SA Constitutional Court Rules SASSA Contract Award as Invalid

Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc. has announced that the South African Constitutional Court ruled that the tender process followed by the South African Social Security Agency ("SASSA") in awarding a Read More →

European Entrepeneurs Develop Money Transfer Comparison Site TawiPay

TawiPay, a startup based in Switzerland, is tackling the excessive fees incurred by migrants sending money overseas. Latest World Bank data show for example that Sub-Saharan African overseas workers pay an Read More →

Prepaid International Forum Announces Launch of Middle East Chapter

International not-for-profit trade association Prepaid International Forum (PIF) has announced that the official launch meeting of its Middle East Chapter will take place in November in Dubai and that founder Read More →

TCI Announces Next Generation Payments Southern Africa Conference

Explore the latest developments, challenges and opportunities by attending South Africa’s foremost Next Generation Payments event and hear from highly distinguished speakers coming from the SADC region and internationally based Read More →

8 Gaming Companies that are Taking Payments to the Next Level

In recent months there has been an increasing trend for gaming companies to get creative with payments. With new technologies emerging all the time, gaming companies are constantly finding ways Read More →

Wirecard is the First Payment Provider for African Airlines Association

Wirecard AG, a specialist for payment and risk management solutions, has joined the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) partner program as a full member with immediate effect. As a result, the Munich-based Read More →

Finscope South Africa 2013 – Banked Grow by 3.5m

FinMark Trust has released its annual FinScope South Africa 2013 survey results. This year’s study reveals a significant increase in financial inclusion compared to last year from 28.9 million people Read More →

Mobile Money in Africa – Looking Beyond Mpesa

Last week at the 16th annual AfricaCom top industry professionals gathered from all over Africa to discuss Mobile Money in Africa. One interesting theme to come out of the discussions was Read More → Cash is Still King in Africa

Another strong message to come out of the mobile money talks and presentations at is that cash is still king in Africa. In his presentation Brian Richardson from Wizzit brought Read More →

FIS Study Shows Mobility and Convenience Key to Real-time Payments

Consumers demand convenience, flexibility and pay-anywhere availability from real-time payments, according to the third phase of a comprehensive banking behavior study by FIS™  the world’s largest provider of banking and Read More →

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