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Ecobank, The Pan African Bank, Appoints MFS Africa Ltd as Digital Payment Partner

Ecobank The Pan-African bank has announced the appointment of MFS Africa as Digital payment partner enabling cross-platform payment services for Ecobank account holders. The partnership allows Ecobank customers to send Read More →

The Importance of Interoperability – The Evolution of Payments

This is the first of a three-part series on the importance of interoperability in the payments space. In this article we look at the early history of electronic payments and Read More →

Orange and MTN Launch Pan-African Mobile Money Interoperability

Two of Africa’s largest mobile operators and mobile money providers, Orange Group and MTN Group, have announced a joint venture, Mowali (mobile wallet interoperability), to enable interoperable payments across the continent. Mowali Read More →

Western Union Powers Safaricom’s M-PESA Mobile Wallet to Send Money Globally

Safaricom, Kenya’s leading mobile network operator and provider of M-PESA, a leading mobile wallet, and the Western Union Company, a leader in cross-border and cross-currency money movement, have joined forces Read More →

Mobile App Launched by Fiskl Targets Africa’s SME Sector

UK-based fintech company, Fiskl, has announced a partnership with South African based fintech player, Ocean on 76. Looking to significantly strengthen its presence across Africa, Fiskl is launching a mobile Read More →

Mastercard, Centenary Bank and M-KOPA Solar Roll-Out Pay-As-You-Go Energy Solution in Uganda

Mastercard in partnership with M-KOPA Solar and Centenary Bank, celebrated the first ‘pay-as-you-go’ QR transaction this week, officially launching the initiative, which provides a simple and inexpensive way to power Read More →

Karri App for School Payments Expands Offering to Any Organisation

The Karri app, launched in April last year, has grown to just under 300 South African schools driven by parent and teacher demand for a solution to school payments. Due Read More →

Mastercard and EasyPay Partner on Bill Payments

South Africans can now buy prepaid utility services or pay their accounts from approximately 600 bill issuers with the new EasyPay Mobile app using Masterpass, the global digital payment service Read More →

Rocket Remit Launches Mobile Money Transfer to Cameroon, The DRC and Mozambique

mHITs (pronounced Em-HITS), the leading Australian FinTech mobile remittance pioneer, has announced its Australian mobile remittance service Rocket Remit has launched money transfer services from Australia to three new African Read More →

DOCOMO Digital Partners with Vodacom to Launch Google Play Carrier Billing Integration in Tanzania

Global mobile payments company, DOCOMO Digital has partnered with Vodacom in Tanzania to give customers the option to pay for content on the Google Play Store using “Vodacom Airtime” carrier Read More →

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