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FNB Partners with FinTech Distribution Platform to Help Reach the Informal Economy

First National Bank (FNB), a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, has announced its partnership with Selpal, a South African FinTech company that operates specifically in the township and informal economy, Read More →

New EIB Study on Banking in Africa: Delivering on Financial Inclusion, Supporting Financial Stability

The European Investment Bank has released its new study: ‘Banking in Africa: Delivering on Financial Inclusion, Supporting Financial Stability’. In its fourth edition, this economic report analyses recent development in Read More →

Access Bank and Microsoft Partner to Improve Banking Security in Africa

Access Bank, Nigeria’s leading commercial bank, has partnered with global technology giant, Microsoft to improve security and banking experience for customers in Nigeria and Africa, as both companies accentuated their Read More →

Nigeria Selects Papersoft and Integrated Biometrics as Tech Partners for National Financial Inclusion Program

Papersoft and Integrated Biometrics, in partnership with the Nigerian Interbank Settlement System (NIBSS), are now part of the Financial Inclusion Strategy in Nigeria. This program aims to enroll 70 million Read More →

NASCU and Mastercard Announce Landmark Agreement to Drive Financial Inclusion in Zambia

The National Association of Savings and Credit Unions (NASCU), the apex organisation for all financial cooperatives in Zambia, and global payments technology company Mastercard have announced a landmark agreement to Read More →

Discovery Introduces The World’s First Behavioural Bank

Financial services company, Discovery, has announced details of its new banking offering. Described as the world’s first behavioural bank, the fully digital bank leverages Discovery’s Shared-Value model, and can be Read More →

Stanchion Partners with Retailers to Make Payments Seamless

Easy and seamless payments are one of the key concerns for large retailers. As new technologies emerge, and the payments ecosystem evolves, retailers must stay ahead of customer expectations around Read More →

Western Union Powers Safaricom’s M-PESA Mobile Wallet to Send Money Globally

Safaricom, Kenya’s leading mobile network operator and provider of M-PESA, a leading mobile wallet, and the Western Union Company, a leader in cross-border and cross-currency money movement, have joined forces Read More →

Commercial Bank of Ethiopia Drives Future Growth with ACI Worldwide

ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, has announced that Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE), the country’s largest commercial bank, is utilizing ACI’s UP Read More →

First Bank of Nigeria and Clickatell Drive Financial Inclusion in Nigeria using WhatsApp

First Bank of Nigeria, in partnership with Clickatell’s Transact division, has commercially launched their Chat Banking channel on WhatsApp. This capability enables FirstBank’s customers to manage their banking needs within Read More →

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