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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 →

Absa CIB Named Best Investment Bank in Africa at the EMEA Awards

Absa Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB) claimed top honours in the 12th EMEA Finance African Banking Awards for 2019 when it was awarded Best Investment Bank in Africa; it also Read More →

ZICB Launches Suite of Mastercard Digital Solutions To Boost Business Growth in Zambia

Zambia Industrial Commercial Bank Limited (ZICB) has announced a partnership with global payments technology company Mastercard to issue Mastercard prepaid and debit business cards, providing its business customers with a Read More →

MCB “Bank of the Year 2019” in Mauritius

MCB has won the "Bank of the Year 2019" in Mauritius title award by the prestigious publication The Banker, a subsidiary of the Financial Times Group. The trophy Read More →

Financial Inclusion Firmly on Africa’s Agenda

A year since launching, uKheshe, South Africa’s cheapest and most convenient QR cash card and micro transaction platform, has left an indelible imprint on South Africa’s unbanked and underbanked. The Read More →

SWIFT African Regional Conference 2020

We are delighted to announce that the SWIFT African Regional Conference (ARC) will take place in Cape Town, South Africa, on 21-23 April 2020. ARC is an annual event bringing together Read More →

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