AUDA-NEPAD and Ecobank Group Announce the Pillars of the AUDANEPAD “100,000 MSMEs by 2021” Programme

AUDA-NEPAD (the African Union Development Agency) and Ecobank Group are committing resources to Africa’s Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). The second virtual workshop facilitated by McKinsey on June 11, Read More →

QNB Group and Mastercard Undertake First Successful International Mastercard Transaction in Sudan

  • Partnership will enable QNB customers to withdraw funds from ATMs globally, shop online, and pay at millions of merchants around the world that accept Mastercard payment cards
  • Enabling Read More →

Mukuru Partners with WorldRemit to Expand its Network of Remittances into Zimbabwe

Remittance players join forces to help Zimbabweans in the diaspora send money home safely and affordably. Mukuru, one of Africa’s largest remittance providers, has announced a partnership with a leading global Read More →

Banking Sector Urged to Go Digital to Build Resilience and Sustainable Growth Post Covid-19

Banks from the region shared some case studies on digitisation in banking services in the region Bankers from Sub Saharan Africa and China who attended the Huawei Sub-Saharan Africa Financial Services Read More →

South Africa’s Mama Money Expands Global Reach with Western Union

Western Union (,, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, and Mama Money (, a rapidly growing international money transfer company, have joined forces to Read More →

New Ecommerce Forum South Africa Chairperson Announced

Appointment of Karen Nadasen adds further focus on diversity, and the empowerment of women, in the industry In what is expected to be South Africa’s biggest year for the adoption of Read More →

PayFast Sees Spike in New Business Registrations Spurred by COVID-19 Lockdown

Online payment gateway PayFast has seen a 226% year-on-year increase in new business account registrations in the food industry since COVID-19 led restrictions were put in place in mid-March. In Read More →

Ecobank Group & Google Collaborate to Deliver Digital Solutions Tailored for Ecobank’s SME Customers

Ecobank Group (, the pan-African Bank, in collaboration with Google is helping to equip African SMEs with the necessary digital skills to navigate the rapidly evolving business world. The aim Read More →

Viu South Africa Announces Viu Premium Payments Now Available Through MTN

Viu, a leading pan-regional OTT video streaming service from PCCW Media Group with more than 41 million monthly active users (MAU), has teamed up with MTN South Africa to offer Read More →

UW Ventures, in Partnership with Allan Gray, Makes Growth Investment into Peach Payments for Africa Expansion

Peach Payments, a leading electronic payments platform for entrepreneurs, SMEs and large enterprise businesses in South Africa, has raised growth funding to drive its expansion into Africa. UW Ventures, in Read More →

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