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Fintech Startup Allows SA Businesses To Offer Instantaneous Online Debit Orders For The First Time

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 →

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 →

Trust And The Future Of Online Fraud Protection

The recent WannaCry attacks have underlined, underscored and highlighted how absolutely important it is to patch a computer, avoid opening unknown attachments and recognise risk when it arrives in an Read More →

Uneasiness Over SASSA Card Expiry As ConCourt Appoints Panel Of Experts

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) continues to receive queries about the expiry date of its payment cards and implications thereof from beneficiaries of social grants. The expiry date Read More →

Paycorp Reveals ATM Withdrawal Trends of South African Social Grant Recipients

This article was originally published on the Paycorp blog. It starts very early in the morning on the first working day of every month: 17 million South Africans go to Read More →

FNB Promotes Access To Banking In Rural South Africa

FNB has become the first bank in South Africa to introduce a non-cash dispensing ATM with deposit capability. These ATMs are a smaller version of the standard ATM which FNB Read More →

Deloitte Digital Launches New Digital Banking Offering

Deloitte announced the launch of Digital Bank, a new services offering for banks to accelerate their digital transformation. Based on the Salesforce Intelligent Customer Success Platform and utilizing the Salesforce Read More →

Woolworths Launches Mobile Order, Pay And Collect With wiGroup

New mCommerce platform enables mobile order and pay in retail stores by leveraging existing infrastructure. South Africa’s hyper-competitive hospitality and quick-service restaurant industry has just received a shake-up with the launch Read More →

Visa Launches Expanded Fourth Edition of its Africa Integration Index

Visa has released the fourth edition of its Africa Integration Index at the World Economic Forum in Durban. Titled Connecting for Growth, Economic Inclusion & Prosperity, the research expands on Read More →

Cash Costs South African Consumers R23 Billion A Year – Mastercard Study

Cash cost consumers R23 billion or 0.52 percent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product in 2015, according to a new Mastercard study released at the World Economic Forum on Read More →
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