Mastercard, Zimswitch Partnership Set to Drive Digital Transformation of the Payments Sector in Zimbabwe

Mastercard and Zimswitch, Zimbabwe’s national payment switch, have announced a partnership agreement to enable the modernization of Zimbabwe’s payment infrastructure, using Mastercard’s technology, products and services. This partnership will further support Read More →

Phos and Stanchion Collaborate to Connect European Merchants to a Contactless Digital Payment Ecosystem Via their Existing Android Mobile Devices

Partnership is a game-changer in enabling contactless acceptance for smaller merchants across the region as they reopen and recover Phos, the fintech behind the first-ever software-only Point of Sale (SoftPoS), Read More →

Mastercard Launches Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) Testing Platform

With the global economy racing to embrace digital payments, central banks also are looking to the future and investigating how to support innovation while maintaining monetary policy and financial Read More →

Banks in Africa Must Embrace Mobile Payments to Unlock New Business Prospects

Mobile payments and other phone-based transactions represent a must-win opportunity for banks in Africa. The estimated market in facilitating payments alone is $500 billion and, providing access to energy, health Read More →

CA Southern Africa, Discusses how APIs Enable an Omnichannel, Mobile-First Strategy for Next Generation Banking Experiences

Banking - an Industry Disrupted by Digital.

Michael Brink, CTO of CA Southern Africa discusses banking – an industry disrupted by digital. As banking has changed from an in-person, retail-like Read More →

New Report Reveals How Cyber Attackers ‘Cash Out’ Following Large-Scale Heists

SWIFT and BAE Systems Applied Intelligence today published ‘Follow the Money’, a new report that describes the complex web of money mules, front companies and cryptocurrencies that criminals use to Read More →

Ecobank Group’s Pan-African Banking Sandbox is Live

The Sandbox is a major milestone for the Ecobank Group on it’s Open Banking strategy and it will accelerate partnership with Fintechs and other Partners across Africa After a successful pilot Read More →

SARB: Interchange Determination Project – Review of the Interchange Determination Process

  1. Introduction
The purpose of this communiqué is to advise that the project to review the interchange determination process has been launched.
  1. Background
The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) was mandated Read More →

Neverfail and Stanchion have Reached a Partnership Agreement for Neverfail Continuity Engine in Support of a Mission Critical Banking Application

Neverfail and Stanchion have reached a partnership agreement for sales and services of Neverfail Continuity Engine. With business continuity and disaster recovery playing a key role in the survival of any Read More →

Jan Pilbauer to Succeed Chris Hamilton as the Chief Executive Officer of BankservAfrica

The Board of Directors of BankservAfrica today announced appointment of Jan Pilbauer as the new Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 October, 2020. “Jan joined BankservAfrica at the end of 2018 to Read More →

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