RBR | Card Spending Rises as COVID-19 Encourages New Spending Habits

The credit card sector was hit hard by COVID-19 lockdowns and the economic downturn, but increased spending on debit cards as consumers shunned cash drove overall growth in card expenditure Concerns about COVID-19 saw consumers turn to contactless New research shows that, despite a decline in the amount spent on credit card purchases last year

Mondia Digital and Mondia Pay Join Vodacom’s VodaPay Super App Offering

Mondia is proud to bring its digital technology, infrastructure and payment services to the VodaPay Super App Mondia Digital, a consolidation of the Mondia Group’s  digital content distribution business, an end-to-end, product-centric and data-driven company with a focus on opportunities in the B2B segment, and its digital payments company, Mondia Pay, are proud to have

Clickatell Announces Chat Commerce Platform with New Payment Capabilities

Brands can now deliver immediate value to consumers through chat Clickatell, a leader in mobile communications and chat commerce, has announced it will unveil new payment capabilities via its Chat Commerce Platform at Money 20/20 Las Vegas, Oct. 24-27. Clickatell helps businesses easily deploy payments in chat channels with low to no execution risk associated

KongaPay Leads Paypal, Others in E-Commerce Transactions in Nigeria

Research identifies KongaPay as Nigeria’s leading e-wallet platform KongaPay, a Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)-licensed fintech platform, has been identified as the leading provider of digital payment services for e-commerce transactions in Nigeria. The rating came from Statista, a globally renowned market and consumer data firm. The development justifies the huge popularity and impressive dominance

Equicom Savings Bank Selects FSS Secure3D For Online Fraud Detection

FSS (Financial Software and Systems), a leading global provider of integrated payment products and a payments processor has partnered with Equicom Savings Bank (EqB) – one of the leading banks in the Philippines to address online fraud and to boost e-commerce growth. Under this partnership, FSS will provide its Secure3D, an intelligent payment authentication solution,

Klasha Expands to Ghana to Facilitate Frictionless Online Commerce and Cross-border Payments

Klasha, a San Francisco and Lagos-based cross-border company building technology infrastructure for cross-border commerce in Africa, has announced its launch in Ghana. Launched in Nigeria in May 2021, Klasha’s solution helps merchants worldwide sell online to Africa and receive payments in local African currencies while enjoying superfast last-mile delivery to consumers across the continent. This

Yoco Partners with Retail Stores Across South Africa to Increase Financial Inclusion

Allowing more entrepreneurs  to transact via in-person card payments, simply and securely Payments and software company, Yoco, has partnered with over 700 retail stores nationwide, to allow more merchants access to affordable and efficient electronic card machines and financial tools to start and run their businesses. Entrepreneurs are seeing a growing tapes surrounding product structures

ACI Worldwide Wins Juniper Future Digital Awards for Merchant Payments and Retail Innovation

Juniper Research recognizes ACI as a winner in three categories, including “Payments Innovation of the Year” ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, has been recognized by Juniper Research, winning three awards for innovation in payments and retail at its Future Digital Awards 2021 Fintech & Payments. ACI Secure eCommerce received the highest accolade—a

FG Signs Pact with Konga to Aid Nigerians in Diaspora

Konga, Nigeria’s leading composite e-commerce giant, has signed a partnership with the Federal Government through the Diaspora Commission to further strengthen the relationship between Nigerians abroad, their relatives and the nation. To this effect, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Konga and the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 in

Vopy Payments Selects FSS Technologies to Support Global Digital Payments Growth

FSS (Financial Software and Systems), a leading global provider of integrated payment products and a payment processor, has been selected to work with Vopy Payments in a partnership designed to support European digital commerce growth through a premium embedded finance approach. Embedded finance – which supports the integration of financial services into products and business