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SA’s First Banking App Now Free Across All Networks

FNB announced that customers who use its award winning banking app will no longer need data to access it via their smartphones from 1 July 2017. This follows an agreement with Read More →

Direct Pay Online Continues Southern Africa Expansion With Acquisition Of PayThru South Africa

Direct Pay Online (DPO) Group, through its South African subsidiary DPO SA, have announced the acquisition PayThru South Africa, a cloud-based payment gateway that specializes in the integration of mobile Read More →

Payments Industry Launches New Type Of Debit Order

Over the last few years there has been a significant increase in debit orders processed to bank accounts without permission (a mandate) from consumers. On the other hand, irresponsible consumer Read More →

Fintech Startup Allows SA Businesses To Offer Instantaneous Online Debit Orders

The days of businesses waiting for paper or voice authorisations from customers to start customer debit orders and recurring payments are over. Fintech startup Direct Debit recently launched Read More →

Nigerian Tech Start-up And Mastercard Deliver Cashless Online Shopping Payment Solution

The African e-commerce sector is plagued by cash, with the majority of payments still being made in cash at the point of delivery. Understanding the impact of this challenge, Mastercard Read More →

RMI And NPE Invest In SA’s Fintech Entersekt To Supercharge Global Expansion

Rand Merchant Investment Holdings through AlphaCode, RMI’s innovation hub for fintech entrepreneurs and Nedbank Private Equity (NPE) through its private equity investment vehicle, BoE Private Equity Investments, have Read More →

GTBank Launches GTPatriot, a Subsidized Banking Package for Nigeria’s Military

Guaranty Trust Bank plc, has launched GTPATRIOT, a unique Salary Account Package which offers Nigeria’s servicemen and servicewomen subsidized banking products and dedicated value added services. The GTPatriot Account allows Read More →

Strengthening Uganda’s Financial Services Sector

In support of Uganda’s National Vision 2040, Mastercard has signed a strategic partnership agreement with the Uganda Banker’s Association (UBA) to develop a framework that will strengthen the local financial Read More →

Driving Inclusion And Convenience With Quick Banking

As the banking business evolves, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has remained committed to empowering the Nigerian populace with the *894# Quick Banking service as part of its financial inclusion Read More →

The African Development Bank To Work With African Central Banks To Increase National Savings

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Governors of Central Banks in Africa have resolved to strengthen cooperation on a range of issues to curb illegal financial outflows, bolster measures Read More →
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