Absa And Puresoftware Partner To Launch Digital Wallet, Spark By Absa

Absa Group Limited (AGL), in partnership with PureSoftware, have launched a digital wallet, Spark by Absa in Botswana. In addition, AGL have successfully migrated their Timiza mobile banking offering in Kenya to the Arttha platform powered by PureSoftware. Spark by Absa is an innovative bank account that lives outside the traditional bank branch and is

Carrick Wealth Announces Bold Africa Expansion

Carrick Wealth is excited to announce the addition of two African jurisdictions to its international footprint. Pending final approval of licences, Carrick will be opening offices in Kenya and Zambia next year as well has reengaging our license in Botswana. Added to Carrick’s already-established presence in South Africa, Mauritius, Malawi, and Zimbabwe, the new offices

CR2 Continues to Drive Innovation as Cardless ATM Access Goes Live in Eight Countries

It’s a major concern for banking customers worldwide in this time of a global pandemic – how can they access their daily banking needs without touching surfaces such as ATMs?   CR2 (www.CR2.com) enables you to respond to these concerns and allow your banking customers to withdraw cash without physically touching the ATM, by simply

Women Entrepreneurs Lead the way in Digital Presence, According to Mastercard SME Research in Middle East and Africa

81% of women entrepreneurs across the Middle East and Africa have a digital business presence according to Mastercard MEA SME Confidence Index Latest research by Mastercard highlights high digitalization among women-owned businesses as opportunity for broader SME recovery and digital economy growth Despite the gender gap and social challenges, entrepreneurial women across the world and

Botswana Savings Bank Goes Digital – BSB selects CR2 to Power its Digital Offering

Botswana Savings Bank (BSB) has selected global leading digital banking provider, CR2, to launch a suite of digital banking channels and payment services.  This will allow BSB to execute their digital transformation strategy and offer a suite of value added services to their customers via digital channels. The sheer importance of providing dynamic digital banking

CR2’s Remote Deployment of Critical Banking Software Keeps Digital Transformation on Track During COVID-19

COVID-19 has accelerated digital banking with a significant move by customers towards online and mobile banking.  With travel restrictions and working from home policies firmly in place, it is important that banks choose to work with software vendors who have the experience to successfully deliver their digital transformation projects in an offsite context. Since the

Absa CIB Named Best Investment Bank in Africa at the EMEA Awards

Absa Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) claimed top honours in the 12th EMEA Finance African Banking Awards for 2019 when it was awarded Best Investment Bank in Africa; it also won Best Investment Bank in Botswana, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia as well the Best Equity House in Mozambique and the Best Loan House in

Cellulant Unveils Tingg, Africa’s First Payments Super App in 8 Countries

Cellulant, Africa’s leading financial technology company has announced the launch of Tingg, an all-in-one, multi-functional consumer super app that will include a wide array of payment, commerce and financial services into a single platform that will revolutionize the way customers interact with digital payment services in the continent. Tingg is Cellulant’s solution to the fragmentation

Standard Bank Scoops Awards at SIBOS

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest bank by assets, has received a number of industry awards from Global Finance, presented on the side-lines of the annual 2019 SIBOS conference held in London. “We are pleased to have received these awards which serve as recognition of our Africa-focused strategy, and bear testament to our role in continuing

BTC Launches Mobile Money Wallet SMEGA Powered by Comviva’s Mobiquity Money Platform

Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTC), Botswana’s fastest and widely available mobile network, has revamped and introduced SMEGA, its mobile money service. SMEGA now works on Comviva’s mobiquity® Money platform, one of the world’s largest white-labeled mobile money platform. SMEGA offers consumers a quick, convenient and secure way to perform financial transactions from the comfort of