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Cashless Payments On The Cards For Gauteng Commuters

The Gauteng Provincial Government will in the next three months introduce a pilot project for a single e-ticket for public transport users. A similar card-based pilot project was introduced in Pretoria Read More →

SA’s First Banking App Now Free Across All Networks

FNB announced that customers who use its award winning banking app will no longer need data to access it via their smartphones from 1 July 2017. This follows an agreement with Read More →

Direct Pay Online Continues Southern Africa Expansion With Acquisition Of PayThru South Africa

Direct Pay Online (DPO) Group, through its South African subsidiary DPO SA, have announced the acquisition PayThru South Africa, a cloud-based payment gateway that specializes in the integration of mobile Read More →

Payments Industry Launches New Type Of Debit Order

Over the last few years there has been a significant increase in debit orders processed to bank accounts without permission (a mandate) from consumers. On the other hand, irresponsible consumer Read More →

Fintech Startup Allows SA Businesses To Offer Instantaneous Online Debit Orders

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 →
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