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African Fintech Unconference 2018: Driving Industry Collaboration & Progress

Late last month, innovators and industry leaders gathered at the Spier Wine Farm in Stellenbosch for the second annual African Fintech Unconference (AFU18). The groundbreaking industry event was co-convened by Read More →

Mobile App Launched by Fiskl Targets Africa’s SME Sector

UK-based fintech company, Fiskl, has announced a partnership with South African based fintech player, Ocean on 76. Looking to significantly strengthen its presence across Africa, Fiskl is launching a mobile Read More →

FNB Honoured as Best Business Bank in SA – 6 Times in a Row

FNB Business has once again been voted “SA’s Best Business Bank” in the 20th Annual Sunday Times Top Brands survey. This makes it the sixth year in a row that Read More →

Paycorp Continues to Offer Customers Secure Payment Solutions

For the eighth consecutive year, Paycorp has met the rigorous security requirements for PCI-Data Security Standard compliance; the industry-mandated security standard that applies to all businesses that store, process or Read More →

Absa Enables Account Opening Via Mobile App

Absa has introduced a quick, simple and convenient end-to-end account opening for new customers, through the Absa Banking App which can be downloaded from the Android and Apple stores. This Read More →

FNB Clients Embracing In-App Messaging for Banking

FNB has recorded a 56% increase in the number of FNB Premier clients who used ‘Secure Chat’ between July 2017 and July 2018. ‘Secure Chat’ is FNB’s instant messaging service Read More →

Karri App for School Payments Expands Offering to Any Organisation

The Karri app, launched in April last year, has grown to just under 300 South African schools driven by parent and teacher demand for a solution to school payments. Due Read More →

Mastercard and EasyPay Partner on Bill Payments

South Africans can now buy prepaid utility services or pay their accounts from approximately 600 bill issuers with the new EasyPay Mobile app using Masterpass, the global digital payment service Read More →

Mastercard and Nedbank Create Digital Payment Ecosystem for Businesses

Nedbank has partnered with Mastercard to launch Qkr! with Masterpass, a mobile order-ahead and payment platform developed by Mastercard Labs, and Nedbank POSplus™ as part of their efforts to open Read More →

FNB Receives 50 million US-dollars to Accelerate SME Development

First National Bank (FNB) has received 50 million US-dollars from the DEG - Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft to deploy towards small and medium enterprise (SME) development in South Africa. DEG is Read More →

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