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Von Zeuner Resigns from Absa Boards

Absa Bank Limited and Absa Financial Services Limited, subsidiaries of Barclays Africa Group Limited, announced that Louis von Zeuner has resigned from the boards of Absa Bank and Absa Financial Read More →

Which Way to Pay South Africa Launches Online Comparison Site for Money Transfers

Traveling abroad and sending money home by foreigners are just a few of the reasons people check currency exchange rates and money transfer services, only partially accounting for the rise Read More →

Profile Pics for Banking App First for SA

A little more than six months after the launch of its popular banking application for smartphones and tablet devices, financial services group Absa has added a first-to-market feature on its Read More →

Mobicred Offers South Africa’s First Online Only Credit Facility

There’s not much of a limit on what you can buy online these days. Thing is, in South Africa at least, almost all of those ways involve having a bank Read More →

NCR introduces APTRA Interactive Teller in South Africa

At the ATMIA "Emerging New Africa" show, NCR Corporation in collaboration with Bytes Managed Solutions, launched NCR APTRA Interactive Teller, a new ATM-based technology that makes everyday banking transactions easier Read More →

PayFast to Expand in Africa

South African payment platform PayFast is exploring its options for launching in other African countries. HumanIPO reported earlier this month on Jonathan Smit, managing director at PayFast, speaking on credit card Read More →

South Africa, Kenya Ranked Top Users of Cashless Payments in Africa

South Africa and Kenya are leading the continent in embracing and adopting cashless payments, according to the results of a new global survey. Dubbed The Cashless Journey, the report shows that Read More →

iVeri Announces PCI-DSS Compliance Renewal

iVeri Payment Technologies has announced their successful completion and renewal for the fourth year in a row of PCI-DSS compliance certification. The iVeri services covered by this certification are: * Payment Processing-POS * Read More →

PayU now Enables Customers to Purchase Airtime and Electricity Online

In their bid to making online payments in South Africa easier and more convenient, PayU, SA’s largest online and mobile service provider has just incorporated online airtime and electricity purchasing Read More →

Capitec Posts 39% Growth In Tough Conditions

Capitec Bank reported an increase in headline earnings of R271m to R971m, for the six months to end August 2013, up 39% compared to the same period a year ago. Read More →
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