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SWIFT’s 2019 African Regional Conference in Ghana with President Nana Akufo-Addo Delivering Keynote

SWIFT will hold the 26th edition of the African Regional Conference (ARC) on 18-20 June 2019 in Accra, Ghana. The President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo, Read More →

GCB Bank Records GH¢323 Million Profit

GCB Bank Limited posted a significantly improved bottom line with net profit of GH¢323.13 million for the year ended 2018. This translates into growth of GH¢110.42 million over the GH¢212.72 million Read More →

FNB is the First Bank in South Africa to Allow Customers to Shop on App

First National Bank (FNB) has launched a new functionality on its banking app that enables customers to shop directly from the app. The eBucks Shop, which was previously only accessible Read More →

Standard Bank Appoints Chief Technology Officer as Bank Focuses on Digitisation Strategy

Standard Bank Group has appointed Mr. Tau Mashigo as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO), effective 1 April, reporting to the Chief Information Officer (CIO). Mashigo will drive and support Standard Read More →

Capitec Continues Growth due to Strong Fundamentals

The country’s leading retail bank has once again ensured a solid set of financial year end results, driven by its simplified and transparent banking solution delivered through innovative technologies. The bank’s Read More →

Shoprite Nigeria Lauded for Promoting Cashless Transactions

In a first for the retailer, Shoprite Nigeria was among the winners at this year’s Electronic Payment Incentive Scheme (EPIS) Efficiency Awards. The retailer won in the category Merchants (Point of Read More →

99 000 SASSA Grant Beneficiaries Still to Collect New Cards

SASSA completed the switch over to its new gold card in December 2018 and managed to swap over 7 million old cards for its new card. The rest have filled Read More →

Prudential Authority Imposes Administrative Sanctions on Bidvest Bank Limited

The Prudential Authority (PA) has imposed administrative sanctions on Bidvest Bank Limited (Bidvest Bank) for non-compliance with the provisions of the Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001, as amended Read More →

Investec and BankservAfrica Reveal Prototype of Blockchain-Based Identity System

At the recent Blockchain Africa conference in Johannesburg, Investec, in collaboration with BankservAfrica and uPort, demonstrated a digital identity system anchored in the Ethereum blockchain. The initiative was born in Read More →

South Africa’s TymeBank Chooses Finn AI for Conversational AI

Finn AI, the world’s leading AI-powered conversational banking technology provider, announces that TymeBank in South Africa has launched Max, a financial fitness coach within their TymeCoach offering. TymeBank partnered with Finn Read More →

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