Adumo Thought Leadership | Pandemic, Consumer Habits Put Spotlight on Payments

By Paul Kent, CEO at Adumo The early stages of the pandemic were marked by a sudden shift away from cash purchases as consumers sought to limit their exposure to items that were seen as unclean. Industry figures indicate that 89% of South African consumers have used contactless payments to purchase groceries since the start

Introducing VodaPay – Our New Super-app! Pay Anyone, Shop Anywhere

Download now for deals starting from R1 Vodacom Financial and Digital Services is pleased to announce that the much anticipated VodaPay super app is now live and can be accessed in the Google and Apple app stores. Available to customers on any mobile network, VodaPay launches with significant partners and discounts including exclusive R1 deals

Innovation and Partnership Opens Up New Banking Facilities for Shoprite Group Customers

The Shoprite Group’s Money Market Account, which previously only enabled customers to deposit funds to pay for utilities and buy groceries, now provides customers with new transactional banking options including sending money and making withdrawals. Money Market Accounts offer banked and unbanked consumers, many of whom are regular customers at the Group’s stores, access to basic transactional banking activities that are specifically aimed at their needs.

TNM Mpamba and Mastercard Empower Millions of Consumers in Malawi to Make In-person and Online Payments on Global Platforms

The partnership will see the introduction of Malawi’s first Mastercard debit card linked to a mobile money wallet The physical debit card will connect TNM Mpamba customers to a global marketplace, enabling them to use mobile money to make safe online and in-person payments on the Mastercard network Mastercard’s’ technology will deliver a seamless digital

Ukheshe | Africa is Leading the Way in Mobile Money, and it will Change Banking as we Know it

By Mark Dankworth, President International at Ukheshe Technologies Mobile transacting is fast becoming the golden egg of financial services – and nowhere more so than in Africa. According to the Global System for Mobile Communications’ (GSMA) 2021 State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money, the number of registered mobile money accounts grew by 12.7%

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

Nigerian Digital Bank Carbon Signs with Network International to Boost Digital Payment Offering

Agreement to support greater financial inclusion among unbanked in Nigeria Pan-African fintech startup and digital bank Carbon Bank has partnered with Network International, the leading enabler of digital commerce across Africa and the Middle East, as part of its plan to boost its digital payment offering. Under the agreement, Network International will issue and process

Futurex Expands Key Management Leadership with Support for Verifone Remote Key Loading

Futurex, a leader in hardened, enterprise-class data security solutions, has announced a next-generation encrypted key loading (EKL) solution together with Verifone, a global leader in payment and commerce solutions. Remote key loading, which leverages encrypted key loading, is an essential part of managing point of sale (POS) terminals and PIN pad devices. This technology securely delivers

Global Fintech Platform Thunes Partners with M-Pesa Tanzania to Enable Instant Money Transfers to Bank Accounts in Kenya and Rwanda

Thunes, a global leader in cross-border payments, announced the launch of a new service corridor for users of M-Pesa Tanzania, enabling Tanzanians to seamlessly move money from their M-Pesa mobile wallets directly to any bank account in Kenya and Rwanda. Thunes and M-Pesa Tanzania have been working together since 2018, with M-Pesa Tanzania using Thunes’ cross-border payments network to