Southern Africa

TallOrder POS Integration with Netcash Offers Truly Contactless Payment Experience

Netcash and have announced a partnership to make it faster, simpler and more convenient for small and medium businesses in the hospitality and retail sector to accept and reconcile Read More →

All Shoprite, Checkers & Usave Stores Now Accept Cash Deposits for Major SA Banks

Customers can now deposit cash directly onto their bank card at the till point in any Shoprite, Checkers or Usave store. Together with other established in-store services Read More →

Mastercard Partners with Hellopay to Bring Contactless Payments to South Africa’s Informal Economy

Hellopay to roll out Mastercard Tap on Phone technology, enabling small businesses to accept contactless payments using their NFC-enabled Android phone

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SARB | Consultation Paper on the Feasibility of Establishing a Domestic Card Scheme in South Africa

The South African Reserve Bank recently launched a consultation paper on the feasibility of a domestic card scheme. According to their consultation paper, the purpose of this consultation paper is Read More →

SWIFT Community Update – Focus on South Africa: Customer Insights – How will gpi help the market?

Launched in 2017, SWIFT global payments innovation (gpi) has transformed cross-border payments, providing speed, transparency and traceability across the payment journey. Louise Mostert, Senior Country Manager South Africa at Read More →

Equity Group Holdings Announces the Creation of a Regional Office for Central and Southern Africa Region

  • The Group is appointing former BCDC Managing Director Yves Cuypers, as its first African Regional Director
  • Appointment signals Group’s continuing plans for expansion across Africa
Equity Group Holdings has announced Read More →

BankservAfrica Appoints Head of Modernisation

BankservAfrica is pleased to announce the appointment of Bishnen Kumalo as the Executive Head of SA Modernisation. She joins BankservAfrica on 1 March 2021 and will become the latest member Read More →

Standard Bank to Partner with Northern Trust to Offer Transition Management Services Across Southern Africa

Standard Bank has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Chicago-headquartered financial services company Northern Trust, to partner on the delivery of transition management services across Southern Africa. Under the partnership, Read More →

New Automated Clearing House goes Live in Zimbabwe

Finteq Africa is proud to announce the recent go-live of their flagship product, FCH. This is an ISO 20022 EFT Clearing House solution, deployed into the Zimbabwe financial industry through Read More →

Mastercard and MTN Empower Millions of Consumers in Africa to Make Payments on Global Platforms, Advancing Digital Financial Inclusion

  • Partnership will enable millions of MTN customers to pay on global online platforms with a Mastercard virtual payment solution linked to MTN MoMo wallet
  • Mastercard’s technology will enable new Read More →

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