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Mobile Money Platform Alipay Enters South Africa

Chinese tourists in South Africa will have more opportunities to pay via smartphone as Alipay, the world’s largest online and mobile payment platform, operated by Ant Financial Services Group (“Ant Read More →

SWIFT’s Messaging Traffic Grows by 20.1% in East Africa

Data from SWIFT shows that FIN traffic growth in East Africa has outperformed the total growth of SWIFT globally. In the year to date, total message traffic volumes grew by Read More →

Ghana: Mobile Money Fraud on the Rise

Corporate Executive of MTN Ghana, Mrs. Cynthia Lumor, has warned customers and subscribers of the mobile money service against sharing their pin numbers with vendors or agents. According to her, no Read More →

UBA Introduces First Mastercard Debit Card in Zambia

United Bank for Africa Zambia (UBA) announced the launch of the first Mastercard debit card in Zambia to financially empower its citizens. Focused on displacing cash, the electronic payment solution Read More →

Direct Pay Online Gains Security Certification in 12 Countries Across Africa

Direct Pay Online Group (DPO) is the first payment service provider (PSP) in Africa to receive the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Level 1 certification in 12 Read More →

TerraPay and Instant Cash Launch Global Cross-border Money Transfers to Mobile Wallets

TerraPay, the world’s first mobile payments switch and Instant Cash, one of the fastest growing money transfer companies in the world, have teamed up to enable real-time cross border money Read More →

Women catching up to men on eWallet usage via FNB App

Women are steadily catching up to men when it comes to cashing in on the convenience of sending and receiving money via eWallet on the FNB App. The latest data Read More →

Contactless to Account for More Than 1 in 2 POS Transactions Globally by 2022

A new study from Juniper Research has found more than half (53%) of global transactions at POS (Point of Sale) will be contactless within 5 years, compared to just 15% Read More →

NCR to Commence First Windows 10 IoT Enterprise Deployment for ATMs

NCR Corporation, a global leader in omni-channel solutions, announced the deployment of Microsoft’s Windows 10 Internet of Things (IoT) Enterprise software with a leading European financial institution. The implementation, a first Read More →

Central Bank of Kenya Issues Guidance Note on Cybersecurity

The leveraging on technology by banks exposes them to increased cyber risks. In this regard, the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has issued a Guidance Note on Cybersecurity that outlines Read More →
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