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Visa Checkout Reaches Milestone of 20 Million Enrolled Consumers

Visa Inc, announced that Visa Checkout, the easier way to use a Visa card online, is sustaining tremendous growth, reaching more than 20 million enrolled accounts worldwide. Visa Checkout Read More →

FNB Launches Augmented Reality On Its App

FNB continues to shape the future of banking by introducing Augmented Reality and FNB TV on the FNB Banking App. Launched this week, the eBucks Partner locator on the FNB Read More →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →
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