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EcoCash Launch Scan & Pay, Powered by Masterpass QR

EcoCash and Mastercard have announced the launch of EcoCash Scan & Pay, a simple, secure and instant mobile payments solution for consumers and merchants, as part of their efforts to Read More →

Absa Joins the Sovrin Foundation to Pave the Way Forward for Digital Identity Management in Africa

Absa Group has become the first African bank and only the second company on the continent to join the global Sovrin Foundation as a Founding Steward – a move that Read More →

Samsung Pay – Early Access Available in South Africa

The first on the continent to access Samsung Pay, South Africans will be able to enjoy this highly innovative, safer, simpler payment method that works anywhere. Staying true to Samsung’s legacy Read More →

Nedbank Money App Enables All QR Scan-to-Pay Services

Mastercard and Entersekt have collaborated to enable Nedbank’s customers to make QR payments to Masterpass, Pay@, SnapScan, and Zapper merchants and billers through the Nedbank Money app, whether they are Read More →

MyGate by Wirecard Launches secureEFT to Boost Online Sales for Merchants

Merchants who receive payments from consumers via electronic funds transfer (EFT) can now get instant notification of successful settlement, significantly speeding up transactions. secureEFT, an instant EFT payment service that allows Read More →

Two South African Startups make it to Final Round of Visa’s Everywhere Initiative in Sub Sahara Africa

Leading fintech companies from the Sub-Sahara Africa (SSA) technology startup community have made it to the finals of Visa’s Everywhere Initiative, a global innovation program that tasks start-ups to solve Read More →

Truecaller Partners with Paystack to Enable More African Businesses to Accept Online Payments

We’ve partnered with Paystack to allow more merchants across Africa to accept payments online in a frictionless and secure manner by leveraging Truecaller’s mobile identity product, Truecaller SDK. Paystack is one Read More →

FNB Branches Widen Digital Banking Reach

FNB customers are increasingly using the bank’s branch based Digital Zones to transact. The bank says the use of its Digital Zones has grown considerably since introduction in 2016 with Read More →

Crossfin in Partnership with Apis for Payments Acceptance in Southern Africa

The pursuit of greater electronic payment adoption among South African merchants received a significant boost with the announcement of a partnership between leading African fintech holding company Crossfin Technology Holdings Read More →

FNB Sees Growth in Digital Channel Usage

Digital Banking has not only opened access to a wider array of banking products for customers across different demographics, it also gives them full control of their banking. Khathu Ramoliko, Head Read More →

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