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TransferTo Drives Further Expansion into Africa with New Senior Appointment

TransferTo, a leading Cross-Border Mobile Payments Network for emerging markets, has appointed Djibril Diallo as VP Business Development to head operations across West and Central Africa, as the company ramps Read More →

LCB Bank and Mastercard Work on the Republic of Congo’s Economy Transformation

LCB Bank, a subsidiary of BMCE Bank Of Africa Morocco Group, and Mastercard have announced their and partnership focused on digitising the Republic of Congo's financial economy in support of Read More →

Why the Rest of the World Should be Following Africa’s Mobile Banking Example

Entersekt CEO, Schalk Nolte, looks at how African banks are responding to mobile security threats and points out that the rest of the world should be taking a page out Read More →

UBA Launches One-Stop e-payment Portal

E-commerce in Africa is set to receive a boost as United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has introduced an online payments and collections platform tagged U-bills. The online payment platform Read More →

TMB Honored as the Best Bank in Central Africa

TMB has been announced as the Best Bank in Central Africa at the prestigious African Banker Awards. The awards ceremony was held in Kigali, Rwanda, during the African Development Bank’s Read More →

Banco Nacional de Angola Implements SWIFT Sanctions Screening

SWIFT has announced that Banco Nacional de Angola is implementing SWIFT’s Sanctions Screening service to help the country meet its financial crime compliance obligations. SWIFT Sanctions Screening is a cloud-based subscription Read More →

MasterCard Enters Seven New Markets in Africa

MasterCard has announced its expansion into seven new markets across Central and West Africa, increasing its acceptance footprint across the continent and securing a number of strategic agreements. The addition of Read More →

Standard Chartered Opens a Subsidiary in Angola

Standard Chartered has announced the opening of an onshore banking subsidiary in Angola, together with ENSA, a leading Angolan insurance company. The Bank has signed a joint venture with ENSA Read More →

MasterCard Appoints Products and Solutions Vice President in sub-Saharan Africa

MasterCard has appointed Ezediashi Ofili as Vice President and Business Leader to drive the growth of its Prepaid Business in sub-Saharan Africa. He will also oversee MasterCard’s Global Products and Read More →

EMP Brings Electronic Payment Card Processing to Cameroon

Emerging Markets Payments (EMP), an electronic payments card processing company in the Middle East and Africa, announced today that it has been appointed to provide electronic payments processing for taxes Read More →

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