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eCentric Switch Partners with the PCI Security Standards Council to Improve Payment Data Security

eCentric Switch, a leading South African Payment Service Provider announced that it has joined the PCI Security Standards Council as a new Participating Organization. eCentric Switch will work with the Read More →

Drivers of Mobile Payment Adoption: Comparing Kenya and Tanzania

Professor Dan Horne, Chief Knowledge Officer at Gx, in conjunction with Dionne Nickerson of Providence College,  has recently published a white paper called ‘Understanding the Drivers of Mobile Payment Adoption: Read More →

TPA Automates Payment System

Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) has automated its billing and payment system, a move that seeks to improve revenue collections and transform the authority’s operations to paperless. According to TPA’s Acting Director Read More →

Online Transactions – Public Key ICT Infrastructure for Kenya

The government through the Kenya ICT board, Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) and Directorate of E-government, held a forum with stakeholders to sensitise them on what it will take to Read More →

National Payments Strategy Workshop Opens In Accra

Mr Seth Terkper, Minister for Finance and Economic Planning in Ghana, has stressed the need to improve confidence in electronic payments systems and infrastructure and to encourage the patronage of Read More →

Standard Bank South Africa Launches Customer Rewards Programme

Standard Bank South Africa has launched a rewards programme. From 10 June 2013, Standard Bank South Africa customers can join UCount Rewards, a programme offering rewards for using their Standard Read More →

Silvertree Capital Invests in Nigerian E-Commerce Retail Companies

Cape Town based Silvertree Capital an Africa-focused business builder and venture capital investor, has recently invested in two of Nigeria’s largest e-commerce sites, Sunglasses.com.ng and Glamour.com.ng. Both of these leading e-commerce Read More →

ABSA Unveils ‘Futuristic Branch’

Imagine a branch where long queues are a thing of the past, even during traditionally busy periods, where innovation not only drives convenience, but also has tremendous environmental benefits; and Read More →

Cashless Nigeria – Successes and Setbacks

‘Cashless Nigeria’ is a project that was launched by the Central Bank of Nigeria last year in an effort to promote alternative payment methods in Nigeria and reduce the levels Read More →

FNB Zambia to open three new branches across Zambia in 2013

First National Bank will open five new branches this year including in Chipata, Solwezi and Chingola as it continues to extend its services in to the unbanked population. And FNB Read More →
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