Innovating Tomorrow’s Banking in Africa – EFT Corporation

EFT Corporation’s ‘Banking on the Future’ conference takes a glimpse at Africa’s digital potential The inaugural ‘Banking on the Future’ conference, hosted by EFT Corporation, brought together industry leaders, innovators, and stakeholders to imagine, discuss, and shape the future of digital banking at Victoria Falls from 13 to 15 May. The landmark event brought together

The role of financial services in achieving financial inclusion in Rwanda and beyond – Network International and I&M Bank (Rwanda) Plc

By Dr. Reda Helal, Group Managing Director – Processing, Africa and Co-Head Group Processing, Network International and Benjamin Mutimura, CEO, I&M Bank (Rwanda) Plc. The momentum of financial inclusion programmes is progressively strengthened as financial institutions, businesses and consumers embrace cashless convenience and digital payments that are secure and seamless. Technology development broadens the scope

Fintech Giant – Moniepoint – Ranked as Africa’s Fastest Growing Fintech by the Financial Times for the Second Consecutive Year

World’s leading financial publication confirms Moniepoint’s rapid revenue growth Moniepoint Inc. (“the Company” or “Moniepoint”), announces it has been ranked by the Financial Times as Africa’s fastest-growing fintech. The world’s leading financial publication confirmed Moniepoint’s accolade in its annual “Africa’s Fastest Growing Companies” survey, released yesterday. It is the second consecutive year Moniepoint has achieved

Over 10 Innovative CDBC Card Services Launched in Six Months on OpenWay’s WAY4 System

In just 6 months after Kazakhstan launched the digital tenge, its Central Bank Digital Currency, over 10 innovative CBDC card services have become available to the country’s population of 20 million. Altyn Bank, Eurasian Bank and Halyk Bank leveraged the Way4 digital payments software system to swiftly join this CBDC project and onboard 72% of

Berhan Bank and Mastercard Launch Innovative Prepaid Card for International Transactions

In a significant move towards enhancing digital financial inclusion, Berhan Bank, in collaboration with Mastercard, has announced the launch of a co-branded prepaid card designed to revolutionize online international transactions. This strategic collaboration aims to cater to the growing needs of international travelers and diaspora communities by providing secure and convenient means of conducting digital

Access Bank Group and Mastercard Join Forces to Expand Opportunities for Cross-Border Payments for African Businesses and Consumers

A leading multinational bank, Access Bank Group, has today launched an innovative solution in collaboration with Mastercard to expand access to cross-border payments and remittances to and from the continent, bringing Africa closer to the global economy. By leveraging the network and treasury capabilities of Mastercard Move, Access Bank, through its cutting-edge Access Africa platform,

In Its 20th Year, Mukuru Named in FXC Intelligence Top 100 Cross-Border Payment Companies List for Fifth Time in a Row

As next-generation financial services platform Mukuru marks the major milestone of being in business for 20 years, FCX Intelligence has announced that it has made the list of Top 100 Cross-Border Payment Companies for the fifth successive year. The award goes a long way in demonstrating how Mukuru has remained relevant for two decades while

Sustainable Account in Africa – Standard Chartered Kenya

Standard Chartered Kenya has today announced the launch of its first Sustainable Account in Africa, in response to growing momentum in the sustainable finance arena. Aligned to Standard Chartered’s commitment to enhance access to sustainable finance, the Sustainable Account provides clients an opportunity to participate in sustainable development by having surplus cash referenced against Standard

Banking-As-A-Service Platform Revenue to Reach $94 Billion Globally by 2028, as API Deployment Unlocks Fintech Innovation – Juniper Research

A new study from Juniper Research, the foremost experts in fintech markets, forecasts that global BaaS (Banking-as-a-Service) platform revenue generated from account/card issuing and transaction fees will grow by 158% to 2028; up from $36.4 billion this year. This expansion primarily comes from API deployment across eCommerce and freelance platforms, by connecting consumers to innovative

Banks Must Embrace Next-Generation Solutions to Meet Customers’ Demands for a Data-Driven Journey – BFSI from Infobip

By Dean Baker, Squad Lead, BFSI from Infobip South African banks have weathered rough seas during the past year, with many of their customers coming under severe pressure from a stagnant economy, rising cost of living and high interest rates. Despite these storms, the financial services industry is still delivering good profits and growth, but