Is Voice Biometrics in Banking Secure Enough? – iiDENTIFii

Apart from going into a branch, calling a bank feels more human for digital-shy consumers. For many, it is the first port of call for making account changes or moving large sums of money. But how safe is voice banking really, and what are the chances of someone using generative AI to fake a consumer’s

Putting You in Control: The Power of Consent – Comcorp

In today’s ever-evolving digital landscape, the concept of consumer consent has taken centre stage for companies. Gone are the days when consent was assumed; today, the control is firmly in the hands of the consumer. For those companies who handle consumer data, consent has to be a priority. While consumers want the services they can

MetaMask and Xion Global: Crafting the Future of 1-Click WEB3 Payments in South Africa

In today’s digital landscape, two prominent players are set to reshape the decentralised payments scene in South Africa: MetaMask and Xion Global. Their collaboration is not just a fusion of strengths; it’s a vision, a roadmap to the future of payments in South Africa. Web3 Payments in South Africa MetaMask (MM), globally recognised as the

RealPay – 20 Years at the Helm of Africa’s Digital Payments

Africa’s reputation as a continent of growth, progress and innovation is nowhere more evident than in the world of FinTech. In the next four years, the continent’s digital payments market is projected to grow by 16.1%, solidifying its reliance on payments solutions that will continue to advance the economy. RealPay has been at the core

BNPL, Cards and Wallets: The Technology that Connects the Dots – OpenWay

Download the report here. BNPL (Buy Now, Pay Later) wallets are no longer positioned as an invincible challenge to international card schemes. Even the most successful BNPL app providers have opted to collaborate with supposed rivals. Afterpay, for instance, has introduced the Afterpay Plus card, a contactless Mastercard product, and Klarna extended its popular “Pay

Visa and Swift Team Up To Enhance Transparency, Speed and Security in Global B2B Money Movement

Visa and Swift today announced a collaboration to streamline international business-to-business (B2B) payments by strengthening connectivity between their networks that move trillions in value globally. Working together, the organizations aim to provide financial institutions and their customers with more choice when sending money across borders, while improving the end-to-end speed and transparency of their transactions.

Equity Group Holdings and John Deere Sign Agreement to Increase Access to Quality Farm Equipment In Kenya for Small Scale Farmers

During the second edition of US Ambassador to Kenya, Meg Whitman’s investment roadshow series to the United States, Equity Group Holdings and farm equipment maker John Deere signed a comprehensive agreement to offer tractors into the Kenyan market through well-defined and affordable finance programs for both large scale and small-scale farmers. The agreement underpins Equity

The 9th Edition Connected Banking Summit – West Africa will be held on the 15th and 16th of November in Accra, Ghana

Innovations Powering Digital Inclusion and Sustainable Transformation The Connected Banking Series focuses on building future-oriented banking models by accelerating the pace of digital transformation and delivering a delightful customer experience in line with policy and regulations while ensuring the highest standards of privacy and security. The Summit, collocated with the Connected Banking summit Innovation and

Navigating Quantum Uncertainty in the Payments Industry – Stanchion Payments

The need for organisations to protect themselves against quantum threats to cybersecurity is becoming increasingly important as quantum-computing technology advances. Quantum computers have the potential to break many of the encryption techniques currently used to secure data, and this poses a significant risk to organisations in the payments industry. Understanding Quantum Threats in the Payments

Digital Wallets as an Enabler for Financial Services in Africa

By Juan Seco, Chief Growth Officer and East Africa MD of Mukuru The recent GSMA 2023 State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money highlights how mobile money has become a mainstream financial tool in many African countries. Since 2022, more than 184 million people across the continent have embraced mobile money. The Sub-Saharan Africa