South Africa

Entersekt Drives Online Security Advances in Payments Industry

Fast-growing transaction authentication innovator Entersekt is an increasingly powerful catalyst for change in online security, both in South Africa and other parts of the world. Founded in 2008 by graduates Read More →

Absa Invests R550-million in ATM Infrastructure Upgrade

Absa has committed more than R550-million to improve and enhance its ATM network and expand convenient self-service banking facilities for Absa and non-Absa customers alike. Absa operates the largest ATM footprint Read More →

Mobile Shopping on the Rise this Christmas

About 32% of participants in a survey conducted on bidorbuy in September 2013 will do their Christmas shopping on a mobile device this year. Although the majority of online shoppers still Read More →

Standard Bank Group Awarded 2013 Bank of the Year

Standard Bank Group has been awarded the 2013 Bank of the Year award from Africa Investor magazine. The award recognises their growth and performance, how their banking structure and strategy Read More →

iVeri’s mPress Chip and PIN mPOS Solution Approved by Visa Ready

African payments provider iVeri’s EMV chip-and-PIN mobile payments solution, MPress has been approved by the Visa Ready program. The approval applies for use within Visa Inc. territories. Visa Ready, introduced in Read More →

Capitec Reaps Rewards Of Consumer-Driven Service Delivery

Humanness, social contracting, and trust - these are the three key aspects that influence customer satisfaction and retention, according to the latest trends reported by the 2013 Ask Afrika Awards. The Ask Afrika Orange Read More →

Credit Card Breach in South Africa – Summary of Bank and PASA Responses

There was a massive breach in South Africa’s banks last week resulting in tens of millions of rands in losses. The breach was caused by a malicious malware called Dexter Read More →

Pick n Pay Launches Smart Shopper Mobile App

With the launch of the Pick n Pay smart shopper mobile app, customers can now access all the benefits of South Africa’s favourite rewards programme anytime. With about 12 million smart Read More →

Von Zeuner Resigns from Absa Boards

Absa Bank Limited and Absa Financial Services Limited, subsidiaries of Barclays Africa Group Limited, announced that Louis von Zeuner has resigned from the boards of Absa Bank and Absa Financial Read More →

Which Way to Pay South Africa Launches Online Comparison Site for Money Transfers

Traveling abroad and sending money home by foreigners are just a few of the reasons people check currency exchange rates and money transfer services, only partially accounting for the rise Read More →

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