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Tips To Bank Safely On Your Smartphone

As more consumers embrace the ease and convenience of accessing banking services through their mobile devices, it is becoming more essential for them to protect themselves from fraudsters by constantly Read More →

Kenyans Abroad Are The Biggest Senders Of Mobile To Mobile Remittances

To mark the 10th anniversary of ground-breaking mobile money service M-PESA, WorldRemit  has released new data showing that the Kenyan diaspora is the biggest sender of digital remittances Read More →

Wirecard AG Acquires South African Payment Service Provider

Wirecard AG acquired all shares of MyGate Communications (Pty) based in Cape Town, South Africa. MyGate is a leading payment service provider (PSP) in Africa. The company operates one of Africa's Read More →

Capitec Bank Invests €21M in European Fintech Creamfinance

Creamfinance, a leading consumer finance provider and the fastest-growing European fintech, announced the closure of a €21 million deal in Series B financing with Capitec Bank Holdings Limited (“Capitec”). Read More →

Kenyans Abroad are the Biggest Senders of Mobile to Mobile Remittances

To mark the 10th anniversary of ground-breaking mobile money service M-PESA, WorldRemit has released new data showing that the Kenyan diaspora is the biggest sender of digital remittances to Read More →

Determining the Right Payment Model for Mobile Microinsurance

In recent years, microinsurance has started to play a bigger role in helping facilitate mobile money uptake, with the GSMA reporting a 9% year over year growth in mobile Read More →

Leveraging Biometric Authentication For South African ATMs

Across the globe, banks have validated the identity of their customers at the ATM with something the user has (such as a bank card) and something the user knows (typically Read More →

Mastercard to Support Development of Ghana’s Digital Payment Ecosystem

In support of Ghana’s Vision 2020 goals, Mastercard has committed its support to helping the country to develop a cashless economy, in furtherance of its push to be an economic Read More →

High-Tech vs Low-Tech: Providing a Digital Payments Solution for Africa

Africa needs a new payments solution that is digital from start to finish, according to Andrew Torre, Visa’s President of Sub-Saharan Africa. Speaking at the Seamless Africa payments, ecommerce, and retail Read More →

ACI Worldwide Powers Seamless Mobile Checkout Experience for Peach Payments

ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, announced that Peach Payments, a fast-growing South African payment service provider (PSP), will offer merchants Read More →
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