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SA’s payCity Discontinues Prepaid Electricity Service

Last week, South Africa's payCity stopped accepting online credit card payments for its SMS prepaid electricity service for Cape Town customers. The suspension of services occurred without notice too many customers Read More →

Big Retailers are Doing eCommerce in South Africa

The news that Woolworths has just revamped their entire online store in the hopes of attracting more ecommerce customers shows a continuation of the recent trend in South Africa which Read More →

Kenya’s Prepaid Electricity Users Prefer Paying with Mobile Money

More than 70% of prepaid electricity users prefer to use their mobile phones to buy electricity tokens than any other outlet, a survey conducted by Kenya Power has revealed. M-Pesa is Read More →

NMB awarded Best Bank in Tanzania by Euromoney

National Microfinance Bank PLC (NMB) has been named "the Best Bank in Tanzania for 2013" by pre-eminent international finance magazine Euromoney. The awards were presented at the 2013 Euro money Read More →

Ten Million SASSA MasterCard Cards Issued to South African Social Grant Beneficiaries

MasterCard and the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) announced that there are 10 million active SASSA Debit MasterCard cards in South Africa, following the introduction of the new biometric Read More →

Access Bank Launches Loyalty Awards Promotion

As part of efforts to enhance the delivery of affordable financial services in the country,  Access Bank (Ghana) Limited has launched its first ever customer loyalty promotion  dubbed “Easy Access Read More →

Itron Enables Smart Gas Payment for South Africa’s EnviroFuel

Itron, Inc.  announced that it has delivered its smart payment solution for gas to EnviroFuel, a private gas utility, as a part of an initiative to provide alternative energy sources Read More →

SkyVision Installs Satellite Network for Ivory Coast Savings and Credit Cooperative

SkyVision's Private Network solution provided a voice and data network to a Côte d'Ivoire microfinance provider. SkyVision Global Networks Ltd., a global provider of IP connectivity over satellite and fiber optic Read More →

Nedbank Group and the Bank of China Formalise Alliance

Nedbank Group and the Bank of China (’BoC’) have entered into a strategic business cooperation agreement to grow business flows between the People’s Republic of China (’China’) and Africa. The alliance Read More →
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