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Consumers Making Fewer ATM Cash Withdrawals

For the first time ever, FNB data is showing that middle income earners are making fewer cash withdrawals at ATMs and instead opting to use point of sale devices, electronic Read More →

Sage Announces The Launch Of Sage One Payroll In Kenya

Sage the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR and payment systems, announced that Sage One Payroll will be available in Kenya from 3 April. The Read More →

PCI Looking to Grow the Payments Security Ecosystem with New Certifications

There is a growing complexity in the payments security landscape. As the ecosystem evolves and more devices become connected, so too do the associated risks. Speaking before the PCI Middle East Read More →

250,000 African Merchants Will Be Financially Empowered By Masterpass QR

Merchant service provider, Kopo Kopo, announced their partnership with Mastercard to roll out Masterpass QR across 11 markets in Sub-Saharan Africa, impacting over 250,000 micro and small businesses over Read More →

Tips To Bank Safely On Your Smartphone

As more consumers embrace the ease and convenience of accessing banking services through their mobile devices, it is becoming more essential for them to protect themselves from fraudsters by constantly Read More →

Kenyans Abroad Are The Biggest Senders Of Mobile To Mobile Remittances

To mark the 10th anniversary of ground-breaking mobile money service M-PESA, WorldRemit  has released new data showing that the Kenyan diaspora is the biggest sender of digital remittances Read More →

Wirecard AG Acquires South African Payment Service Provider

Wirecard AG acquired all shares of MyGate Communications (Pty) based in Cape Town, South Africa. MyGate is a leading payment service provider (PSP) in Africa. The company operates one of Africa's Read More →

Capitec Bank Invests €21M in European Fintech Creamfinance

Creamfinance, a leading consumer finance provider and the fastest-growing European fintech, announced the closure of a €21 million deal in Series B financing with Capitec Bank Holdings Limited (“Capitec”). Read More →

Kenyans Abroad are the Biggest Senders of Mobile to Mobile Remittances

To mark the 10th anniversary of ground-breaking mobile money service M-PESA, WorldRemit has released new data showing that the Kenyan diaspora is the biggest sender of digital remittances to Read More →

Determining the Right Payment Model for Mobile Microinsurance

In recent years, microinsurance has started to play a bigger role in helping facilitate mobile money uptake, with the GSMA reporting a 9% year over year growth in mobile Read More →
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