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Mastercard, Zimswitch Partnership Set to Drive Digital Transformation of the Payments Sector in Zimbabwe

Mastercard and Zimswitch, Zimbabwe’s national payment switch, have announced a partnership agreement to enable the modernization of Zimbabwe’s payment infrastructure, using Mastercard’s technology, products and services. This partnership will further support Read More →

Launch of New Payment Innovations Enables Financial and Digital Inclusion for all South Africans

Digital payments company Ozow, has launched the Ozow Revolution. According to the company, the Ozow Revolution is a visionary effort to make digital payments available to everyone and create greater Read More →

UnionPay International Partners with Vista Group to Accelerate Digital Transformation across West Africa

UnionPay International (UPI) and Vista Group, jointly announced a strategic partnership to accelerate acquiring and issuing UnionPay cards in West Africa. Vista Group is a challenger bank building itself into Read More →

Halo Set to Boost Financial Inclusion

Synthesis, an innovative software and consulting company, has announced the launch of Halo, the tap-on-phone contactless payment solution. Halo is the first of its kind in Africa and allows any Read More →

SWIFT: Fighting Institutional Fraud in the New Normal

Combating fraud is one of the most challenging aspects of the modern financial ecosystem, especially in times of crisis. When the world goes through a period of instability or rapid Read More →

Banks in Africa Must Embrace Mobile Payments to Unlock New Business Prospects

Mobile payments and other phone-based transactions represent a must-win opportunity for banks in Africa. The estimated market in facilitating payments alone is $500 billion and, providing access to energy, health Read More →

CA Southern Africa, Discusses how APIs Enable an Omnichannel, Mobile-First Strategy for Next Generation Banking Experiences

Banking - an Industry Disrupted by Digital.

Michael Brink, CTO of CA Southern Africa discusses banking – an industry disrupted by digital. As banking has changed from an in-person, retail-like Read More →

Stimulating Free Trade in Africa: What will it Require?

MoData recently spoke to Kevin Holmes, Head of Trade Product Management at Standard Bank, to get some insight into the opportunities as well as the challenges around the practical implementation Read More →

New Report Reveals How Cyber Attackers ‘Cash Out’ Following Large-Scale Heists

SWIFT and BAE Systems Applied Intelligence today published ‘Follow the Money’, a new report that describes the complex web of money mules, front companies and cryptocurrencies that criminals use to Read More →

Vodacom to Join ‘Transactions Cleared on an Immediate Basis’ Payment Scheme to Reduce International Remittance Costs across SADC

Vodacom Group and the SADC Banking Association have signed a memorandum of understanding that will allow the Vodacom Group to join the South African Development Community’s Transactions Cleared on an Read More →

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