Standard Bank | 5 Advantages of an International Debit Card

Written by Head: SA Distribution for International Personal Banking at Standard Bank Spending in another currency can get expensive and complicated. Not all South African cards are accepted abroad, and those that Read More →

Platform Technology a Big Boost for the Democratisation of Payments

The concept of platforms is nothing new. Our railways, phone networks and even our shipping industry are all examples of networks which operate under agreed universal standards and can be Read More →

The Mauritius Commercial Bank Limited Signs a USD 20M Term Loan Facility with Bank of Kigali Plc to Support its Strategic Growth Objectives

The loan proceeds will be used mostly to fund their general corporate projects A USD 20M loan has been successfully signed between The Mauritius Commercial Bank Limited (MCB) ( and Bank Read More →

Invest Africa and Standard Chartered Private Bank Announce Strategic Partnership

The new one-year partnership provides further opportunity for the bank to demonstrate its commitment to private clients in Africa Invest Africa (, the leading business and investment platform for African markets, Read More →

Ecobank Group and Microsoft upskill Africa’s Small and Medium Enterprises to Succeed in a Digital Economy

The leading pan-African banking group, Ecobank Group, in partnership with Microsoft, LinkedIn, GitHub and Ecobank Academy is set to provide training to equip Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) across sub-Saharan Read More →

Transforming B2B Payments Could Help Africa’s Local Businesses Grow

By Clara Wanjiku Odero The World Bank estimates remittances to the Middle East and North Africa region rose by 2.3 percent to about $56 billion in 2020. However, global businesses that Read More →

SITEisfaction 2021 – Capitec Wins Best Digital Bank

Launched in 2012, the SITEisfaction® report is our annual measure of customer satisfaction with digital banking services in South Africa. Read More →

Cellulant Gets Approval from Bank of Tanzania to Become a Payment Solution Service Provider (PSSP)

In a bid to expand its Payments Platform, Cellulant Tanzania becomes one of the 5 Payments Solution Service Provider in the Country The Bank of Tanzania (BOT) has issued an approval Read More →

New Payments System Set to Shake Up SA’s Banking Industry

A major change is coming to South Africa’s banking and payments sector. Known as the Rapid Payment Programme (RPP), this evolutionary banking concept aims to create a simpler, safer instant Read More →

Banks Invest In Viable Projects – GCB MD

The Managing Director of GCB Bank Limited, Mr Kofi Adomakoh, says there is no reason why banks will not invest in renewable energy and other projects to spearhead the development Read More →

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