Ex-Credit Suisse boss recruited by Rwandan government

Tidjane Thiam, who resigned as CEO of Swiss bank Credit Suisse in February, has been tasked with using his connections to build up the Rwandan capital Kigali as an international business location, according to Swiss business newspaper Handelszeitung.


Access Bank ED emerges FinTechNGR president

Prior to his appointment as President, FinTech Association of Nigeria (FintechNGR), Ade Bajomo served as the Vice President of FinTechNGR for the last two years.


GCB Bank outdoors Kofi Adomakoh as new MD

Kofi holds an Executive Master’s Degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, majoring in Economics from the University of Ghana, Legon.


Robert James, II Elected NBA Chairman

On July 15, 2020, Carver Financial Corporation became the recipient of a second allocation of $50 million in NMTCs from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund.


African Bank may lay off 34% of staff on virus hit

"COVID-19 pandemic.... has had a significant negative effect on the Bank. Consequently, this has led to excess staffing capacity and has required the Bank to evaluate its current resource requirements," it added.