Remitano Makes Money Transfer Between South Africa and Other Countries Easier and Faster with the New “Cash-out” Feature

Due to the ever-increasing volume of money transfers across the globe, Remitano, a global escrow-marketplace, has just launched a smart, free, and safe approach for international money transfers. This system Read More →

FirstBank CEO Lists Technology, Capacity as Key for Post-COVID-19 Growth

…Thumbs up mobile banking (FirstMobile) and USSD (*894#) platforms By Bolaji Israel Dr Adesola Adeduntan, Chief Executive Officer, First Bank of Nigeria Limited said technology, innovation and enhanced capabilities have become necessary Read More →

Game Remains Important Player to Handle Growing Demands for Money Transfers

Despite the many digital innovations being made in terms of cross-border payments, retailers still have an important role to play in facilitating the thousands of remittances made from South Africa Read More →

PayU: The Pace of Fintech in Africa

By Karen Nadasen, CEO at PayU South Africa The past year has for so many been difficult on an unprecedented scale, but there has also been some fascinating growth and resilience Read More →

Ukheshe Technologies and Infobip Collaborate to Create SA’s First WhatsApp Payment Gateway

Leading digital fintech enablement provider, Ukheshe Technologies, together with Infobip, a global cloud communications platform that enables businesses to build connected customer experiences across all stages of the customer journey Read More →

Netcash Partners With Ecwid E-Commerce to Make it Easier for SMEs to Launch Online Shops

Leading payment solutions provider, Netcash, has partnered with e-commerce platform, Ecwid E-Commerce, to launch Netcash Shop. Powered by Ecwid E-Commerce, Netcash Shop allows merchants to create an e-commerce shop and start Read More →

Absa Earnings Decline; 7% Pre-provision Profit Growth Indicates Positive Underlying Performance

Absa Group Ltd., one of Africa’s largest financial services provider, has reported a 51% decline in normalised headline earnings to R8 billion after impairments nearly trebled to R20.6 billion amid Read More →

Mukuru Partners with Humanitarian Organisations to Deliver Cash Payments to the Most Vulnerable

Move to aid cash payments The new product line is the result of a trifecta of change in the humanitarian and money transfer sectors.
  1. An upswing in the volume of aid Read More →

$1.3 Million Grants Approved for Two Research Efforts to Enhance Women’s Digital Access to Loans and Micro-insurance

The African Development Bank has approved two grants for research that will increase African women’s access to a range of digital financial services including loans and micro-insurance. The grants, for $1 Read More →

SA Fintech firm Adumo gets R225m Investment to Expand Digital Payment Solutions in Africa

South African fintech group Adumo have announced R225 million ($15 million) in new funding from IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the IFC Financial Institutions Growth Fund Read More →

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