Paysend Introduces 50 New Receiving Countries to its Global Payments Network

Paysend, the UK-based fintech with over 7 million customers, today announces that 50 new receiving countries have been introduced to its global payments network since the start of 2022. These additional payments corridors mean that Paysend customers can now send money to over 170 countries worldwide. Notable additional countries supported by Paysend include: Antigua and

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 (, 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

United Bank for Africa Partners with Cellulant to Expand its Reach in 19 Markets Across Africa

Partnership between United Bank for Africa and Cellulant extends payments services for merchants and consumers across the African continent Africa’s global bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, and leading Pan-African Payments Company Cellulant ( have announced a partnership that will extend payment services for merchants and consumers across 19 key African countries in which

Banque du Trésor signs with Capital Banking Solutions the upgrade of its Core Banking System

Capital Banking Solutions announced that its client Banque du Trésor Côte d’Ivoire has signed the upgrade contract of its core banking system and digital banking platform (CapitalDigital™) and has also selected CapitalCompliance™ to strengthen its compliance requirements, prevent money laundering and tax evasion, and comply with FATCA reporting. Capital Banking Solutions announced today that its

Hyland’s Alfresco Process Automation Platform Helps aYo Boost Financial Inclusion and Change Lives in Africa

aYo, a provider of micro hospital and life insurance cover for underserved communities in Africa, has slashed claims processing time and costs thanks to claims automation built on Hyland’s Alfresco Process Automation platform. Hyland is a leading content services provider that enables thousands of organisations to deliver better experiences to their customers. aYo already has

Standard Bank Group Selects Flutterwave to Drive Digital Transformation Efforts Across Africa

Standard Bank customers in eight African countries to enjoy enhanced digital payments experience in partnership with Flutterwave  Standard Bank, Africa’s largest bank by assets, has partnered with Flutterwave, Africa’s leading payments technology company, to enhance digital payments experiences for its customers in Nigeria, Zambia, Tanzania, Uganda, Ghana, Mauritius, Cote D’Ivoire and Malawi. Flutterwave and Standard Bank

68% of Ivorian Consumers are Shopping More Online Since the Start of Pandemic, Reveals Mastercard Study

Clothing (61%), Data top-up (55%) and computer equipment (48%) top the virtual shopping list in Ivory Coast. Top learning experiences include cooking, dancing, learning a language, and mastering DIY projects. Social media has become an integral platform for connecting consumers to online businesses Secure checkout experience recognized as fundamental for online shopping A Mastercard study

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

Standard Chartered Maintains its Momentum as it Introduces More Digitally-Led Retail Banks in Africa

The Bank has launched its digital services in Tanzania and Ghana following successful roll-outs in Côte d’Ivoire and Uganda. Standard Chartered has announced it has completed a simultaneous multi-market launch of its digitally-led retail banks in Tanzania and Ghana, with Kenya’s roll out scheduled to occur shortly. This follows the launches of the Bank’s digital offering

Access, Diamond Bank Says Not Worried About Telco Led Financial Inclusion

Kenya’s Safaricom, the telecommunication company that is driving the country’s financial inclusion through mobile money is bigger than most of the country’s banks. Investigation by Businessday revealed that some Nigerian banks worry that Africa’s largest economy may take after Kenya if Telcos are given the same opportunity but Access and Diamond bank, due to be