Fintech First to Offer International Trade Finance to SA’s SMEs

SA’s SMEs have not been able to easily access international trade finance. A local fintech spotted the gap and figured out how to offer international trade finance effectively to this Read More →

Standard Bank | 5 Advantages of an International Debit Card

Written by Head: SA Distribution for International Personal Banking at Standard Bank Spending in another currency can get expensive and complicated. Not all South African cards are accepted abroad, and those that Read More →

Platform Technology a Big Boost for the Democratisation of Payments

The concept of platforms is nothing new. Our railways, phone networks and even our shipping industry are all examples of networks which operate under agreed universal standards and can be Read More →

The Mauritius Commercial Bank Limited Signs a USD 20M Term Loan Facility with Bank of Kigali Plc to Support its Strategic Growth Objectives

The loan proceeds will be used mostly to fund their general corporate projects A USD 20M loan has been successfully signed between The Mauritius Commercial Bank Limited (MCB) ( and Bank Read More →

SWIFT Launches SWIFT Go, a Fast, Cost-effective Service for Low-value Cross-border Payments

  • New service enables businesses and consumers to send payments in seconds with full transparency and strong security
  • SWIFT Go is a key building block in the co-operative’s strategy to Read More →

Ecobank Group and Microsoft upskill Africa’s Small and Medium Enterprises to Succeed in a Digital Economy

The leading pan-African banking group, Ecobank Group, in partnership with Microsoft, LinkedIn, GitHub and Ecobank Academy is set to provide training to equip Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) across sub-Saharan Read More →

Barclaycard Payments Signs up to Mastercard Track Business Payment Service to Modernise Business Payments

The new service, to be offered through Barclaycard Payments, will enable the payments business to support its corporate customers even more effectively Barclaycard Payments today announces it has agreed Read More →

Meet Visa: Reintroducing the Iconic Visa Brand to Everyone, Everywhere

Multi-year brand evolution highlights the power of Visa’s trusted global network, enabling modern money movement and expanding economic access

Inviting the world to ‘Meet Visa,‘ the global payments technology Read More →

Architecting Card Systems for a Digital-First World

Written by N Sathish, Dy Chief Product Officer @ FSS Cards are the most frequent interactions that financial institutions have with their account holders. Each transaction presents an opportunity to create Read More →

ATMIA Publishes 2nd Edition of its Next Gen Business Case Matrix

The ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) has published the 2nd edition of its Next Gen Business Case Matrix, increasing the number of opportunities presented by the Next Gen ATM ecosystem for either Read More →

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