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Microsoft and Ecobank Agree to Drive Digital Transformation in Africa

Microsoft, the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, parent company of pan-African banking group Ecobank signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to Read More →

The Impact of Diaspora Remittances on Health, Education and Enterprise in Africa

Diaspora remittances, money transfers by migrants to their region or country of origin, are becoming increasingly important to the economies of a number of African countries. In Nigeria for example, 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 →

Surge in Cashless Payments as Solutions Become More Sophisticated

RBR study shows that cards account for the majority of cashless payments because of their frequent use for retail purchases, and their share continues to increase Rise in cashless payments outpaces Read More →

BitConnect Coin’s Wallet Launch is Here for 2017 and Beyond

​​After months of intense testing and technological development, the official BitConnect coin wallet is ready, just in time for the 2017 New Year. This also means that from now on Read More →

Wirecard’s Star Global Obtains License Upgrade by RBI

Star Global Currency Exchange Private Limited, a group company of Wirecard AG, got an upgrade of its license issued by Reserve Bank of India to Authorised Dealer in Foreign Exchange Read More →

UnionPay International Announces the Signing of a Strategic MOU with the GIMAC in Cameroon

UnionPay International is delighted to announce the signing of a strategic MOU with the GIMAC (Groupement Interbancaire Monétique de l'Afrique Centrale) in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The objective of this MOU is to Read More →

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 →
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