Finnovation Africa: Industry Leaders Define How FinTech is Accelerating Transformation of Banking in Africa

The FinTech space in Africa is witnessing rapid growth as innovative new financial services players disrupt the traditional modalities of banking across the continent. Finnovation Africa: Kenya 2018, which will Read More →

Mastercard Names Ann Cairns Vice Chairman

Mastercard has announced the appointment of Ann Cairns as vice chairman, effective June 1, 2018.  Gilberto Caldart succeeds her as president, International. Both will report to Ajay Banga, president and Read More →

Interswitch names Cherry Eromosele as Group Chief Product & Marketing Officer

Interswitch, Africa’s leading financial technology and electronic payments company has announced the appointment of Cherry Eromosele to the role of Group Chief Product & Marketing Officer. Prior to this appointment, Cherry Read More →

PayGate Re-brands, Extends Reach into Africa

In a further move to optimise its service offering, DPO Group (Direct Pay Online) will be rolling up its Southern African payment service providers (PSPs) into the consolidated brand of DPO PayGate. In August 2017, Read More →

Mastercard appoints new Sub-Saharan Africa Division President

Spurred on by the company’s steady growth in Sub-Saharan Africa and in line with its focus on investing in the continent, Mastercard has appointed Raghav Prasad as Division President for Read More →

Fintech Providers are Enabling Financial Institutions in Rwanda to Accelerate their Digital Transformation

Speakers at the International Conference on Responsible and Inclusive Finance (ICRIF) held in Kigali on 21 March urged Rwandan microfinance institutions (MFIs) to embrace new-age technology to streamline their operations Read More →

Barclays Launches Visa Signature Card in Kenya

Barclays Bank Kenya has partnered with Visa to introduce the premium Signature credit card in Kenya targeting the growing number of affluent domestic and international travellers. Visa Signature has been created Read More →

NCR Launches Innovative SelfServ 80 Series ATMs in South Africa

NCR Corporation, a global provider of omni-channel solutions, announced the launch of NCR SelfServ™ 80 Series, a new family of ATM solutions that will help financial institutions redefine the banking Read More →

Visa SSA Grows with New Appointments for Region

Visa Inc. has announced the appointment of two new members to its Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) team. Bevan Smith and Rebecca Chiume join VISA SSA’s Risk and Consumer Products divisions respectively, Read More →

SA Fintech Company Entersekt Wins Best Mobile Security Technology 2018 Award

For the third year in a row, South African fintech company, Entersekt has won the Best Mobile Security Technology award in the annual Banker Africa Southern Africa Banking Awards. The aim Read More →

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