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Financial Inclusion in West Africa gets a Boost with new $10m Raise by Aella Fintech

Aella has made a visible impact on the lives of more than 300k borrowers across its Employer Backed and Direct to Consumer Verticals, who now have access to simple financial Read More →

DPO Group Extends Africa Reach with Licences to Operate in Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire and the DRC

DPO Group, a leading payments technology company in Africa, has announced that it is now operating in Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire and the Democratic Republic of Congo in francophone Africa. The Read More →

The Future of Payments in SA and Africa will be Based on Pragmatism

As we enter the next decade, local and African merchants should support payment methods that suit their customers, rather than following global trends just for the sake of it. Read More →

Retail Success in the Experience Economy

By Ian Steyn, Product Executive at Innervation Pan African Payment Solutions Want to succeed in the retail game? Then focus less on the products you sell and more on the experiences Read More →

Tribunal Approves RCS Credit Lender’s Acquisition of Edcon Book Debt

The Tribunal has approved two large merger transactions through which RCS Cards (Pty) Ltd – an unsecured credit lending provider – will acquire a portion of Edcon Limited’s book debt Read More →

South African Fintech in 2020 – What Can We Expect?

By Dominique Collett, a senior investment executive at Rand Merchant Investment Holdings and the head of AlphaCode Fintech is rapidly transforming the very essence of global financial services. Here at AlphaCode, Read More →

TerraPay Joins Forces with UBA Group for Cross-Border Remittances in 20 Countries

TerraPay, a mobile-first international payment network, has announced that it has partnered with UBA Group, a leading pan-African financial services group headquartered in Nigeria, to facilitate real-time money transfer services to its Read More →

FNB Expands its QR Code Payments Channels

Following a positive response to FNB’s integrated App-based QR code payments solution from merchants and consumers, the Bank is expanding its ecosystem by adding even more QR code payment channels Read More →

UnionPay Cards Now Accepted at all Makro Stores across South Africa

UnionPay International in partnership with Standard Bank and the food, liquor and general merchandise retailer, Makro, have jointly announced that all 22 Makro stores will be accepting UnionPay cards at Read More →

Altron in Partnership to Launch Public Transport Cashless Payment Solution in Rwanda

JSE-listed technology company Altron, through its Rest of Africa operations, has partnered with Pascal Technologies to provide a seamless and integrated payment system for motorcycle public transport services in Rwanda. In terms Read More →

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