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Major Developments Expected for Fintech in 2017

From digital banks to mobile-payment solutions, technology is set to change the South African financial services landscape at a pace that will continue to surprise even the most hard-core non-believer. Digital Read More →

Visa Signs Strategic Partnership Deal with Atlas Mara

Visa, a global payments technology company, signed a commercial partnership with Atlas Mara Limited, the sub-Saharan Africa financial services group, as part of a wider strategic partnership to introduce a Read More →

SASSA Statement on Future Grant Payment System

SASSA has been inundated with concerns regarding what happens after the current social grant payment contract with Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) expires at the end of March. This is understandable, Read More →

Microsoft and Ecobank Agree to Drive Digital Transformation in Africa

Microsoft, the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, parent company of pan-African banking group Ecobank signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to Read More →

Wirecard Signs With RwandAir for Online Payment Processing Services

RwandAir has partnered with Wirecard AG for its online card payment processing services. As one of the leading specialist for payment processing and issuing services, Wirecard will enable customers that wish Read More →

The Impact of Diaspora Remittances on Health, Education and Enterprise in Africa

Diaspora remittances, money transfers by migrants to their region or country of origin, are becoming increasingly important to the economies of a number of African countries. In Nigeria for example, Read More →

Stanbic IBTC Launches Integrated Financial Services Mobile App in Nigeria

Stanbic IBTC has launched a new mobile app as part of its financial service offering and to boost customer service delivery and user experience. The app was officially released into Read More →

First Bank of Nigeria Provides Secure and Convenient Money Transfer Services to Customers

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has been on a journey to provide financial solutions to promote convenience and support the lifestyles of its customers. The Bank through the years has Read More →

Visa Introduces Local Processing Solution to Support Zimbabwe Banks

Visa is introducing in Zimbabwe next month its National Net Settlement Service (NNSS) that will allow client banks to settle domestic USD-denominated Visa transactions locally. The USD was adopted in Read More →

Remittance and Money Transfer Across The African Landscape

Sending money to different countries has never been an easy task. There’s a lot of red tape to get through, stringent regulations, and high costs. In the context of Africa, Read More →
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