Menu

Western Africa

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 →

Mastercard Partners with Mobile Money Africa to Host the CashlessAfrica Conference and Expo

Leading digital payment solutions provider, Mastercard, has been unveiled as the headline sponsor of the 6th Edition of the CashlessAfrica Conference and Expo. The event is organised by Read More →

FinTech Impact for Africa: Re-Imagining Financial Services

FinTech players are increasingly becoming an important part of the fabric of Africa’s financial services industry. In addition, the leading banks on the continent are now harnessing innovative technology to Read More →

mVisa To Expand To 10 Countries

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS – Visa, announced that mVisa, its QR-based payment service, now live in India, Kenya and Rwanda, will soon be available to merchants and consumers in Egypt, Ghana, Read More →

Union Pay International Has Signed an Agreement with GIMTEL

UnionPay International (UPI) continues to expand the acceptance network by signing strategic partnership agreements with key stakeholders in the payments industry across Africa. UPI has signed an agreement with the national Read More →

TerraPay Joins Forces with MoneyTrans and Paga to Make Cross Border Remittance Easier

TerraPay, a mobile-first international payment network, announced that it has partnered with MoneyTrans, a leading Money Transfer company established in Europe and Africa as well as Paga, Read More →

Central Bank of Nigeria – The Rate of Naira Counterfeiting is Less Than One Per Cent

The attention of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has been drawn to certain spurious and grossly uninformed claims suggesting that about 20 per cent of the Naira currency notes Read More →

AfDB And The Alliance For Financial Inclusion Sign MoU To Enhance Access To Financial Services

The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance access to quality financial services on the continent in Abidjan, Read More →

Microsoft and Ecobank Agree to Drive Digital Transformation in Africa

Microsoft, the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, parent company of pan-African banking group Ecobank signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to Read More →

The Impact of Diaspora Remittances on Health, Education and Enterprise in Africa

Diaspora remittances, money transfers by migrants to their region or country of origin, are becoming increasingly important to the economies of a number of African countries. In Nigeria for example, Read More →
Email Subscription

Subscribe via email!

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

news for payment professionals