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African Economic Conference 2013 to Debate Regional Integration

“Regional Integration in Africa”, is the theme of the African Economic Conference (AEC) 2013 which will be jointly organized by the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Economic Commission for Africa Read More →

Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement System To Introduce Four New Products

Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS) plans to introduce four new products on the gh-link platform next year, officials have said. The products are intended to maximise the payment platform Read More →

BitPay Adds 10 Languages and 150 Currencies to its Bitcoin Checkout

BitPay, the world’s largest payment processor for virtual currencies, announces that it now offers translations into 10 languages plus English for their entire checkout experience. Merchants servicing international customers can Read More →

Australia Declared Global Leader in Moving Towards Cashless Payments

MasterCard has revealed in a new global report “The Cashless Journey” that Australia is a global leader in moving towards cashless payments. The Cashless Journey report tracks how 33 major economies are progressing Read More →

Interswitch Clients Bag Awards at CBN Payment Systems Awards

Cross River state, Halogen Security Limited, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and Igabi Local Government Area in Kaduna state have emerged winners at the maiden edition of the International Conference Read More →

South Africa, Kenya Ranked Top Users of Cashless Payments in Africa

South Africa and Kenya are leading the continent in embracing and adopting cashless payments, according to the results of a new global survey. Dubbed The Cashless Journey, the report shows that Read More →

MasterCard, Visa and American Express Propose New Global Digital Payments Standard

Visa, MasterCard and American Express recently introduced a proposed framework for a new global standard to enhance the security of digital payments and simplify the purchasing experience when shopping on Read More →

New Financial Inclusion Study Spotlights Europe’s Financially Excluded

MasterCard launched the Road to Inclusion, a report which shows preconceptions of the financially excluded are wide of the mark, based on a new financial inclusion study that is the Read More →

Diamond Trust Bank, NMG and TimesofMoney Launch Money Remittance for East Africa

The global African diaspora currently consists of more than 30 million individuals. The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) estimates that these migrants jointly contribute about US$40 billion annually in Read More →

PayPal Updating Policy on Crowdfunding

A recent blog post by PayPal's VP of risk management, Tomer Barel,  hints towards an upcoming change in PayPal policy which will make it easier for crowdfunding sites to take payments Read More →
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