH bank Societe Generale is betting on a new digital wallet called 'YUP' to help meet its target of doubling retail clients in sub-Saharan Africa to 2 million by 2020.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Ghana Needs Fewer Banks

[Business Day] Ghana needs a smaller number of banks which are efficiently run. Thus, the Bank of Ghana’s decision to slap a GHC400 million minimum capital requirement on universal banks should be seen as a blessing in disguise.

[Business Day] Ghana needs a smaller number of banks which are efficiently run. Thus, the Bank of Ghana's decision to slap a GHC400 million minimum capital requirement on universal banks should be seen as a blessing in disguise.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Mest Hires Fu to Help Scale Technology Incubator and Training

[Business Day] Pan-African entrepreneurial training program, seed fund, and incubator Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) has appointed Aaron Fu as Managing Director.

[Business Day] Pan-African entrepreneurial training program, seed fund, and incubator Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) has appointed Aaron Fu as Managing Director.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

MMT Kumasi Depot to Undergo Overhaul

[Business Day] The Metro Mass Transit (MMT) terminal in Kumasi is to undergo massive renovation to bring comfort to people, who have been patronizing the services of the company.

[Business Day] The Metro Mass Transit (MMT) terminal in Kumasi is to undergo massive renovation to bring comfort to people, who have been patronizing the services of the company.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

AFL Rescues Flood Victims

[New Republic] The Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) in a time sensitive manner on Thursday, September 14, 2017, through a deployed section of the Liberian Coast Guard (LCG), successfully ferried approximately 200 trapped individuals, mainly children, wome…

[New Republic] The Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) in a time sensitive manner on Thursday, September 14, 2017, through a deployed section of the Liberian Coast Guard (LCG), successfully ferried approximately 200 trapped individuals, mainly children, women and the elderly, who had been cutoff in a flooded Dennisville community in Central Kakata.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Give Me Your Mandate’

[New Republic] In the two previous elections of 2005 and 2011, the name Charles Walker Brumskine well reverberated across the country. Among the rest of candidates at the time, he was well presented as a good credential-laden character.

[New Republic] In the two previous elections of 2005 and 2011, the name Charles Walker Brumskine well reverberated across the country. Among the rest of candidates at the time, he was well presented as a good credential-laden character.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Harvard Doctor to Save Million Lives in Liberia

[New Democrat] A two-year-old child in rural Liberia has a fever. It could be malaria, and the only way to get treatment is for her mother to carry her on her back, cross a riverbed by canoe and walk through a forest for at least two days to get to the…

[New Democrat] A two-year-old child in rural Liberia has a fever. It could be malaria, and the only way to get treatment is for her mother to carry her on her back, cross a riverbed by canoe and walk through a forest for at least two days to get to the nearest healthcare clinic.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Nation Backs Boakai Ruling Party’s Candidates’ Tested Integrity Attracts Multitude

[New Democrat] Several hundred thousand supporters of the ruling Unity Party Saturday, September 16, defied heavy downpour of rain and locked down the city of Monrovia in an unprecedented show of support for the party’s presidential candidate and Vice …

[New Democrat] Several hundred thousand supporters of the ruling Unity Party Saturday, September 16, defied heavy downpour of rain and locked down the city of Monrovia in an unprecedented show of support for the party's presidential candidate and Vice President Joseph Boakai.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

President Off to UN General Assembly

[New Democrat] Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf attends an Arab and African leaders summit meeting in Kuwait city on November 19, 2013. The summit aims at reviewing steps to promote economic ties between wealthy Gulf states and investment-thirs…

[New Democrat] Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf attends an Arab and African leaders summit meeting in Kuwait city on November 19, 2013. The summit aims at reviewing steps to promote economic ties between wealthy Gulf states and investment-thirsty Africa. AFP PHOTO/YASSER AL-ZAYYAT (Photo credit should read YASSER AL-ZAYYAT/AFP/Getty Images)[/caption]

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia