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SA Reserve Bank Notes Competition Commission Decision

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has noted the announcement by the Competition Commission South Africa (Competition Commission) that it has completed its investigation initiated in April 2015 and has Read More →

MicroSave and The MasterCard Foundation to Help Advance Digital Finance Services in Francophone Africa

MicroSave, in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation, launched a new program to develop tailored training courses in digital financial services (DFS) in francophone markets of Africa. The program is expected Read More →

AfDB And The Alliance For Financial Inclusion Sign MoU To Enhance Access To Financial Services

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance access to quality financial services on the continent in Abidjan, Read More →

Mastercard Welcomes UK Court Ruling on Interchange Fees

Mastercard is grateful that the Court has found in its favor with respect to the significant issues being heard in this case. The Court recognized the immense benefits that retailers Read More →

SASSA Statement on Future Grant Payment System

SASSA has been inundated with concerns regarding what happens after the current social grant payment contract with Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) expires at the end of March. This is understandable, Read More →

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 →
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