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South Africa’s Banking Rewards Programs: A Comparison

South African banks are now all in full swing with their respective loyalty or rewards programs.  In a highly competitive banking environment, where the large South African banks Read More →

Equity Bank’s Focus on Innovation Boosts First Half Year 2013 Profit

Regional banking group, Equity Bank's reduction of interest rates by 700 bps from 25% to 18% has paid off by growing its loan book by Kshs 11 billion to Kshs Read More →

Ethiopia to Stage Regional Banking and ICT conference

Ethiopia has emerged as one of the continent’s most exciting new markets, boasting the fastest growing non-energy-based economy in Africa, growing at an average annual rate of 11 percent GDP Read More →

Access Bank, Intercontinental Merger Adjudged Africa`s Top M&A Deal

Access Bank’s merger deal with the defunct Intercontinental Bank has been judged Africa’s top merger and acquisition (M&A) deal by the Banker Magazine. The Banker Magazine, a member of the Financial Read More →

Orange Launches Mobile-to-Mobile Money Transfers in Western African Countries

Orange is launching a quick and easy international money transfer service at a competitive price called "Orange Money International Transfer". The offer is available between Mali, Senegal and Cote d'Ivoire. Every Read More →

Opportunities abound in Angola for Standard Bank

Angola's economy is expected to expand by 7% to 9% a year over the next decade. It's one of the fastest growth rates in the world, yet the country's financial Read More →

MasterCard Appoints M2M SPS as Principal Member to Enhance Card Acceptance across Morocco

In line with its commitment to enhance the electronic payment card acceptance infrastructure in Morocco, MasterCard today announced the appointment of M2M SPS, a leading provider of secure e-transaction processing Read More →

Air Uganda Unveils New Revamped Booking and Online Payments

Air Uganda launched a new revamped booking engine, with improved functionality. The new engine which is now live on the Air Uganda Website was unveiled to the press by the Read More →

Kenyan University Partners with MasterCard & Equity Bank to Launch Alumni Card

Kenyatta University has unveiled a new prepaid, PayPass™-enabled card for its alumni body. The KU Alumni Card allows alumni to enjoy discounts with selected partners, ranging from hotels, bookshops and Read More →

NCR Check Bureau Helps Expand Secure Documents Business in Middle East and Africa

 NCR Corporation thas expanded its relationship with PLANAD, Angola, in order to help grow its secure documents business in its Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. PLANAD, one of the largest Read More →
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