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PASA will be Reducing the Maximum Value for Writing a Cheque

After careful consideration and consultation with key stakeholders, PASA will be reducing the maximum value for writing a cheque from the current value of R500 000 to R50 000, effective Read More →

PayU Acquires Turkish Digital Payments Provider Iyzico

PayU announces the acquisition of iyzico – a digital payment services provider and one of the most hotly tipped fintech start-ups in Turkey – for $165 million. The acquisition, which adds Read More →

American Express Launches vPayment in South Africa

American Express has launched vPayment in the South African market, offering travellers and travel agents a safe, simple and reliable way to pay for their travel bookings. vPayment controls and streamlines Read More →

The Future of Payments: Top Technologies Leading the Way

As changes in consumer behavior continue being rapid in the banking sector, technologies such as big data, IoT, machine learning, and mobile devices remain highly disruptive on the market. Simultaneously, Read More →

Half the World’s Population to Use Digital Wallets by 2024, Juniper Research Study Finds

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the number of people using digital wallets will increase from 2.3 billion this year to nearly 4 billion, or 50% of Read More →

Allied Wallet Africa will Introduce the Region to a New Level of Economical Growth

Allied Wallet Africa will introduce the region to a new level of economical growth

Allied Wallet, a globally leading provider of mainstream online payment processing, and its CEO Andy Read More →

Mastercard Supports African Payment Innovation through Engage Partnership Platform

Mastercard is expanding its Engage programme in sub-Saharan Africa, with the first Engage events in Nigeria and Kenya to introduce local fintech innovators to its broad partnership opportunities. Mastercard Engage, launched Read More →

The National Bank of Bahrain is the First Bank in MENA to Provide Open Banking Services

Bahrain’s national bank partners with Tarabut Gateway, Bahrain’s first licensed open banking systems provider, to enable customers to access new digital services and aggregate all their accounts from Read More →

Visa Opens Door to Digital-First Payment Experiences Through Visa Next

Visa has introduced a new platform with a set of beta APIs, specifications and development tools for issuers and issuer processors to begin building and beta testing new payment products Read More →

African Payment Industry Experts Support ISO 20022 Migration

Payment industry experts from Africa and across the world have joined forces with SWIFT to step up the drive to move cross-border transactions to the ISO 20022 standard. First published in Read More →

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