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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 →

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 →
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