Mastercard and Onafriq Collaborate to Increase Accessibility to Financial Services Across Africa’s Payment Ecosystem

Mastercard and Onafriq (previously MFS Africa), a pan-African payments company, have collaborated to bring secure, cost-effective, and innovative payment options to consumers, as well as small and medium enterprises (SME) across the continent. Africa’s mobile money sector is one of the most established and fastest-growing fintech industries in the world. According to The State of

Harnessing the Potential of Mobile Payments in Africa – Halo Dot

Financial inclusion remains a critical barrier across Africa. A considerable segment of the population remains alienated from basic banking services. Yet, the arrival of mobile payment technologies, like Halo Dot, promises to bridge this gap. Halo Dot’s innovative approach turns mobile devices into secure, encrypted payment terminals, allowing for instant card payments without the need

Innovative POS Partnership Changes Zambia’s Payment Landscape – ExiPay and Izwe

ExiPay and Izwe’s all-in-one payment terminal opens new revenue streams for merchants A partnership between payment innovation company ExiPay and loans and financial services provider Izwe has resulted in an all-in-one point of sale (POS) solution, called Izwe Pay, that facilitates payments across mobile money and card payments in Zambia. It also brings additional value-added

Mastercard, MTN Group Fintech Forge Alliance for Digital Payment Expansion Across Africa

Mastercard and MTN Group Fintech have signed a multi-market agreement that will set in motion a new era of collaboration to connect millions of people and small businesses across Africa with digital tools to transact through secure mobile payments, expanding access to the benefits of the cashless digital economy. The partnership will use Mastercard’s cutting-edge

Tymebank and Ikhokha Team up to Unlock Better Business for South African SMEs

The ability for small businesses to accept payments on a smartphone has been revolutionary for businesses of all sizes. Tap-on-phone technology, although in its early days, has the potential to play a key transformative role in driving financial inclusion throughout Africa. As South Africa’s biggest digital bank, TymeBank announced the migration of their Tap-on-Phone customer

RCS Continues to Revolutionise SA Credit: Expanding their Retailer Network & Payment Options for Greater Customer Choice and Convenience

South African shoppers want choice and convenience. Recognising this, retail consumer finance provider, RCS, is offering real, tangible value to its customers. By expanding its partner network, payment options and embracing cutting-edge technology, RCS is not just keeping up; it’s leading the way towards greater financial inclusion in South Africa. Credit extended to healthcare products

Paycorp and Triple-a Partner to Enable Cryptoexpress App Users to Withdraw Cash at Over 3000 Atms Across South Africa

Leading global payment company, Paycorp, has partnered with Triple-A, the digital currency payment institution, to allow users of the Paycorp-powered CryptoExpress app, to use their digital currencies to make cash withdrawals at over 3,000 ATMs in South Africa. By offering digital currency holders a simple and practical way to convert their digital currencies and withdraw

What Does the Future of Android-Based POS Terminals Look Like? – ExiPay Africa

By Derek Keats, MD, ExiPay Africa Most of us probably don’t spend that much time thinking about what operating systems are installed on the point-of-sale (POS) terminals, also known as card machines, that allow us to buy gifts at a boutique, lunch at a food market, or even our weekly groceries. Dig a little deeper,

How Can African Businesses Ensure They Benefit From Evolving Online Payments This Festive Season? – Paystack

Payment solution offerings are advancing at a rate of knots, especially with the integration of technologies like AI, biometrics, and voice payments. No longer is it an option for small-scale businesses to offer their wares online without the ability for consumers to pay for their goods via a web-based portal. In fact, PricewaterhouseCoopers’ recent research

European Investment Bank Partners With Central Bank of Kenya to Unlock Climate Finance

The European Investment Bank and the Central Bank of Kenya today launched a new climate finance best practice initiative to strengthen engagement by Kenyan financial institutions to finance climate-related investment, enable commercial banks to mobilize climate finance essential to achieving a net zero economy and strengthening the climate resilience of the Kenyan financial systems. The