Southern Africa

FNB Banking App Wins Global Technology Award

FNB was recognised for having the ‘Best Mobile System/Service Initiative’ for its innovative FNB Banking App during the Annual Banking Technology Awards 2016 held in London last week. The FNB Banking Read More →

PayU And PayPal To Make Online Transactions Safer And Simple

Online shopping is now easier and safer thanks to a decision by leading South African payment gateway, PayU, to accept payments from customers making use of PayPal. PayPal is the safer, Read More →

Paycorp Announces Another South African First – Global Airtime Transfer for Family and Friends Living Abroad

If you’re thinking about giving the gift of airtime connectivity this festive season, you’re in luck. Kazang is now offering its customers the option to buy airtime on behalf of Read More →

Digital Exclusion May Lead to Wider Inequality in South Africa

South Africans must become digitally enabled or they will be left behind economically, thus exacerbating inequality in the country. This is the view of Dr. Miriam Altman, Commissioner of the Read More →

Societe Generale Partners With American Express In Africa

Societe Generale, announces that it has signed a merchant acquiring partnership with American Express  in eight countries in Sub-Saharan Africa where the Bank operates. These countries include Benin, Burkina Faso, Read More →

Entersekt Looks to Expand its Services in Europe

Entersekt, a global Fintech company in the field of high-security authentication, wants to significantly expand its presence in the DACH region. Since 2008, the company has successfully commercialized its transactional authentication Read More →

Nomanini Rolls Out Loans System for Merchants in Ghana

South Africa-based enterprise payments platform provider Nomanini has launched a loans system for merchants on its platform, aimed at offering credit to informal retailers previously excluded from financial services.  Founded in Read More →

Masterpass Accepted at 30,000 SnapScan Merchants Nationwide

South Africans can now use Masterpass, a global digital payment service by Mastercard, to pay for goods and services at over 30,000 SnapScan merchants in South Africa using their smartphones. Read More →

MFS Africa Connects 120 Million Mobile Wallets In Sub-Saharan Africa

MFS Africa, the leading Pan-African fintech company, announced that its MFS Hub is now connected to 120 million mobile wallets in Sub-Saharan Africa. Through partnerships with mobile network operators including Read More →

PayU Guide: How Small Businesses and Startups Can Easily Enable Online Shopping

Expanding your business to the online space can seem like a daunting task for a small business or entrepreneur. When figuring out how to create an online store, numerous Read More →

Email Subscription

Subscribe via email!

Receive Regular news of the latest in payments straight to your inbox.

news for payment professionals