Blog

Cellulant Recognised as a Leading Payment Platform Solutions Provider in Nigeria for its Tingg Platform

The award was presented to Cellulant Nigeria by Communication Week Media Limited, the publisher of Nigeria Communications Week Cellulant (www.Cellulant.io , Africa’s leading payments company, was recognised as the Payment Platform Solutions Provider of the Year in Nigeria at the 13th Beacon of ICT Awards 2022. This award is a recognition of Cellulant’s work in

Ecommerce, Payments and Realising the Potential of the African Continental Free Trade Area

What are the realities facing Africa’s boldest growth opportunity? After six years of planning, strategy and coordination, and now just 16 months since its inception, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has the weight of the continent resting on its shoulders. AfCFTA will cover a market of 1.3 billion people and a gross domestic

World’s Fastest-Growing Payment Method favoured as Cost of Living Soars in SA

South Africans are struggling on the back of fuel price increases along with rising food and utility costs. Increasingly, credit cards are being used to pay for expenses, which is a dangerous trend in a country that is already highly indebted. According to SA’s largest buy now pay later (BNPL) provider, Payflex, this payment method

Equity is Keny’s Overall Best Bank

Equity Bank has been feted as the Best Bank in Kenya in the 2022 Think Business Banking Awards for the 11th consecutive year The Bank was recognised for its innovations and for contributing to the prudence and stability of the banking sector by accelerating digital transformation Equity won 22 awards; Winner in 15 categories, 1st

Launch of GhanaPay – Governer’s Speech

Today’s launch of GhanaPay mobile wallet for banks, savings and loan companies and rural and community banks, marks yet another milestone in digitisation of the financial system. Bank in Ghana are re-inventing themselves and have continued to respond positively to the competitive nature of the payment systems, characterised by increased consumer preferences for convenience and

Mastercard Welcomes NymCard as Principal Mastercard Issuer to Boost UAE Fintech Landscape

Mastercard has certified NymCard, a plug-and-play banking-as-a-service (BaaS) provider, as a Principal Mastercard Issuer in the UAE. The milestone announcement marks the first time a fintech in the UAE is licensed to issue cards by Mastercard. The license from Mastercard enables NymCard to become the UAE’s one-stop provider for fintechs and digital partners, removing the

TCIB launches Collaborator Forum

As part of BankservAfrica’s efforts to get closer to the market for TCIB (Transactions Cleared on an Immediate Basis), a Collaborator Forum was launched on 9 May. This virtual meeting point enables key role-players and stakeholders to join forces with the TCIB team to ensure the success of cross-border payments in the SADC (Southern African

“SMEs Are the Game Changers for Ghana’s Economy’’ – GCB Bank MD

The Development Bank Ghana (DBG) was officially launched by President Nana Akufo-Addo on Tuesday 14th June, 2022. The DBG, which received its license from the Bank of Ghana in November last year, will help provide long-term, competitively priced loans to small and medium-sized enterprises in industry sectors that have the potential to transform the economy

Mastercard and EziPay Join to Provide Fintechs More Digital Commerce Solutions for Millions in Middle East and Africa

Partnership will enable millions of potential EziPay customers to transact on global online platforms with a Mastercard virtual payment solution linked to the EziPay wallet Collaboration underpins a new wave of financial inclusion through mobile devices, unlocking opportunities for millions of people across MENA Mastercard has strengthened its collaboration with major fintech operators by partnering

Accepting Digital Currency is Increasingly Key to Growing Customer Confidence and Engagement According to Deloitte Merchant Survey

The Merchants Getting Ready for Crypto: Merchant Adoption of Digital Currency Payments Survey reflects current projections, priorities and challenges around cryptocurrency payments, according to top U.S. merchants. As consumers progressively purchase a wider spectrum of goods and services via digital currencies, U.S. merchants are reflecting a greater optimism, prioritization and implementation of alternate payments to