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SASSA Statement on Future Grant Payment System

SASSA has been inundated with concerns regarding what happens after the current social grant payment contract with Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) expires at the end of March. This is understandable, Read More →

Visa Introduces Local Processing Solution to Support Zimbabwe Banks

Visa is introducing in Zimbabwe next month its National Net Settlement Service (NNSS) that will allow client banks to settle domestic USD-denominated Visa transactions locally. The USD was adopted in Read More →

Remittance and Money Transfer Across The African Landscape

Sending money to different countries has never been an easy task. There’s a lot of red tape to get through, stringent regulations, and high costs. In the context of Africa, Read More →

2016 Payment Trends And What To Expect In 2017

With every passing year the landscape of the payment industry shifts. We say goodbye to old ways of doing things and we usher in new paradigms. The past year wasn’t Read More →

SA Fintech Company Seeing Global Growth Amidst Sharper Focus On Cyber Security

South African fintech company, Entersekt, has expanded its worldwide operations and secured contracts with major banks across several continents. The company specialises in online authentication and mobile security solutions within Read More →

The Rise Of mPOS: How Mobile Point-Of-Sale Is Transforming The Hospitality Industry

When mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) first arrived, we were all content to accept it as a solution designed to make life easier for mobile businesses. Then it surprised us all by Read More →

Four Key Lessons For Banks Pursuing Mobile Innovation In 2017

At the start of a new year fraught with uncertainty on many levels, leaders in the local banking and financial spheres are looking to gain any competitive advantage they can. Read More →

Peach PaySafe Introduces a Secure Payment Option for All Businesses to Collect Invoice Payments

Small business owners that don’t sell their goods or services online can now offer an online payment option to make payments much easier for their clients. In the small business environment, Read More →

SA Online Retailers Can Avoid The Festive Slump, Says PriceCheck CEO

Despite several well-documented mishaps and site breakdowns, Black Friday and Cyber Monday evoked the online shopping boon that local e-tailers were hoping for. In line with the global retailing frenzy, Read More →

Online Shopper: The Lessons Of 2016

In a turbulent 2016 for the consumer, it’s the online shopper that may have escaped with the least scars, as the online environment has become more flexible and secure. While Read More →
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