TerraPay Receives The 2017 Frost & Sullivan Visionary Innovation Leadership Award

TerraPay, the world’s first mobile payments switch, announced that it has received the Frost & Sullivan Visionary Innovation leadership award for international remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa. The remittances market is Read More →

Mastercard Joins Forces with Verifone and Global Payments to Enhance EMV Experience

Mastercard is joining forces with payments industry leaders to enhance and expedite the consumer checkout experience leveraging the company’s M/Chip Fast technology. M/Chip Fast prioritizes the parts of a transaction Read More →

The Countdown to East Africa Com 2017

There’s one week to go until East Africa Com kicks off in the Silicon Savannah, with over 600 attendees expected to descend upon Nairobi for the 14th annual event. Read More →

Equity Bank Scoops 19 Awards During This Year’s Think Business Banking Awards 2017

Equity Bank has once again emerged as the top Overall Bank at the Think Business Banking Awards 2017, stamping its authority as a market leader in the financial space in Read More →

UMS Conferences Launches the Nigeria Edition of the New Age Banking Summit

UMS Conferences is set to launch the Nigeria edition of the highly acclaimed New Age Banking Summit. The event is scheduled for 26 to 27 September, 2017 in Lagos Nigeria, Read More →

Uganda 2017 Opened With More Than 300 FinTech Leaders Seeking To Drive The Constructive Transformation Of Banking & Financial Services Across Africa

With the objective of harnessing the FinTech revolution to enable strategic economic priorities such as financial inclusion and deepening, Finnovation Africa: Uganda 2017 opened in Kampala. The event was attended Read More →

Emerging Payments Association Releases Analysis Of Post-Brexit Options For FinTech Growth Beyond 2019

The Emerging Payments Association (EPA), the UK’s leading payments community, is releasing a new report, Passport to the Future, analysing and recommending the best options available to UK-based FinTech Read More →

Four Mega-trends Shaping Mobile Payment Platforms

With rapid smartphone penetration in South Africa boosting research and development, it is no surprise that local fintech players are turning their attention towards mobile payment innovation. Mobile payments could Read More →

The State of African eCommerce Analysed at the eCommerce MoneyAfrica Confex Last Week

The 3rd Annual eCommerce MoneyAfrica Confex took place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre in Cape Town on 22nd and 23rd of February 2017. The eCommerce MoneyAfrica main plenary sessions Read More →

Distributed Ledgers In Payment, Clearing And Settlement Carry Promise As Well As Risks

Central banks and other authorities should weigh the risks of using blockchain and other distributed ledger technology (DLT) in payment, clearing and settlement against potential cost and efficiency savings offered Read More →
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