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WorldRemit Raises $40m to Target 5 Million Customers in Africa

Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit has raised $40m to drive its next phase of global growth, aiming to serve 10 million customers connected to emerging markets. Half of these Read More →

Mastercard Launches Kionect for Nairobi’s Smallest Shopkeepers

Mastercard has unveiled Kionect, a digital ordering system that empowers small kiosk owners in Nairobi to order and pay for products from wholesalers via SMS. Orders submitted via a feature Read More →

Paysafe Partners with Ethiopian Airlines to Enable Mobile Payments

Ethiopian Airlines, one of the largest airlines in Africa, has partnered with Paysafe, a global payments provider, to offer customers the option of paying via Skrill and NETELLER digital wallets. Ethiopian Read More →

Mastercard Partners with Spazapp to Bring Mobile Payments to Informal Traders

Mastercard is collaborating with Durban-based tech company Spazapp, to bring secure, seamless and convenient mobile payments to thousands of informal traders and convenience stores, better known as spaza shops, in Read More →

Huge Growth in the Scale of Operations is on the Cards for Entersekt

A combination of innovation, talent and investor savvy has propelled a Stellenbosch tech firm to the forefront of the international mobile security and authentication industry. Entersekt protects digital service providers and Read More →

Visa Introduces New Payment Wearables for Olympic Winter Games 2018

Visa, the exclusive payment technology partner at the Olympic and Paralympic Games, has introduced three commercially available wearable payment devices. In the spirit of the Olympic Winter Games, Visa created NFC-enabled Read More →

TerraPay and Wari Enter a Strategic Partnership for Cross-Border Money Transfers

TerraPay, the world’s first mobile payments switch, and Wari, a global platform offering digital financial services have signed a strategic partnership agreement that will strengthen the remittances ecosystem in 35 Read More →

Grab and TransferTo Partner up to Deliver Real-Time Digital Payouts across South-East Asia

TransferTo, a global Cross-Border Mobile Payments Network, has been chosen by Grab, a mobile ride-hailing and payments platform in South-East Asia, to enable real-time earnings payouts for Grab drivers using their Read More →

New SA Fintech Enables Free Peer-to-Peer Email and Mobile Payments

South Africa has just got its own version of Venmo, one of the US’s most successful payment platforms owned by PayPal that processes $25 billion in person to person payments Read More →

Mama Money Introduces Photo Based FICA Registration

The South African-based fintech startup that offers the cheapest cross border money transfer rates into key African countries and now into India, has introduced the easiest online registration process using Read More →

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