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ABSA Unveils ‘Futuristic Branch’

Imagine a branch where long queues are a thing of the past, even during traditionally busy periods, where innovation not only drives convenience, but also has tremendous environmental benefits; and Read More →

South Africa Selects Gemalto for its National Electronic Identity Card Program

Gemalto will supply the Government Printing Works (GPW) of South Africa with Sealys eID cards for their national identity card program. GPW will harness Gemalto’s secure embedded software to protect Read More →

Absa Pilots Mobile Point-of-Sale Innovation

Barclays subsidiary, Absa has announced that its Payment Pebble, a mobile point-of-sale (MPOS) innovation, which aims to fundamentally transform the payment acceptance industry, is gearing up to enter its pilot Read More →

ABSA Launches Mobile Rewards Programme

Financial services Group Absa announced that South Africans on its Rewards programme can now instantly redeem their cash rewards on the mobile banking platform, Absa.mobi. Through the Absa.mobi site, Absa Rewards Read More →

SIM Swap Fraud Growing in South Africa

SIM Swap Fraud is a term that has been doing the rounds in the South African media lately. It is a new style of cell phone banking fraud which uses Read More →

Capitec Bank Responds to Business Times Article and Credit Market Concerns

Capitec Bank has issued a statement to say that they do not agree with the comments in the Business Times article by Thekiso Lefifi titled 'Capitec bubble about to burst?'.  They Read More →

South African E-banking Survey Reveals Surge in Mobile Banking

Online research specialists Columinate have released the results of the second annual Internet Banking SITEisfaction survey, a report on customers' usage and perceptions of e-banking in South Africa. The survey Read More →

Michael Jordaan to Step Down as CEO of South Africa’s First National Bank

The Board of FirstRand Limited announced that Jacques Celliers will succeed Michael Jordaan when he steps down as CEO of First National Bank at the end of this year to Read More →

Visa Mobile POS Boosts Travel and Tourism Businesses in South Africa

Visa’s new mobile point-of-sales (mPOS) device that makes it much easier and cheaper for smaller and medium enterprises (SMEs) to accept card payments, was showcased at the Visa stand at Read More →

ABSA Launches Multi-Currency Prepaid Travel Card

Absa Bank, a subsidiary of Barclays has launched Multi-Currency Cash Passport - South Africa’s first reloadable prepaid travel Multi-Currency Card. The card allows cardholders to load multiple currencies on the same Read More →
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