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MasterCard and Standard Bank Group Sign Agreement

Ann Cairns, President of International Markets, MasterCard, with Peter Schlebusch, Group Executive, Standard Bank Group celebrate the signing of an agreement strengthening the relationship between MasterCard and Standard Bank Group Read More →

iVeri’s mPress (MPOS Solution) is Now Available for BlackBerry

Version 1.2 of MPress, iVeri’s MPos solution is now available in BlackBerry World. This means that iVeri now has MPos apps for Android, Apple and BlackBerry. For iVeri customers this increases Read More →

FNB Launches first Slimline ATM for Retailers in Africa

FNB unveiled its unique Slimline ATM capable of delivering digital banking into retailer environments at remote locations where the volume of business does not support a conventional ATM. FNB Slimline offers Read More →

SA’s payCity Discontinues Prepaid Electricity Service

Last week, South Africa's payCity stopped accepting online credit card payments for its SMS prepaid electricity service for Cape Town customers. The suspension of services occurred without notice too many customers Read More →

Big Retailers are Doing eCommerce in South Africa

The news that Woolworths has just revamped their entire online store in the hopes of attracting more ecommerce customers shows a continuation of the recent trend in South Africa which Read More →

Xpertek Provides Credit, Online and Cellular Solutions in sub-Saharan Africa

Xpertek Group's loan finance solution, Acquire, is now being used in the consumer credit market, for online shopping, and in the cellular product space. Subsequent to the launch of the credit Read More →

Ten Million SASSA MasterCard Cards Issued to South African Social Grant Beneficiaries

MasterCard and the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) announced that there are 10 million active SASSA Debit MasterCard cards in South Africa, following the introduction of the new biometric Read More →

Itron Enables Smart Gas Payment for South Africa’s EnviroFuel

Itron, Inc.  announced that it has delivered its smart payment solution for gas to EnviroFuel, a private gas utility, as a part of an initiative to provide alternative energy sources Read More →

Nedbank Group and the Bank of China Formalise Alliance

Nedbank Group and the Bank of China (’BoC’) have entered into a strategic business cooperation agreement to grow business flows between the People’s Republic of China (’China’) and Africa. The alliance Read More →
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