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Payments Modernisation in South Africa – The Future of Payments is about Embracing Change

Banking and Payments companies should not be afraid of making changes, tackling legacy infrastructure, and embracing new technology. This was the key idea put forward at the ATMIA 2018 Banking Read More →

Ingenico Group Supports Roll-out of Secure Biometric Solution in Zambia

Ingenico Group supported the roll-out of a secure biometric solution in Zambia in partnership with Paycode. This program allowed the distribution of 22 million dollars subsidies in rural Zambia within Read More →

SASSA Responds to Fake SMSes that are Being Circulated to Beneficiaries

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has noted with concern the increasing number of fake SMSes that are being circulated to beneficiaries. In a recent incident the Agency has Read More →

Mastercard Launches Accelerate to Continue to Unleash the Potential of FinTechs

Mastercard announces the creation of Accelerate, a new initiative to drive growth at scale for the fast-evolving FinTech industry, reflecting the company’s ongoing commitment to this sector. The initiative is Read More →

Nearly 8 out of 10 Merchants Globally Believe Real-Time Payments Will Replace the Use of Cards Over Time

Nearly 80 percent (77) of globally surveyed merchants hold the view that real-time payments will replace the use of payment cards over time, according to new benchmark data, “2018 Read More →

BankservAfrica Processes Record Volume of Electronic Transactions in March

BankservAfrica, Africa’s largest automated payments clearing house, cleared the highest volume of electronic funds transfers (EFTs) on record in March of 89 million and at a value of R847 billion. Most Read More →

WorldRemit Partners with Lebara to Connect New Customers to its Money Transfer Service to Africa

Lebara  and WorldRemit, two leading brands serving international residents, have entered into a strategic partnership making WorldRemit the exclusive global money transfer partner of Lebara, including transfers to over 40 Read More →

AlphaCode Calls on SA to Become a Fintech Centre of Excellence

“Now that the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has established a fintech programme to track and analyse developments, South Africa has all that is required to become a fintech centre Read More →

BankservAfrica Lays Out the Essential Components of a Modernised Payments System

A modern payments system must not be ruled by what is considered essential in the current ecosystem. In a future where everyone will have their own digital store of value, Read More →

Visa’s Everywhere Initiative Launched in Sub Sahara Africa to Foster Payments Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Visa has announced that its Visa’s Everywhere Initiative, a global innovation program that tasks start-ups to solve commerce challenges of tomorrow, and further enhance their own product propositions and provide Read More →

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