DPO Group: Record Ecommerce Performance Offers Some Hope for Local Economy

Ecommerce is providing a ray of hope for the local economy with transactions hitting a record high in May and June. And, while there will be some leveling off, SA’s Read More →

MFS Africa Acquires Beyonic, Bringing Cross-Border Digital Payments to SMEs Throughout Africa and Beyond

Leading pan-African fintech’s historic tie-up with Beyonic will open up intra-Africa and global payment possibilities to SMEs, fintechs, and social impact organisations across the continent and around the Read More →

Visa and TerraPay Partner to Drive Domestic Remittances

Both companies will work together to drive real-time digital remittances, interoperability, financial inclusion and drive adoption of cashless payments.

TerraPay, a global payments infrastructure company and Visa have announced Read More →

Ecobank Group and JA Africa Partner to Promote Financial Literacy Skills among Africa’s youth

The partnership will undertake a campaign which will tap into JA’s vast online community, comprising over one million young social media followers spread across Africa Junior Achievement (JA) Africa and Ecobank Read More →

Report Reveals the Six Fintech Innovations that will Boost the ‘Financial Health’ of MENA’s Disadvantaged Groups

A report endorsed by MetLife Foundation identifies the six types of innovation with the greatest potential to improve the financial wellbeing and inclusion of marginalised communities in MENA. The report by Read More →

First National Bank becomes the first bank in South Africa to accept UnionPay Contactless Payment at its SpeedPoint Terminals

First National Bank (FNB) and UnionPay International (UPI) jointly announced today that UnionPay cardholders will be able to make contactless payments with their cards via FNB Speedpoint® terminals at merchants Read More →

Wirecard CEO Arrested, Announces Another Delay in Publishing Financials Due to Missing $2,1 Billion

Wirecard AG's auditor Ernst & Young informed Wirecard that no sufficient audit evidence could be obtained so far of cash balances on trust accounts to be consolidated in the consolidated Read More →

Retailers Around the World Rush to Roll Out Self-Checkout Solutions

New research shows shipments of self-checkout terminals jumped 52% globally in 2019, to a new record high Broad range of US retailers ramp up self-checkout projects Retailers across every world Read More →

Ingenico Transforms B2B Checkout with OroCommerce

Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING), the global leader in seamless payments, has integrated with OroCommerce offering personalized checkout experiences to B2B retailers for speedier and more convenient Read More →

Crossfin Ventures Eyes Open Banking Opportunity with truID Investment

Africa fintech holding company Crossfin has made an investment into truID through its ventures investment arm, Crossfin Ventures, for an undisclosed amount. Anton Gaylard, COO at Crossfin, says truID is driven Read More →

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