Ecobank Fintech Boosts Financial Inclusion in Africa

Fintech is boosting financial inclusion across Africa, according to Ecobank, the leading independent pan-African banking group, a pioneer in Africa’s digital transformation and the main sponsor of the 2018 Africa Read More →

FNB Branches Leading Digital Banking Adoption

FNB says its branches are playing a pivotal role in introducing customers to digital banking channels in order to bank in a convenient and affordable manner. The bank revealed that over Read More →

AFRRI 2017 Financial Services in Africa: Disruption vs Leapfrogging

The 2017 African Financial Retail Readiness (AFRRI) Report looks at the relationship between technology and financial retail services in Africa. Produced by Calleo, a South African based marketing consultancy, in consultation Read More →

AFRRI 2017: is ‘Leapfrogging’ Still the Solution to Financial Services in Africa?

This is the question posed by the African Financial Retail Readiness Index 2017 (AFRRI). The second annual AFRRI report looks at eight countries from Sub-Saharan Africa, comparing various metrics to determine Read More →

SASSA Paying Grants Without Using Contractor through Paymaster General Account

SASSA has successfully paid over 2 million beneficiaries who receive their grants from commercial banks. This was done today through their Paymaster General account which was opened recently. This move Read More →

CBK Governor Dr. Patrick Njoroge is 2018 Central Banker of the Year in Africa

The Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, Dr. Patrick Njoroge, has been recognised as the Central Banker of the Year, Africa by the prestigious The Banker Magazine, a publication Read More →

Barclays Africa Group and Frontclear Partner to Develop Africa’s Interbank Markets

Barclays Africa Group Limited (BAGL) has signed a 2-year agreement to provide financial support to the Frontclear Technical Assistance Programme (FTAP) through the latter’s Partnership Facility. The contribution reflects the Read More →

Central Bank of Somalia and Somali Financial Institutions Work to Modernize Banking Sector

The Central Bank of Somalia (CBS) and Somali Financial Institutions (SFIs) are taking crucial steps to modernize national payments systems. Supported by the World Bank, the CBS and private financial Read More →

Michael Jordaan and Yatin Narsai launch New App-Driven Bank in SA

Bank Zero, a new app-driven bank, has been granted a provisional licence after a rigorous in-depth evaluation process by the South African Reserve Bank. The 45% black-owned bank is set Read More →

NCR Powers UnionBank’s First Fully Digital Branch

NCR Corporation, a global leader in omni-channel solutions, has announced that Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank), one of the country’s leading banks, will unveil its prototype branch under the Read More →

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