Online Payments

SASSA Launches Online Grant Application Portal

As from Monday, 14 September 2020 social grant applicants will be able to apply for certain social grants online. The pilot project will at this stage cover the Child Support, Read More →

Mastercard, Zimswitch Partnership Set to Drive Digital Transformation of the Payments Sector in Zimbabwe

Mastercard and Zimswitch, Zimbabwe’s national payment switch, have announced a partnership agreement to enable the modernization of Zimbabwe’s payment infrastructure, using Mastercard’s technology, products and services. This partnership will further support Read More →

UnionPay International Partners with Interswitch East Africa (Kenya) Ltd to Accelerate Payment Digitalization

UnionPay International (UPI) and Interswitch East Africa (Kenya) Limited announced their partnership today, confirming Interswitch becomes a Third-Party Service Provider (TPSP) for UnionPay International in East Africa. The partnership supports the Read More →

MFS Africa Drives Cheaper African Remittances with PaySii

Pan-African cross-border payments leader MFS Africa has announced its partnership with global money transfer start-up PaySii to help facilitate remittances in Africa. The partnership with MFS Africa will enable PaySii to Read More →

How the Social Impact of Remittances is Aiding Wellbeing in Developing Countries

By Andy Jury, CEO of Mukuru As developing nations reel from the impact of the novel coronavirus and national lockdowns, communities and households are seeing their collective resilience and wellbeing put Read More →

MFS Africa Creates New Financial Pathways into Africa with MoneyGram

MFS Africa, the pan-African cross-border payments leader, has announced a partnership with MoneyGram, a global player in cross-border P2P payments and money transfers. This partnership will enable MoneyGram to leverage Read More →

Ecobank Group Announces 2020 Winners of Fintech Challenge

All 10 finalists were officially inducted into the Ecobank Fintech Fellowship programme to explore commercial partnerships with the pan-African banking giant Nokwary, Ukheshe and Growth Factor wowed the jury to claim Read More →

Ukheshe Launches Prepaid Payments Programme with Mastercard and Nedbank and Transforming Digital Payments Landscape in South Africa

Through an extended partnership with Mastercard and Nedbank, Ukheshe Technologies the payments platform specialist, has launched its Third-Party Processing Services (TPP) in South Africa. This latest announcement by the fintech Read More →

Sombank Selects Temenos Cloud-Native Technology to Deliver Digital Islamic Banking Services in Somalia

Temenos technology will enable Sombank to accelerate digital transformation and offer a unified banking experience to customers in branch and online Sombank selects Temenos Islamic Banking ( to create innovative financial Read More →

Mastercard Enables Small Businesses to Tap into the Booming Digital Economy

SMEs can accept touchless payments from their smartphones at no additional hardware costs

Game changing solution allows small and micro merchants to enter omni-channel commerce space

Mastercard has Read More →

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