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Women catching up to men on eWallet usage via FNB App

Women are steadily catching up to men when it comes to cashing in on the convenience of sending and receiving money via eWallet on the FNB App. The latest data Read More →

Direct Pay Online Group acquires Virtual Card Services (VCS) South Africa

Direct Pay Online Group (DPO) has announced the acquisition of Virtual Card Services (VCS) South Africa. This marks the completion of DPO’s purchase of VCS Group, post the earlier acquisition Read More →

Innervation Acquires Rewards Solution Provider Edenred South Africa

CROSSFIN Technology Holdings announced that it has financed the acquisition of the South African subsidiary of leading global corporate services company Edenred through its portfolio company Innervation. Speaking of the deal, Read More →

Visa Emphasises the Importance of Security in New Payment Channels

The world of payments is evolving, and the future of payments security will see a number of developments as more people embrace online and mobile payments. The consumer environment is seeing Read More →

Namibian Banks Embrace Digital Transformation With Veeam

One of the biggest challenges facing financial services organisations that are embarking on digital transformation initiatives, is to integrate data while still ensuring business continuity. For Namibian-based Capricorn Group, Read More →

Mastercard Invests In South Africa’s Young Female Entrepreneurs

More than 160 out-of-school, unemployed or self-employed young women between the ages of 18 and 35 have graduated today from the Junior Achievement South Africa (JA South Africa) Youth Enterprise Read More →

South African Fintech Startup Sets New African Record

An African record has been set for the FICA process which used to take anywhere from two days to two weeks. It is now completed within three minutes thanks to Read More →

New Integrated Payment And POS Solution Brings 2-Second Transaction Speed To Retailers

The South African financial technology company that brought card-payment systems to smaller businesses as far back as 2008 has just announced a new integrated payment solution that will benefit franchise Read More →

Cashless Payments On The Cards For Gauteng Commuters

The Gauteng Provincial Government will in the next three months introduce a pilot project for a single e-ticket for public transport users. A similar card-based pilot project was introduced in Pretoria Read More →

SA’s First Banking App Now Free Across All Networks

FNB announced that customers who use its award winning banking app will no longer need data to access it via their smartphones from 1 July 2017. This follows an agreement with Read More →
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