Colombia Real-Time Payment Platform Replicates Latin America Success in Africa

Established Colombian fintech firm Minka has announced that it plans to repeat the success of its Latin America-based real-time payments system across Africa, accelerating and easing the movement of money across the continent and improving financial inclusion. Minka is a seamless payment network that enables organisations to move money in real-time. It simplifies the movement

Ecobank’s Leadership in Treasury and Cash Management across Africa recognised at the Global Finance Awards

The Awards Ceremony is scheduled to take place during the annual Sibos conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands in October 2022 Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com), the leading Pan-African Banking Group, has won five prestigious awards at the Global Finance Treasury & Cash Management Awards 2022, including Africa’s Best Bank for Cash Management and Africa’s Best Provider of Short-Term Investments/Money

Visa brings Digital Payments and Exclusive Experiences to the TotalEnergies AFCON 2021 in Cameroon

Visa, the exclusive digital payment service provider of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2021, is marking this year’s competition in Cameroon by creating new one-of-a-kind experiences for cardholders and football fans and looking to further help expand access to the financial system in Africa. Visa is a global payments technology company that connects the world

MFS Africa Now Reaches Over 320 Million Mobile Money Wallets, Covering 60% of All Mobile Wallets in Sub-Saharan Africa

Pan-African fintech provides unprecedented reach on the African continent Pan-African fintech leader MFS Africa has announced that it now reaches over 320 million mobile money wallets, enabling a range of banks, telcos, money transfer operators, and other financial institutions interoperability at scale in Africa through a single integration point. Based on the 2021 State of

Ecobank Wins Bank of the Year and Best Bank in Prestigious London Awards Ceremonies

The judging panels were impressed by Ecobank’s sound management, business model and strategic initiatives as well as its pioneering technology Ecobank (www.Ecobank.com) wins “Bank of the Year” and “Best Bank” at The Banker and EMEA Finance Awards in London. Ecobank Cameroon, Gambia and Rwanda won Bank of the Year at The Banker Awards on 28th November.

MTN Launches Mobile Money API Hackathon

In pursuit of its goal to contribute to bridging the financial divide, MTN Group has granted third parties access to its Mobile Money (MoMo) Access Programming Interface (API) platform. The open API enables developers and programmers to innovate on the platform and develop products and other solutions that will create a wider range of digital

Rocket Remit Launches Mobile Money Transfer to Cameroon, The DRC and Mozambique

mHITs (pronounced Em-HITS), the leading Australian FinTech mobile remittance pioneer, has announced its Australian mobile remittance service Rocket Remit has launched money transfer services from Australia to three new African countries: Cameroon, The DRC and Mozambique. Rocket Remit specialises in international money transfer via mobile money offering the world’s fastest and simplest method for sending

Collaboration Forms to Enable Real-Time Cross Border Money Transfers to CEMAC Region

GIMAC, the regional electronic money transfer platform of Central Africa and TerraPay, the world’s first mobile payments switch have signed a strategic partnership agreement that will strengthen the remittances ecosystem in CEMAC region. The partnership will enable instant cross border money transfer to bank accounts and mobile wallets in the CEMAC zone, comprising of Cameroon,

Going Cashless in Cameroon Made Easy with Launch of the UBA Debit Mastercard

United Bank for Africa (UBA) announced the rollout of the Debit MasterCard card in Cameroon in support of financially empowering all citizens. Focused on displacing cash, the electronic payment solution will deliver a quick, convenient and secure payment alternative for all citizens – instantly. In line with its strategic vision, UBA is introducing innovative payment

Going Cashless in Cameroon Made Easy with Launch of the UBA Debit Mastercard

United Bank for Africa (UBA) announced the rollout of the Debit MasterCard card in Cameroon in support of financially empowering all citizens. Focused on displacing cash, the electronic payment solution will deliver a quick, convenient and secure payment alternative for all citizens – instantly. In line with its strategic vision, UBA is introducing innovative payment