South Africa

Standard Bank: Outbreak of COVID-19 Escalates

As Standard Bank, we are taking this pandemic extremely seriously, and have been working closely with the relevant authorities to reduce infection risk to our employees, customers and communities. Standard Bank's Read More →

Jini Guru Partners with Azilen Technologies to Build Advanced Payment and Banking Solutions

Local cloud platform builder, Jini Guru, has partnered with Azilen Technologies, a product engineering company, to build innovative fintech solutions for emerging markets. Mike Smits, co-founder, Jini Guru, says that Read More →

FNB Delivers Solid Interim Results in a Tough Market

Against the backdrop of an increasingly tough economic climate, FNB has once again delivered solid interim results for the six months to 31 December 2019. FNB key insights:

Business Continues for Standard Bank During Lockdown Period

As South Africa enters its official lockdown period, Standard Bank has activated its business continuity measures to ensure that we continue to offer the same level of service as expected Read More →

SBV Joins Forces to Launch Industry Association

Cash service companies, including SBV, have a key role to play in driving collaboration between all industry stakeholders, as well as the public, to fight CIT crime and reduce the Read More →

Standard Bank Reports Resilient Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2019

Sim Tshabalala, Standard Bank Group CEO says: “Standard Bank Group’s results for the 2019 financial year (FY19) are underpinned by the growth and resilience of its core operations. The constrained Read More →

Standard Bank Issues Inaugural Green Bond

Standard Bank of South Africa Limited (“SBSA”) has issued its first ever green bond, via private placement with IFC, a development finance institution focused on the private sector, part of Read More →

AYO, Volt.Africa and Collaborate to Create Digital Marketplace to Boost SA’s Economy

An innovative partnership between three of South Africa’s digital forces that will create an online marketplace to help small to medium enterprises (SMMEs) access the rapidly growing digital retail sector Read More →

FNB Customers Using Cellphone Banking Can Now Also Track Spend, View Available Funds and Credit Status

FNB customers who use cellphone banking are now also able to track their spending activities, view available funds as well as  their FNB credit status. This is an expansion of FNB’s Read More →

SWIFT to Host Open API Hackathon to Foster Innovation in Cross-Border Payments in Africa

  • Hackathon open to all developers and engineers working in financial sector in Africa
  • Hackathon to identify new solutions to for cross-border payments into and across  Africa
SWIFT will hold an Read More →

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