A New Framework for the Conduct of Monetary Policy by the Bank of Mauritius

The Bank is introducing its new Monetary Policy Framework (MPF) effective 16 January 2023. The new framework is expected to address the deficiencies of the existing one and help to further strengthen monetary policy operations and the monetary policy transmission mechanism. The existing framework lacked a clearly defined nominal anchor and needed to be aligned

ATM Outsourcing Remains a Critical Cost-Cutting Solution for Deployers

Over half of ATMs across the globe now have their cash replenishment outsourced, as deployers look to third parties to increase the reliability of their machines and maintain profitability North America sees high levels of cash replenishment outsourcing RBR’s Global ATM Market and Forecasts to 2027 study reveals that half of the world’s ATMs had

Stanbic IBTC Capital Named Best Investment Bank in Nigeria at the EMEA Finance African Banking Awards 2022.

Stanbic IBTC Capital, the investment banking subsidiary of Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, won four awards at the recently concluded EMEA Finance African Banking Awards 2022. For the 8th consecutive year, Stanbic IBTC Capital was named Best Investment Bank in Nigeria. Stanbic IBTC Capital also won awards for Best Debt House, Best Loan House and Best

Adeduntan: Banks, Customers Must Approach 2023 with Partnership Mindset

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of First Bank Nigeria Limited, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan, in this interview with THISDAY reviewed the performance of the global economy in 2022 and advised businesses and their bankers to approach 2023 with a partnership mindset to ensure that a win-win outcome is achieved despite the anticipated macroeconomic challenges. Excerpts: What

Growth in Cashless Transactions Spurs New and Innovative Payment Solutions

Last year, exciting developments in South Africa’s payments sector were good reason to be cautiously optimistic about 2023 with new products and services setting the pace of the journey to a digital cashless future, says Andrew Springate, CEO of fintech payment solution provider PAYM8. “The South African economy is under tremendous pressure with rising interest

Network International Appoints Sandeep Chouhan, a Global Leader in Banking and Payments, as its Group Chief Business Transformation and Technology Officer

Sandeep most recently served as Group Chief Operating Officer of Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB)  Network International (Network) (www.Network.ae), the leading enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, has announced the appointment of Sandeep Chouhan as Group Chief Business Transformation and Technology Officer. Bringing global experience in spearheading Business and

Cellulant Named Number One Payment Brand in Kenya

Star brands are those that have achieved milestones, have a history of success, and, most importantly, have established themselves as trendsetters for newcomers to the industry  Pan-African payments technology company, Cellulant (www.Cellulant.io/), was named as the ‘Top Payments Gateway Brand in Kenya” at the Top Star Brand Awards 2022. This award recognises Cellulant as a

Cellulant Zambia Extends Services to over 2 Million Zanaco Bank Customers with Pay TV Offering

This announcement was made at the Zanaco Innovation Lab where Cellulant was present as a partner offering digital services to the bank  Cellulant Zambia (Cellulant.io) today announced the additional provision of services to Zambia’s largest and most profitable indigenous bank, Zanaco. The bank’s customers can now enjoy paying for TV services such as Topstar, Zuku

Absa Appoints Group Executives in People Function; Information & Technology; and, Brand, Marketing & Corporate Affairs Roles

Absa Group Ltd. today announced the appointment of three Group executives, with effect 1 January 2023, signalling further progress in its ambition to create a winning, talented and diverse team. “The appointments build on the positive momentum that was achieved through Executive Committee changes and operating model refinement earlier this year,” said Absa Group Chief

Digital Payments: A Crucial Step in the Financial Inclusion Endgame

By: Andy Jury, Group CEO of Mukuru In years gone by, pages such as these have been awash with articles and opinions about fintechs and their potential to drive financial inclusion and improve the lives of millions of unbanked and underserved communities. While these opinions have been crucial in raising awareness, the discussion should now