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SWIFT to Host Open API Hackathon to Foster Innovation in Cross-Border Payments in Africa

  • Hackathon open to all developers and engineers working in financial sector in Africa
  • Hackathon to identify new solutions to for cross-border payments into and across  Africa
SWIFT will hold an Read More →

MCB Group Profits Reach Rs 5.3 billion

MCB Group has posted profits of Rs 5.3 billion for the first semester ended December 2019. This result represents a growth of 23.2% when compared to the corresponding Read More →

South African Mint Names New Managing Director

The South African Mint Company (RF) Proprietary Limited (South African Mint), a wholly owned subsidiary of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), is pleased to Read More →

Ecobank & Alipay Partner to Bring More Inclusive Financial Services to Users

The leading pan-African bank, Ecobank, has signed a cross-border remittance agreement with Alipay, the world’s leading payment and lifestyle platform, that aims to bring more inclusive financial services by providing Read More →

South African Retail Spending Grew 3.8 Percent This Festive Season

Mastercard SpendingPulse reports that South African consumer spending showed a healthy improvement over the festive season, with retail sales volumes rising 3.8 percent year-on-year after removing the effects of inflation. Read More →

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 →

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