Visa Partners with Nest to Run its First Innovation Bootcamp in Africa

Visa has partnered with Nest, early-stage venture capital firm and global innovation accelerator to launch the Visa Bootcamp, an intensive 4-day FinTech bootcamp. The first-of-its-kind programme in Africa is Read More →

Digital Exclusion May Lead to Wider Inequality in South Africa

South Africans must become digitally enabled or they will be left behind economically, thus exacerbating inequality in the country. This is the view of Dr. Miriam Altman, Commissioner of the Read More →

Ingenico, Oberthur Technologies and Vodafone Join Forces to Revolutionize Payment Terminal Connectivity

Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment, OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products, services and solutions, and Vodafone announced that they have been Read More →

Nomanini Rolls Out Loans System for Merchants in Ghana

South Africa-based enterprise payments platform provider Nomanini has launched a loans system for merchants on its platform, aimed at offering credit to informal retailers previously excluded from financial services.  Founded in Read More →

FIS Empowers Digital And Commercial Growth For Customers Bank, BankMobile With Technology Transformation

Customers Bank and its BankMobile division have selected FIS a global leader in financial services technology, to provide leading financial technology support that will assist the bank in its strategic Read More →

Apple Would Consider Decreasing the Price of Apple Music

Apple would consider a substantial decline in the subscription to Apple Music, of about 2 dollars / euros on both formulas. Two contacts of Digital News, in working relationship with Apple Read More →

First Bank of Nigeria Limited Wins Global Finance Digital Bank of Distinction Award

Nigeria’s most valuable bank brand, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has won the Global Finance Digital Bank of Distinction award, 2016.  This new award recognizes outstanding accomplishments in digital banking Read More →

National Microfinance Bank in Tanzania to Support Telkoms Money Agents

National Microfinance Bank (NMB) has partnered with Airtel and Tigo to support availability of cash and e-money for the telecoms agents to run their business smoothly. The partnership seeks to help Tigo Read More →

Nordea Bank Goes Live With SWIFT’s New Payments Data Quality Service

SWIFT announced that Swedish financial services group, Nordea Bank AB, has become the first subscriber to its new Payments Data Quality service, an advanced reporting and data analytics solution that Read More →

The South African Banking Risk Information Centre Warns to Carry Cash Safely

The South African Banking Risk Information Centre (SABRIC) on behalf of the banking industry continues to express concern at the number of bank clients that fall victim to cash robberies Read More →
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