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Customers Can Now Pay Small Businesses Via WhatsApp

Nedbank, in collaboration with Mastercard and Ukheshe, has launched Money Message, a new payment platform that lets small and microbusinesses conveniently receive secure in-chat payments from their customers via WhatsApp. A Read More →

CR2 named as Leader in SPARK Matrix: Digital Banking Platform, 2021 Report

Quadrant Knowledge Solutions has named CR2, the Digital, Self-Service and Payments solutions provider, as technology leader following the publication of their SPARK Matrix: Digital Banking Platform 2021 Report. The research included comprehensive Read More →

FIS Opens New Growth Opportunities for Global Brands with Worldpay Domestic Acquiring Expansion into South Africa, Nigeria and Malaysia

  • FIS continues to drive global eCommerce with domestic acquiring capabilities in high-growth regions of Southeast Asia and Africa.
  • Through its Worldpay product portfolio, FIS will bring Read More →

Netcash | How to Get Paid Faster By Making Bill Payments Easier for Customers

By Paul Adant, Solutions Architect at Netcash As South Africa’s payment system sunsets cheques and accelerates its move away from cash, consumers and businesses are looking for convenient and simple instruments Read More →

Standard Bank | After a Cautious Start, Africa’s Policymakers Should Accelerate the Implementation and Adoption of AfCFTA

By: Vinod Madhavan, Head of Trade at Standard Bank Group Africa’s policymakers need to ensure that the momentum behind the African Continental Free-trade Area (AfCFTA) is not lost following the trading Read More →

SA Fintech Startup Funded by Major International Buy Now Pay Later Player

With international investment in South Africa having drastically reduced, homegrown fintech startup Payflex has scored a significant vote of confidence from an Australian-listed multinational. Payflex is backed by Zip Co Limited Read More →

PASA | How Did South Africa Manage to End the Use of Cheques?

31 December 2020 marked the end of Cheques, one of the oldest recognized payment instruments in South Africa. For the Payments Association of South Africa (PASA), the legal and operational Read More →

Affordable Digital Banking to Revolutionise Price-sensitive East African Payments Market

In a region still dominated by cash and mobile money options, like M-Pesa, new collaborations between fintechs are looking to capture the price-sensitive market with innovative, open-loop digital payment solutions Read More →

Zeepay Ghana Acquires Mangwee Mobile Money in Zambia

Zeepay, the leading African Challenger Fintech with operations in over 10 African countries has acquired a 51 percent stake in Mangwee Mobile Money in Zambia. In a private placement Zeepay and Mangwee agreed Read More →

Crossfin Ventures Invests in SA’s First Gold-backed Savings Account, Debit Card

Crossfin Ventures, the angel investment arm of Crossfin Technology Holdings, has announced its investment in Troygold, a South African fintech enabling gold owners to digitise physical gold and use it Read More →

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