Ingenico Announces Strategic Partnership with Klarna to Enable its Alternative Payment Solutions at Retailers Using PPaaS

Ingenico, a global leader in payments acceptance solutions, and Klarna, the global leader in the generational shift away from credit cards, today announced a global strategic partnership that will facilitate the roll out of Klarna’s flexible payment options at the point of sale using PPaaS, Ingenico’s innovative, cloud Payments Platform as a Service. In-store shopping

Mojaloop Foundation’s Walk the Loop Event in Tanzania Shows Path to Financial Inclusion – Desire Kachenje

In Swahili, “Mojaloop” means “one loop.” The Mojaloop Foundation strives to create one financial services loop for everyone. The Mojaloop Foundation’s open source software, Mojaloop, was designed to provide a reference model for inclusive instant payment interoperability to overcome barriers that have slowed the spread of digital financial services. Using Mojaloop, central banks, hub operators,

Payments Platform with Integrated Loyalty Systems

More and more merchants are building loyalty rewards into their business strategies and upgrading to new, integrated loyalty systems. The global loyalty program market is projected to reach more than $142 billion in 2022 and more than $225 billion by 2026. Merchants are willing to make those investments because they’re sold on these benefits of a loyalty

New POS Software Adoption Accelerates as Retailers Embrace Omnichannel

Retailers across all sectors are seeking applications to improve customer service, expand in-store touchpoints and future-proof operations Deployments increase across all sectors There were 8.7 million POS software installations globally at major retail and hospitality operators as of June 2022, according to Global POS Software 2022, the latest study by strategic research and consulting firm

African Start-Ups at the Forefront of Digital Innovations Transforming Africa’s Economy

PayBox is a fast growing African fintech start-up cross-border mobile growth engine enabling easy access to offline and online digital payment and business solutions.  African tech innovators at the recent Africa Money & Defi Summit in Accra, Ghana proved that they are at the forefront of change on the continent, from fintech to agritech. “Africa

Mastercard and PayFast Continue to Support Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) Through Priceless Possibilities

Mastercard’s partnership with payment gateway, PayFast, increases Priceless possibilities by supporting SMEs within the PayFast ecosystem Consumers who pay using their Mastercard card, Masterpass or any other Masterpass-enabled banking app at any PayFast online checkout point stand a chance to win R10000  For the second consecutive year, Mastercard and PayFast have partnered to support SMEs,

PayU Shares Black Friday and Cyber Monday Insights

Big ticket items and new payment methods deliver surprising data Black Friday and Cyber Monday came and went with a positive bang and a bag full of surprises, despite the concerns of pressure exerted by inflation and loadshedding. Chairperson of the ECommerce Forum of South Africa (EFSA) and PayU CEO, Karen Nadasen, shared, “Following trends from

DPO Launches New DPO Pay Mobile Payments App

A new mobile payments application will allow businesses to securely transact in multiple currencies across Africa. Leading African digital payments company DPO Group launched DPO Pay Mobile, a new version of their payments app. With several new features, DPO listened to merchant feedback to redesign and redevelop the payment app. DPO Pay Mobile app, previously called DumaPay, now offers

adumo Provides Payment and Financial Solutions to Aid Growth in Customers’ Businesses

With  the Black Friday sales and the Christmas shopping season upon us, retailers should meet the increasing demand of their customers and offer cashless and alternative methods of payment in order to remain relevant and grow their businesses. CEO, Paul Kent explains, “Gone are the days where consumer payments are limited to cash, debit and

Real-Time Data Tracks Considerable Growth in Black Friday and Cyber Monday Spend

Hot on the heels of yet another interest rate increase adding more yet squeeze on businesses and consumers alike, South Africans showed they still have an appetite for retail spend, with data from leading omnichannel payment solutions provider Ecentric Payment System’s 2022 Black Friday Payment Gateway Dashboard showing whopping increases in both transactions volume and