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UBA Showcases Its  Diversity, Set To Celebrate Africa Day In Style

By   /  May 25, 2018  /  Entertainment  /  No Comments

Pan-African financial services institutions, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, is set to showcase its unity in diversity as it joins the rest of the world to celebrate this year’s Africa Day.   The bank will celebrate this all important day on Friday, May 25th2018, across all its 20 African countries of operations with the […]

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17 Deaths Reported In Congo As Ebola Outbreak Confirmed

By   /  May 9, 2018  /  Africa  /  No Comments

Officials said 17 people have died in an area of northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo where health officials have now confirmed an outbreak of Ebola.   It is the ninth time Ebola has been recorded in the central African nation, whose eastern Ebola river gave the deadly virus its name when it was discovered there […]

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UBA Celebrates Africa, Honors Staff At 2018 CEO Awards

By   /  April 23, 2018  /  Business Update  /  No Comments

It was a fun night of  glamour and electrifying excitement as Pan African financial services group, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc once again gathered together a stunning audience from Across Africa at the 2018 edition of the UBA CEO Awards.   The event which was held at Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos, Nigeria, […]

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UBA Chairman Tony Elumelu Tours East Africa

By   /  April 12, 2018  /  Business Update  /  No Comments

Entrepreneur, and philanthropist, Tony O. Elumelu, will lead a five-day working visit to East Africa, where he will meet with national leaders of Kenya and Uganda. In his capacity as Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA), Mr. Elumelu has travelled to Uganda (April 10) and will be in Kenya (April 12) to meet with […]

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Doctor Performs Brain Surgery On Wrong Patient In Kenya

By   /  March 2, 2018  /  Africa  /  No Comments

The doctor, a neurosurgeon at Kenya’s largest hospital has been suspended after performing brain surgery on the wrong patient, the hospital said in a statement on Friday. The hospital said the surgeon, as well as two nurses and an anaesthetist, had been suspended pending an investigation into the operation “on the wrong patient”. The scandal, […]

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South Africa Explores Constitutional Change To Allow Land Seizures

By   /  March 1, 2018  /  Africa  /  No Comments

South Africa’s parliament voted Tuesday to examine how to amend the constitution to allow land seizures without compensation, a move that resonates deeply in a nation where the white minority still controls much of the farmland.   But the strongest proponent of the motion immediately sought to reassure the nation that nothing too drastic would […]

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Ethiopian Jews Threaten Mass Hunger Strike Over Israel Move

By   /  March 1, 2018  /  Africa  /  No Comments

Representatives for thousands of Ethiopian Jews announced Wednesday they will stage a mass hunger strike if Israel eliminates funding to allow them to join their families in that country.   Hundreds gathered at a synagogue in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, to express concern that Israel’s proposed budget removes the funding to help them immigrate to […]

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Dr Awele Elumelu Appointed Gavi Champion For Immunisation In Africa

By   /  January 29, 2018  /  Health  /  No Comments

Leading voice in African healthcare agrees to help raise awareness about the importance of immunisation in Africa Prominent African business and healthcare sector leader Dr Awele Elumelu welcomed her appointment as a Gavi Champion for Immunisation in Africa. “Childhood immunisation is a critical intervention and I am honoured to play a role in this important […]

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Africa Promises Good Investment Opportunity, Says Elumelu

By   /  January 27, 2018  /  Business Update  /  No Comments

The Group Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) and one of Africa’s top businessman, Mr. Tony Elumelu, has stressed the need to change the African narrative while concentrating on the myriad of opportunities inherent in the continent, stating that its economic transformation and stimulation should be the focus of all governments and global institutions. This, […]

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Elumelu Seeks More International Multilateral Organisations’ Support To Boost Entrepreneurship In Africa

By   /  January 25, 2018  /  Business Update  /  No Comments

The Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Mr. Tony Elumelu, has stressed the need for global organisations and multinational institutions to support the much-needed growth in the African continent; adding that ultimately, such growth will affect the world positively. Elumelu, who pointed this out on the side-lines of […]

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