South Africa

Net1 Appoints Lincoln Mali as Southern African CEO

Net 1 UEPS Technologies, Inc. has announced that it has appointed Lincoln Mali as Chief Executive Officer of Net1 Southern Africa, a new position for the company. A highly accomplished financial Read More →

PayFast Launches New Funding Service in Partnership with Retail Capital

Online payment gateway, PayFast has launched a new merchant-financing service in partnership with local fintech lender, Retail Capital, called Easy Advance. The service is designed to help merchants leverage short-term Read More →

Zapper Eliminates Need for QR Code on PIN Entry Device for Leading Retailer

Simple and effective solution solving complex and expensive problem QR codes have been a huge hit with smaller traders, especially in the hospitality industry, weekend markets and owner-run businesses. Zapper’s continued Read More →

SWIFT Community Update – Focus on South Africa: Technology Evolution: Delivering the New SWIFT Platform

Sending payments across borders requires high levels of collaboration, communication, and trust. And that experience should be as straightforward, simple, and secure as possible. By transforming the SWIFT platform to Read More →

FNB’s eBucks Rewards Programme is Revolutionising Financial Services

The longest running behavioural rewards programme in SA’s banking sector

FNB’s eBucks Rewards programme is South Africa's leading multi-partner rewards programme that has spent the past 20 years driving Read More →

The Ocean on 76 Group Makes Inroads Into Digital Banking

Ukheshe, a digital fintech platform provider, has announced the appointment of Prins Mhlanga, CEO of Ocean on 76 Group, as a non-executive director. Since launching two years ago, Ukheshe has Read More →

New Fintech Brand Launches SA’s First Open Banking Offering

In a positive move for the South African fintech landscape, Spot Money has launched the country’s first Open Banking offering. The move follows the 2020 acquisition of the Virgin Money Read More →

The SASSA Cards Will Still Be Valid Beyond 31 March 2021

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is refuting social media misinformation and claims about the expiry of the SASSA-SAPO Card on 31 March 2021. These claims are not true. The Read More →

Mastercard Pledges Net Zero Emissions; Innovates for Collective Climate Action

Mastercard is furthering its commitment to create a more sustainable and inclusive digital economy, with a pledge to reach net zero emissions by 2050.  Understanding that economic growth cannot come Read More →

PayFast | Four Digital Payment Trends to Tap Into in 2021

2021 will continue to see the digitisation of payments across various industries including retail, professional services and ecommerce. Online payment gateway, PayFast saw unprecedented growth in industries which previously had Read More →

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