Innovating Tomorrow’s Banking in Africa – EFT Corporation

EFT Corporation’s ‘Banking on the Future’ conference takes a glimpse at Africa’s digital potential The inaugural ‘Banking on the Future’ conference, hosted by EFT Corporation, brought together industry leaders, innovators, and stakeholders to imagine, discuss, and shape the future of digital banking at Victoria Falls from 13 to 15 May. The landmark event brought together

The role of financial services in achieving financial inclusion in Rwanda and beyond – Network International and I&M Bank (Rwanda) Plc

By Dr. Reda Helal, Group Managing Director – Processing, Africa and Co-Head Group Processing, Network International and Benjamin Mutimura, CEO, I&M Bank (Rwanda) Plc. The momentum of financial inclusion programmes is progressively strengthened as financial institutions, businesses and consumers embrace cashless convenience and digital payments that are secure and seamless. Technology development broadens the scope

Fintech Giant – Moniepoint – Ranked as Africa’s Fastest Growing Fintech by the Financial Times for the Second Consecutive Year

World’s leading financial publication confirms Moniepoint’s rapid revenue growth Moniepoint Inc. (“the Company” or “Moniepoint”), announces it has been ranked by the Financial Times as Africa’s fastest-growing fintech. The world’s leading financial publication confirmed Moniepoint’s accolade in its annual “Africa’s Fastest Growing Companies” survey, released yesterday. It is the second consecutive year Moniepoint has achieved

Unleashing Economic Potential: The Soaring Growth of Cross-Border Payments in Africa – Synthesis

By Arthi Narayanan, Lead Payments Consultant at Synthesis The pivotal role of digital accessibility for goods and services has become abundantly clear over the past few years. The global economy, now more than ever, relies on the seamless flow of transactions across borders. Whether it involves individuals, businesses, or financial institutions spanning different countries, the

Over 10 Innovative CDBC Card Services Launched in Six Months on OpenWay’s WAY4 System

In just 6 months after Kazakhstan launched the digital tenge, its Central Bank Digital Currency, over 10 innovative CBDC card services have become available to the country’s population of 20 million. Altyn Bank, Eurasian Bank and Halyk Bank leveraged the Way4 digital payments software system to swiftly join this CBDC project and onboard 72% of

Rand Merchant Bank Wins Global Trade Review Best Trade Finance Bank in Southern Africa and Best Trade Finance Deal in Africa With Sovereign Trade Finance Deal

In the recent Global Trade Review (GTR) awards announcement, RMB has been awarded as the Best Trade Finance Bank in Southern Africa and for the Best Trade Finance Deal in Africa for the Sovereign Trade Finance transaction – a collaboration with the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) and the Ministry of Economy and Finance for

Berhan Bank and Mastercard Launch Innovative Prepaid Card for International Transactions

In a significant move towards enhancing digital financial inclusion, Berhan Bank, in collaboration with Mastercard, has announced the launch of a co-branded prepaid card designed to revolutionize online international transactions. This strategic collaboration aims to cater to the growing needs of international travelers and diaspora communities by providing secure and convenient means of conducting digital

Accel-KKR Welcomes Tim Sherwin to Entersekt Board of Directors

Accel-KKR, a technology-focused private equity firm, today announced the appointment of Tim Sherwin, former CEO and Co-founder of Cardinal Commerce, to portfolio company Entersekt’s board of directors. Entersekt, the financial authentication company, provides financial institutions around the world with digital banking fraud prevention and payment security solutions. As former CEO and Co-founder of Cardinal Commerce,

Access Bank Group and Mastercard Join Forces to Expand Opportunities for Cross-Border Payments for African Businesses and Consumers

A leading multinational bank, Access Bank Group, has today launched an innovative solution in collaboration with Mastercard to expand access to cross-border payments and remittances to and from the continent, bringing Africa closer to the global economy. By leveraging the network and treasury capabilities of Mastercard Move, Access Bank, through its cutting-edge Access Africa platform,

iiDENTIFii Announces Strategic Channel Partnership

South African face biometrics leader iiDENTIFii has announced that local cybersecurity provider CYBER1 Solutions, will represent their award-winning solution in South Africa. CEO of iiDENTIFii, Gur Geva, says, “We’re thrilled about the increased momentum our platform is gaining in the region through this strategic move. Collaboratively, we aim to provide a greater number of businesses