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Latest ATM Management Trends in South Africa

As the company responsible for servicing 40% of ATMs in South Africa, SBV Services has a frontline view of the changes and challenges that face banks and cash services companies Read More →

Mastercard Reinforces Commitment to Drive Financial Inclusion in Egypt through Payments Innovation

Mastercard, a leading technology company in the global payments industry, is set to participate at the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Global Policy Forum 2017, which will take place in Read More →

SA FinTech Companies Traderoot and Sureswipe Partner on New Payment Platform

Two of South Africa’s first financial technology companies have announced a strategic business relationship that is set to change the fintech payment space. Traderoot and Sureswipe have made available a Read More →

New South African Financial Sector Regulation Act is Signed into Law

The SARB welcomes the signing into law of the Financial Sector Regulation Act, 2017 by the President. This is the culmination of collaboration on financial sector reform by the SARB, Read More →

CBK Grants Authority to Société Générale of France to Open Representative Office in Kenya.

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) announces the granting of authority to Société Générale (SG) of France to open a Representative Office in Kenya. The authority was granted pursuant to Read More →

SA Tech Startup SnapnSave Attracts R14m in Investment

Kalon Venture Partners, formerly Grotech, and Smollan Group SA both acquired a minority stake in South Africa’s fastest growing shopping community, SnapnSave. Kalon, a venture capital fund and Smollan Group, Read More →

Smarter Financial Crimes Demand Stronger Banking Security

The financial services industry is under increased threat from cybercriminals who use ingenious methods to attack institutions and consumers. Cybercriminals are employing ever more sophisticated means to intercept online transactions and Read More →

Mobile Money Platform Alipay Enters South Africa

Chinese tourists in South Africa will have more opportunities to pay via smartphone as Alipay, the world’s largest online and mobile payment platform, operated by Ant Financial Services Group (“Ant Read More →

SWIFT’s Messaging Traffic Grows by 20.1% in East Africa

Data from SWIFT shows that FIN traffic growth in East Africa has outperformed the total growth of SWIFT globally. In the year to date, total message traffic volumes grew by Read More →

Ghana: Mobile Money Fraud on the Rise

Corporate Executive of MTN Ghana, Mrs. Cynthia Lumor, has warned customers and subscribers of the mobile money service against sharing their pin numbers with vendors or agents. According to her, no Read More →
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