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Aggressive Expansion Into New Territories For Fintech Startup Mama Money

The South African fintech startup that slashed the costs for Zimbabweans living in SA to send money home when it launched two years ago has expanded its money transfer service Read More →

The Direct Pay Online Group Expands Operations into Botswana & Namibia

The Direct Pay Online Group, (“DPO Group”), the leading online payments service provider in Africa, announced that it is acquiring 100% of the equity in Virtual Card Service (“VCS”) in Read More →

ACI Worldwide Showcases eCommerce Payments Innovation at Seamless Payments Africa

ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, will demonstrate the capabilities of its next-generation UP eCommerce Payments solution at the Seamless Africa Read More →

FNB Digital Banking Channels Rated The Best In SA

South Africans have once again voiced their opinion and rated FNB Digital Channels as the best in the country amongst competitors in the latest South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SACSI) Read More →

The Future Of Payments: Making Payments Invisible

The customer journey has changed. As digital technology becomes ubiquitous in our everyday lives the way we discover, browse, select, and pay for goods and services continues to evolve. Multi-channel and Read More →

SARB Shares Available To The Public

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) would like to invite all eligible South Africans to acquire 149 200 shares in the SARB. These became available for sale after the High Read More →

Masterpass QR Now Live In 7 Markets In Middle East And Africa

Mastercard has successfully been able to introduce and roll-out Masterpass QR in seven markets in the Middle East and Africa (MEA). This momentum is part of the company’s commitment to Read More →

Why South African Banks Hold The Key To Mobile Payments

For the South African market to reach the critical mass that will drive the mainstream adoption of mobile payments, consumers need a system they can trust. This is arguably where Read More →

Electrum Enables Retailers To Increase Revenue From Value Added Services

Retailers are increasing their revenues by hundreds of millions of Rands selling virtual products and services known as Value Added Services (VAS). These include prepaid airtime, prepaid electricity, gift cards, Read More →

Peach Payments and Callpay Announce EFT System Partnership

Peach Payments, a leading and one of Africa’s fastest growing payment service providers and Callpay, Read More →

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