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Standard Bank enabled UnionPay contactless payments across South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, Nov. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Standard Bank South Africa (SBSA) and UnionPay International (UPI) jointly announced that Standard Bank point-of-sale devices have been enabled for UnionPay contactless payment. The cooperation is a strategic move from UPI that follows the surging trend of the global contactless payment industry and accelerates the development of international mobile […]

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OANDA partners with CONVRS to revolutionise account opening process

LONDON, Nov. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A global leader in online multi-asset trading services, currency data and analytics, OANDA has partnered with personalised customer engagement platform, CONVRS to enhance the account opening process and better engage with clients. Under the partnership, prospective traders in the emerging markets can now open a demo account direct from a wide range […]

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Alaghodaro 2021: Edo rallies investors, to harness $6bn Diaspora inflow to drive devt

Edo State will, on Friday, November 12, 2021during the Alaghodaro Summit bring together big-ticket investors from across the globe to chart a path towards establishing a structure to tap into the $6bn inflow from Diaspora remittances, as part of the government’s efforts at engendering inclusive growth and accelerating development in the state.   Managing Director, […]

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Kubwa Inferno: FEMA wants sellers of flammable materials segmented outside markets

The FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has emphasised the need for sellers of flammable materials to be segmented outside the markets to prevent fire outbreaks.   The Director-General (D-G) of FEMA, Alhaji Idriss Abbas, made the suggestion in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja, while reacting to the recent tragic kerosene surface tank fire explosion […]

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Obaseki lauds security agencies, says security in Edo improving significantly

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Monday, said the security situation across the state is improving significantly, hailing security agencies for the efforts at ensuring peace and tackling insecurity in the state.   Obaseki stated this while reviewing the state’s security situation for the month of October, after a joint security meeting with […]