The Future of Cross-Border Payment: Traditional vs Digital – Verto

As the world of finance evolves into the digital age, businesses now have the luxury of choosing platforms that offer convenience and efficiency in managing their finances. Companies dealing with clients in other markets can opt for digital payment systems for cross-border transactions, which promote speed, safety and cost savings. Africa is experiencing an increase

Mama Money Partners With Access Bank and Paymentology to Launch New WhatsApp-Powered Bank Card

Paymentology the leading next-gen global issuer-processor, today announces its partnership with Mama Money, one of Africa’s leading cross-border money transfer operators, and Access Bank, to launch a pioneering new bank card service that stands out for its innovative use of WhatsApp banking. Through its integration with WhatsApp, the Mama Money Card allows you to transfer

Fintech Giant – Moniepoint – Ranked as Africa’s Fastest Growing Fintech by the Financial Times for the Second Consecutive Year

World’s leading financial publication confirms Moniepoint’s rapid revenue growth Moniepoint Inc. (“the Company” or “Moniepoint”), announces it has been ranked by the Financial Times as Africa’s fastest-growing fintech. The world’s leading financial publication confirmed Moniepoint’s accolade in its annual “Africa’s Fastest Growing Companies” survey, released yesterday. It is the second consecutive year Moniepoint has achieved

Unleashing Economic Potential: The Soaring Growth of Cross-Border Payments in Africa – Synthesis

By Arthi Narayanan, Lead Payments Consultant at Synthesis The pivotal role of digital accessibility for goods and services has become abundantly clear over the past few years. The global economy, now more than ever, relies on the seamless flow of transactions across borders. Whether it involves individuals, businesses, or financial institutions spanning different countries, the

PalmPay Drives Financial Inclusion With Cost-Saving Benefits for Users

In its continued drive for financial inclusion across Nigerian communities, Africa-focused fintech platform PalmPay has unveiled two cost-saving financial products – Unlimited Free Transfer and Target Savings – for users of its app. With the new financial products, users of the PalmPay app can now enjoy unlimited free transfers to all banks in the country

Unlimit Secures Payments Licence in Tanzania and Further Expands Presence in Africa

Unlimit, the global fintech company, today announced its entry into the Tanzanian market and the receival of the Bank of Tanzania (“BOT”) licence, marking another significant step in the company’s expansion within the region. The approval of Unlimit as an authorised payment service provider by the BOT will allow the fintech to provide a range

Mastercard Appoints Folasade Femi-Lawal as the New Country Manager for West Africa

Mastercard, a leading company in digital payments and technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Folasade Femi-Lawal as the new Country Manager and Area Business Head for West Africa. With over 25 years of multifaceted experience spanning financial services, management consulting, telecommunications, and business advisory services, Folasade brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise

SA stands to win big from open banking – with the right attitude – Network International

The benefits of open banking have been spoken about within the global banking sector for some years now. While some local banks have already made concerted efforts to embrace the innovation opportunities that come with open banking, global payments as a service (PaaS) specialist, Network International, believes there is room for a more collaborative mindset

Payhippo Appoints Dami Olawoye as New CEO

Payhippo, a leading AI-powered lender for SMEs in Nigeria, today announced the appointment of Dami Olawoye as its new CEO. Olawoye, who previously served as Payhippo’s CFO, will succeed Zach Bijesse, who is transitioning to a role on the company’s board of directors. Under Bijesse’s leadership, Payhippo achieved remarkable milestones, including disbursing over 36,000 SME

enza group and Wema Bank Join Forces to Boost Ecommerce Payment Acceptance

enza’s innovative Payment Orchestration will enable Wema Bank to provide secure and reliable payment options at a reduced cost enza, the acclaimed new disruptor in the African payments market today announced its strategic partnership with Nigeria’s most innovative bank, Wema Bank. Through this partnership, enza will engineer its innovative payment orchestration solution to expand Wema’s