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Interswitch Signs Strategic Alliance with UnionPay

Interswitch Transnational, a leading pan-African integrated payments company with operations in Nigeria and a growing presence in West and East Africa, announces that its Switching and Processing division (“Interswitch S Read More →

FNB Online Ranked Top for Internet Banking 2nd Time in a Row

FNB's online banking platform has once again walked away with top honours in the 13th edition of the PwC survey on banking in South Africa 2013. This follows on the previous Read More →

Nigeria’s Access Bank To Focus On Retail Business

Nigeria's Access Bank aims to grow its customer base to 15-20 million across its African markets by 2018, from around 6 million now, as it shifts its focus to retail Read More →

MoneyGram Signs Money Transfer Agreements with Tanzania and Uganda Post

MoneyGram, a leading global money transfer company, announced that it has signed agreements with Uganda Post Limited (Posta Uganda), and Tanzania Posts Corporation (Posta Tanzania), the most extensive providers of Read More →

StanChart To Launch Islamic Banking In Kenya, Indonesia

Standard Chartered Plc will start offering Islamic banking in Kenya as a springboard into the rest of Africa and it may expand services in Indonesia, its global head of Islamic Read More →

MTN Uganda Revises Mobile Money Tariffs Following New Tax on Money Transfer

MTN Uganda announced revised Mobile Money rates effective July 2nd, 2013. Commenting on this increment, the MTN Uganda’s GM Corporate Services, Anthony Katamba said, “According to the new national budget Read More →

Zimbabwe’s Cattle Bank Takes Live Deposits

An innovative new banking idea is taking hold in Zimbabwe. At Zimbabwe’s first Cattle Bank you can deposit animals as collateral against cash loans. A large portion of rural Zimbabwe is Read More →

South Africans Highly Satisfied with Online Shopping – MasterCard Survey

The latest MasterCard Online Shopping Survey has revealed that a substantial 91% of South Africans who shop online are highly satisfied with their overall experience, a 4% increase from the Read More →

TNM and Escom Strike Mobile Payment Deal

TNM has sealed a deal with the Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (Escom) which will see TNM customers paying their Escom bills or buying electricity units through TNM Mobile Money Read More →

Safaricom Introduces Lipa Na M-Pesa Service

M-PESA, the flagship brand of the leading integrated communications service provider Safaricom Limited, has now set its sights on the medium and small entreprises with the launch of Lipa Na Read More →
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