Accra 9th May 2024: MTN Ghana and Mobile Money LTD have announced their sponsorship of the 2024 3i Africa Summit, scheduled to take place from May 13th to May 15th, 2024, at the Accra International Conference Centre.

The 3i Africa Summit is a collaborative initiative by the Bank of Ghana, the Development Bank of Ghana, and the Monetary Authority of Singapore to showcase and stimulate Africa’s Fintech and digital potential.

It is being organized under the theme “Unleashing Africa’s FinTech and Digital Economic Potential” and is focused on transforming Africa’s economic landscape through sustainable, long-term capital allocation.

Commenting on the reason for the sponsorship, the CEO of MTN Ghana, Stephen Blewett, said, “MTN’s objective is to lead digital solutions for Africa’s progress by leveraging our footprint, infrastructure, and technology platforms”.

He further stated, “The partnership with the 3i Africa summit confirms MTN’s commitment to Africa’s digital transformation”.

Blewett believes that the insights and contributions shared at this summit will foster collaborative efforts toward harnessing technology’s transformative power for the benefit of all Africans.

Shaibu Haruna, CEO of Mobile Money LTD, added that the common goal of Mobile Money LTD is to bridge the gap between FinTech and Banking to promote financial inclusion.

He stated that the partnership between MobileMoney LTD and 3i Africa illustrates their shared commitment to a sustainable future.

By providing financial and digital solutions for both consumers and businesses, FinTech can be used to promote economic growth in Africa.

MTN executives from Ghana and MTN Group will participate in discussions on topics such as infrastructure investment, interoperability of payment systems, and Africa’s FinTech Revolution.

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Among the distinguished speakers from MTN are Stephen Blewett, CEO of MTN Ghana, Shaibu Haruna, CEO of Mobile Money Limited Ghana, Angela Mensah-Poku, Chief Enterprise Business Officer MTN Ghana, and Dario Bianchi, Chief Digital Officer -MTN Ghana.

Serigne Dioum CEO- of Group Fintech and Cedric Nguessan- of MTN Group Finco Payments and E-Commerce from MTN Group will be speaking whilst Eli Hini, CEO of MoMo PSB, Nigeria will also be part of the discussions. 

About Scancom PLC

MTN Ghana is the market leader in the mobile telecommunications industry in Ghana, offering subscribers a range of exciting options under Pay as You Go, Pay Monthly, and Mobile Financial Services.

The company is part of the MTN Group which is a leader in emerging markets with a clear vision to lead the delivery of a bold new digital world to our customers.

We are inspired by our belief that everyone deserves the benefits of a modern connected life.

Scancom PLC is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange. Our strategy is Ambition 2025: Leading digital solutions for Africa’s progress.

About Mobile Money LTD:

MobileMoney LTD is a subsidiary of MTN Ghana responsible for Mobile Financial Services.

Launched in 2009, MobileMoney LTD has seventeen million registered subscribers. MobileMoney LTD works with 22 partner banks, and more than 280,000 agents across the country.

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