Paysend Introduces 50 New Receiving Countries to its Global Payments Network

Paysend, the UK-based fintech with over 7 million customers, today announces that 50 new receiving countries have been introduced to its global payments network since the start of 2022. These additional payments corridors mean that Paysend customers can now send money to over 170 countries worldwide. Notable additional countries supported by Paysend include: Antigua and

United Bank for Africa Partners with Cellulant to Expand its Reach in 19 Markets Across Africa

Partnership between United Bank for Africa and Cellulant extends payments services for merchants and consumers across the African continent Africa’s global bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, and leading Pan-African Payments Company Cellulant (Cellulant.io) have announced a partnership that will extend payment services for merchants and consumers across 19 key African countries in which

FirstBank Promotes Cross Border Payments in Sub Sahara Africa with First Global Transfer

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider, has announced the launch of First Global Transfer (FGT) to promote international transfer of funds across its subsidiaries in sub-Saharan Africa. The Bank’s subsidiaries in Africa include FBNBank DRC, FBNBank Ghana, FBNBank Gambia, FBNBank Guinea, FBNBank Sierra-Leone, FBNBank Senegal. The First Global

MFS Africa and WorldRemit Partner to Expand Mobile-to-mobile Remittances in Africa

Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit continues its rapid expansion in Africa, launching new international mobile money services through a partnership with pan-African fintech MFS Africa. This launch brings WorldRemit’s mobile money service to 5 new countries via Airtel in Malawi and Niger, Orange in Madagascar, Vodacom in Mozambique, and MTN in Guinea. WorldRemit’s mobile-first,

First Bank of Nigeria Promotes Financial Inclusion through Digitisation in Sub-Saharan Africa

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its organisation of a Joint Seminar with sub-Saharan African Banking and Telecom Regulators to promote financial inclusion through digital innovations in sub-Saharan Africa. The event which was held in Lagos recently was themed “Advancing ePayment and Digital Innovations in Africa- Evolution of Nigeria’s Payment Systems”. The seminar was

Vista Bank Selects Temenos to Power its Digital Transformation and Growth across Africa

Vista Bank chooses cloud-native, cloud-agnostic Temenos Infinity and Temenos T24 Transact to provide innovative, customer-centered banking services. Vista Group, a challenger bank building itself into a world class pan-African financial institution specifically designed to meet the needs of retail and commercial customers, has partnered with Temenos, the banking software company, to power its digital transformation

Orange and Ecobank Launch Money Transfer Service in Africa

Orange and pan-African banking group Ecobank have rolled out a service that will enable Orange Money subscribers who also have bank accounts with Ecobank to transfer money between their respective accounts. The service has already been launched in Mali and will be rolled-out in several other African countries, including Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Guinea Conakry, Niger,

MTN and Ecobank Partner to Improve Access to Mobile Financial Services

MTN Mobile Money users, who are also Ecobank customers in 12 African countries, will soon be able to withdraw cash from Ecobank ATMs. They will also be able to transfer money between their Mobile Money and Ecobank accounts. The service was piloted in Ghana last month, and will soon be launched in Benin, Cameroon, Ivory