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Ingenico Group Supports Roll-out of Secure Biometric Solution in Zambia

Ingenico Group supported the roll-out of a secure biometric solution in Zambia in partnership with Paycode. This program allowed the distribution of 22 million dollars subsidies in rural Zambia within Read More →

OROBO and OpenWay to Power Cross-Border Money Transfers to West Africa

OROBO, the newly-launched money transfer platform from Saana Holdings, is opening up cross-border remittance and bill-payments into Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Serria-Leone and supporting financial inclusion in West Africa. The WAY4 Read More →

SASSA Responds to Fake SMSes that are Being Circulated to Beneficiaries

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has noted with concern the increasing number of fake SMSes that are being circulated to beneficiaries. In a recent incident the Agency has Read More →

Shoprite Launches New Banking Service ‘Shoprite Money’

Shoprite has announced the launch of Shoprite Money - a new mobile transactional banking service which is available to everyone in South Africa, even those without existing bank accounts. Using their Read More →

FNB Introduces Selfie Authentication in Account Opening

FNB has announced that SMEs can now completely switch or open a new bank account in less than five minutes through selfie authentication and digital KYC on the FNB App. This Read More →

Africa’s First Vendibit-Blockchain Teller Machine Launches in South Africa

Vendibit, a South African blockchain company, proudly announced re-opening and rebranding of Africas very first "VTM", a "cryptocurrency-ATM", sometimes called a BTM, upgraded with Vendibit blockchain technology. The machine originally Read More →

UnionPay Cards to be Issued by Post Bank Uganda

UnionPay International (UPI) and Post Bank Uganda (PBU) have entered into a cooperation agreement. As a result of the partnership, EMV-compliant UnionPay debit cards will be issued in the Uganda Read More →

Launch of Mobile Money Interoperability in Ghana

The use of mobile money has witnessed exponential growth over the past 9 years; with a year on year increase in the number of mobile money accounts as well as Read More →

Mastercard and Unilever Target Micro Entrepreneurs with New Digital Lending Platform

Mastercard and Unilever have announced that they will expand their strategic partnership to help micro entrepreneurs in Africa and other regions overcome the cash constraints that limit their ability to Read More →

Kenya Bankers Association Partners with Tech Companies to Champion Online Safety Campaign

The Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) has partnered with financial service providers to create awareness on safety measures in conducting transactions while using ATM cards, mobile phones, and online platforms. The month-long Read More →

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