Media Statement Re AYO Banking Facilities

JSE-listed technology investment group, AYO Technology Solutions Limited (AYO), has filed an urgent high court application to interdict First National Bank (FNB) from terminating its transactional banking facilities with effect Read More →

Zemen Bank and Mastercard Partner to Launch Ethiopia’s First Contactless Platinum Mastercard Prepaid Travel Card

Zemen Bank has announced a partnership with Mastercard that will see the introduction of the first ever Mastercard branded prepaid contactless travel card in Ethiopia. Zemen Mastercard prepaid travel cards will enable cardholders Read More →

IFC, Nedbank Partner to Increase Green Financing

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Nedbank Limited have partnered to increase financing for renewable energy projects in South Africa, helping the country transition to cleaner forms Read More →

Standard Bank Scoops Another International Award

Standard Bank was recently awarded the Celent's Model Risk Manager 2021 Award for the KYC on the Go App, which is enabled by the Read More →

Mastercard Unveils New Carbon Calculator Tool for Banks Globally, as Consumer Passion for the Environment Grows

  • New study of consumers in 24 countries shows the pandemic is prompting billions to consider more sustainable behaviors
  • A large proportion of adults (85%) state they’re willing Read More →

Kenyan Retail-tech Startup Tanda Secures Funding for Regional Expansion from HAVAÍC

Kenyan agency banking startup Tanda is expanding its operations regionally after securing funding from early-stage African tech investor HAVAÍC, Zedcrest Capital, DFS Lab, Victor Asemota and three other investors. Tanda has Read More →

HPS Completes the Acquisition of ICPS

HPS Group today announces the completion of the acquisition of ICPS in Mauritius, which it first announced on February 9th, 2021. Following the lifting of the last suspensive conditions related to Read More →

Absa Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) Increases for the Third Consecutive Month in March 2021

The seasonally adjusted Absa Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI)rose for a third consecutive month to reach 57.4 index points in March, from 53 the month before. The increase was supported by Read More →

Dashen Bank, Moneta Technologies and CR2 win prestigious award for Amole Digital Wallet in the 2021 Global Banking & Finance Awards®

Global Banking and Finance Review is pleased to announce Dashen Bank, Moneta Technologies and CR2 ( as the 2021 Global Banking & Finance Awards® winner for Best Digital Wallet Ethiopia Read More →

FNB Offers No Monthly Account Fees on Easy Zero and Added Benefits for its Customers

Practicing healthy money habits and adjusting how you do your everyday banking can go a long way in stretching your money further for your short and long-term goals. Over the years, Read More →

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