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South Africa’s Banking Rewards Programs: A Comparison

South African banks are now all in full swing with their respective loyalty or rewards programs.  In a highly competitive banking environment, where the large South African banks Read More →

Equity Bank’s Focus on Innovation Boosts First Half Year 2013 Profit

Regional banking group, Equity Bank's reduction of interest rates by 700 bps from 25% to 18% has paid off by growing its loan book by Kshs 11 billion to Kshs Read More →

MasterCard Announces the Retirement of Chief Marketing Officer Alfredo Gangotena

MasterCard announced that Alfredo Gangotena will retire as the company’s chief marketing officer, effective September 1. Gangotena, 60, has been with MasterCard for nine years and has held the top Read More →

Mobile Billing and Messaging Company txtNation acquires 24Gmedia

Leading mobile billing and messaging provider txtNation announces its acquisition of mobile entertainment outfit 24GMedia. 24GMedia, with headquarters in the UK and South Africa, designs, integrates and maintains consumer-focussed mobile payment Read More →

Travel Budgets in Africa and Middle East Set to Increase According to Visa Global Travel Intentions Study 2013

Visa’s latest Global Travel Intentions Study 2013 shows that four of the top five biggest spenders hail from emerging markets.  Saudi Arabia leads the global pool of countries with the Read More →
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