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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 →

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 →

Leveraging Biometric Authentication For South African ATMs

Across the globe, banks have validated the identity of their customers at the ATM with something the user has (such as a bank card) and something the user knows (typically Read More →

High-Tech vs Low-Tech: Providing a Digital Payments Solution for Africa

Africa needs a new payments solution that is digital from start to finish, according to Andrew Torre, Visa’s President of Sub-Saharan Africa. Speaking at the Seamless Africa payments, ecommerce, and retail Read More →

ACI Worldwide Powers Seamless Mobile Checkout Experience for Peach Payments

ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, announced that Peach Payments, a fast-growing South African payment service provider (PSP), will offer merchants Read More →

Driven by ACI Worldwide, Ecentric Payment Systems Extends Omni-Channel Capabilities for Merchants

ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced that Ecentric Payments Systems, South Africa's leading payment processor, has expanded its relationship Read More →

Aggressive Expansion Into New Territories For Fintech Startup Mama Money

The South African fintech startup that slashed the costs for Zimbabweans living in SA to send money home when it launched two years ago has expanded its money transfer service Read More →

The Direct Pay Online Group Expands Operations into Botswana & Namibia

The Direct Pay Online Group, (“DPO Group”), the leading online payments service provider in Africa, announced that it is acquiring 100% of the equity in Virtual Card Service (“VCS”) in Read More →

ACI Worldwide Showcases eCommerce Payments Innovation at Seamless Payments Africa

ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, will demonstrate the capabilities of its next-generation UP eCommerce Payments solution at the Seamless Africa Read More →

FNB Digital Banking Channels Rated The Best In SA

South Africans have once again voiced their opinion and rated FNB Digital Channels as the best in the country amongst competitors in the latest South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SACSI) Read More →
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