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MasterCard Launches Training Centre To Enhance Payments Industry Skills Development in Kenya

MasterCard announced the launch of a brand new training facility in Kenya to empower the financial services ecosystem with knowledge on various aspects of cashless payments in order to boost Read More →

South Africa Selects Gemalto for its National Electronic Identity Card Program

Gemalto will supply the Government Printing Works (GPW) of South Africa with Sealys eID cards for their national identity card program. GPW will harness Gemalto’s secure embedded software to protect Read More →

Diamond Bank launches Branchless Banking on BankOne

Nigerian banking behemoth Diamond Bank has intensified its focus on delivering financial services to the under-banked in the informal sector by launching its "branchless banking" service on BankOne, a mobile Read More →

Interswitch Creates Holding Company and Spins Off Two Core Divisions

Interswitch Transnational Holdings, a pan-African integrated payment processing and transaction switching company, announces the spin-off, of two of its core divisions: Verve International  and Switching and Processing, as separate, autonomous Read More →

Absa Pilots Mobile Point-of-Sale Innovation

Barclays subsidiary, Absa has announced that its Payment Pebble, a mobile point-of-sale (MPOS) innovation, which aims to fundamentally transform the payment acceptance industry, is gearing up to enter its pilot Read More →

ABSA Launches Mobile Rewards Programme

Financial services Group Absa announced that South Africans on its Rewards programme can now instantly redeem their cash rewards on the mobile banking platform, Absa.mobi. Through the Absa.mobi site, Absa Rewards Read More →

National Bank of Kenya Rebrands, Unveils New Growth Strategy

National Bank of Kenya has re-branded itself as part of a new strategy aimed at transforming it into one of the top tier banks in the country in the next Read More →

Western Union Signs Money Transfer Agreement With AlexBank

Western Union, a leader in money transfer and global payment services today announced that it has signed an agreement with AlexBank, the Egyptian subsidiary of the Read More →

Equity Bank Appoints Chief Officer of Finance, Innovation and Technology

Equity Bank has notified the NSE, Capital Markets Authority and CBK of its decision to reorganize its finance function both at the Group level as well as the Kenyan subsidiary. Read More →

CIBN Restates Commitment to Development Finance

The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria has restated its commitment to the development of manpower for the banking and finance industry with a view to ensuring a virile industry Read More →
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