Allied Wallet Africa Will Service X-Cart Users to Extend E-Commerce Reach

Allied Wallet Africa, a global FinTech company offering various payment solutions in 196 countries, recently announced that they will be able to service X-Cart users to further aide global entrepreneurs. This Read More →

EMVCo to Support Expanding Issuer Identification Number as Defined by ISO and IEC

New format may impact environments beyond payments that use card details to identify and reward customers EMVCo is working to evolve the EMV® Integrated Circuit Card Specifications for Payment Systems to Read More →

Discover and Verve Mark Launch of Verve Global Card With First Transaction Event

Verve, a leading payments technology company and Interswitch’s card scheme in Africa, and Discover Global Network, the payments brand of Discover, held an event to launch the Verve Global Card. Read More →

Virtually Irreplaceable – Cash Is a Public Good

Cash Matters, a movement by the International Currency Association (ICA), issued a study today that makes the case for cash as a public good, “Virtually Irreplaceable: Cash as Public Read More →

Mastercard and BENEFIT Partner to Launch First Blockchain Payment Program in the Middle East

  • Mastercard and Bahrain’s leading electronic financial transactions network, BENEFIT, will enable banks to send and receive cross-border business-to-business payments on a secure, private and direct network
  • Blockchain technology will Read More →

Standard Bank Reports Solid Results for the Period Ended 30 June 2019

  • Headline earnings: R13 361 million, up 6%
  • Headline earnings per share (HEPS): 837 cents, up 5%
  • Dividend per share: 454 cents, up 6%
  • Common equity tier (CET) 1 ratio: Read More →

ACI Worldwide Readies European Payments Businesses for Strong Customer Authentication

New European PSD2 requirements significantly impact how European consumers and businesses buy and sell online—ACI’s UP solutions with real-time, multi-layered capabilities help businesses to lower fraud rates while providing a Read More →

The Rise of Sub-Saharan Africa as a Fintech Hub

Sub-Saharan Africa is one of the fastest-growing investment zones for financial technology companies according to new research says Forbes. The GSM Association says in its Mobile Economy, Sub-Saharan Africa 2019 Read More →

Wirecard Expands Cooperation with for Global Digital Payments

Recently, lm group processed a Gross Transaction Value (GTV) of EUR 2.3 billion globally

Wirecard announces collaboration with, part of lm group, as an international payment acceptance provider. Wirecard, Read More →

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated Announces the Appointment of Ayo Adepoju as Group CFO

Ayo Adepoju was appointed as the Acting Group Chief Financial Officer in April 2019

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, ETI, the Lomé-based parent company of the Ecobank Group, announces that Ayo Read More →

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