Zapper and Stitch Team Up to Offer South Africans Fast, Secure One-Click Payments

Zapper users can now link their bank accounts in the Zapper app to pay their favourite merchants securely at POS, in just one click South African independent mobile payments, insights, loyalty, and rewards platform Zapper has teamed up with payments and data API Stitch via its LinkPay product, to bring the latest in payments innovation

Entersekt and Capitec Protect Samsung Pay Users Against Sim-Swap Fraud

Capitec customers now enjoy added protection when using Samsung Pay thanks to Entersekt’s SIM age validation capability, also known as MNO (Mobile Network Operator) Authentication. The silent risk signal, which recognises if a SIM card has recently been swapped, helps crack down on the concerning rise in local SIM-swap fraud. South Africans have been particularly

PalmPay Hits 10 Million User Milestone in Nigeria

The fintech has gained significant traction with its payment’s app and nationwide agency banking network PalmPay (, a fintech innovator aiming to make digital payment more accessible and flexible, announced that it has reached 10 million users in Nigeria. This represents a doubling in its user base within just six months and puts its customer

Paid Out in Minutes: How Unifi’s Superfast Approval and Payout Times are Redefining Credit in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan African credit provider Unifi is enabling its clients to apply for short-term personal loans and have the money in the bank within minutes. Their impressive speed puts Unifi a few steps ahead of similar products in this space and makes life easy for customers in underserved markets. “While all our customers are formally employed,

Grey Raises $2M to Simplify Cross-Border Payments Across Africa

The service offered by Grey enables its customers to have virtual international bank accounts for free and enjoy a seamless foreign payment process Grey (, a fintech started by two Nigerians to simplify sending and receiving foreign payments for Africans, has raised $2 million in seed funding. The service offered by Grey enables its customers

Ukheshe and Paycorp Boost Cardless Cash Withdrawals at Cash Express Branded ATMs

More cardless ATMs with greater functionality are now available to more people thanks to the ongoing partnership between leading fintech enablement partner, Ukheshe, and leading global payments provider, Paycorp. The partnership sees ATM Solutions, a division of Paycorp, which owns and operates over 4000 Cash Express branded ATMs, add rich embedded functionality to its fleet

Absa Expands Digital Payment Options With Google Wallet™

Absa has expanded its digital payments universe with Google Wallet™, amid rapidly growing customer demand for convenient, innovative and secure digital payment options. “Following record increases in contactless card volumes last year, with debit and credit card usage surging by 231% and transaction volumes rising by 180%, customer demand for reliable contactless wallet payment and

Equity Bank Inks Deal with NALA to Enable Kenyans in UK and USA Send Money Back Home

The partnership will allow Kenyans living in the UK and US to send money directly from their banks, through the NALA app, instantly and at the most competitive rates to Equity Bank Kenya accounts and other mobile wallets Equity Bank Kenya has signed a partnership with NALA Payments Limited, a remittance payment processing platform licensed

Global Retail Brand LC (Les Copains) Waikiki Joins the Tingg by Cellulant Digital Payment Ecosystem in Zambia

LC Waikiki customers will now be able to make payments seamlessly via mobile money in all their branches in Zambia  Cellulant ( Zambia has signed a partnership agreement with leading fashion retailer LC Waikiki, which will enable customers to make payments from all LC Waikiki stores across Zambia through the Tingg digital payment platform. As