Capitec Releases Results for Year End February 2018

Capitec Bank’s most recent annual financial results for the year ending February 2018 shows that the bank’s strategy to grow its active client base to nearly 10 million – with Read More →

FSS Forms Strategic Alliance with Just in Time Group to Expand its Sri Lanka Footprint

Financial Software Systems (FSS), a global leader in payments technology and transaction processing, announced a strategic partnership with Just In Time Group (JIT), a systems integrator with over two decades Read More →

South Africa Launches 2025 Vision for its National Payment’s System

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) published The National Payment System Framework and Strategy Vision 2025 which sets out the goals and strategies for the national payments industry, aimed at building Read More →

Standard Chartered Bank Launches its First-Ever Digital Bank in Africa

Standard Chartered Bank has announced the official launch of its digital bank in Côte d’Ivoire. This marks the Bank’s first digital bank in Africa and the first-of-its-kind to open in Read More →

FINCA Trailblazes Digital Financial Inclusion Drive in Tanzania

Efforts to bolster digital financial inclusion in Tanzania and indeed other countries in Africa have received a shot-in-the-arm following a productive conference organized by FINCA Micro-Finance Bank Tanzania in partnership Read More →

Digital Credit Scoring is Paving the Way to More Affordable Microloans in East Africa

More than 2.5 billion people around the world – many of them in Africa – lack formal identification that enables them to access to financial and government services, according to the Read More →

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 →

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