Southern Africa

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 →

Standard Bank Launches the First SHYFT UnionPay Card to South African and Chinese Clients

While thousands of South Africans travel to China each year for leisure and business purposes, transacting in the country can be a frustrating experience. The limited acceptance of other international Read More →

uKheshe Partners With Mastercard to Bring Mobile Payments to Unbanked South Africans

uKheshe, a locally developed financial inclusion platform, has further enhanced its offering to the unbanked by collaborating with Mastercard to enable informal traders, street vendors and casual labourers to accept Read More →

Crossfin Ventures Backs Mobile Wallet Platform My-iMali

Integration of mobile wallet with debit card a ‘holy grail’ for displacing cash, creating financial products for informal market. African fintech holding company Crossfin has made a strategic investment into mobile Read More →

Standard Bank Wins The Banker Bank of the Year South Africa Award for 2019

Standard Bank Group has been recognised once again for its accomplishments over the past year. This time round, the bank has secured prestigious country awards in South Africa, Lesotho, Zambia, Read More →

FNB Launches Easy Zero, a No Monthly Fee Digital Account With a Card

FNB has launched Easy Zero, a fully-fledged digital bank account with a card to allow customers to transact easily, conveniently and safely without paying a monthly fee. The Read More →

Spark ATM Systems have Installed 4000 ATM’s

In its 14th year of trading, and about to celebrate 15 years of excellence in 2020, Spark ATM Systems have officially laid down a marker in the ATM industry in Read More →

Nedbank and Fexco Partnership Enables Global Visitors in SA to Pay in Their Home Currencies

In a move that is sure to have positive growth benefits for South Africa’s tourism industry, Nedbank and Fexco, a leading independent global provider of DCC and multi-currency (MCP) Read More → Becomes DPO South Africa

Just over two years ago, we announced the acquisition of PayGate by the DPO Group. This meant our South African merchant community had access to the impressive DPO network to help Read More →

Chat Commerce in Africa has Leapfrogged Other Regions

Speaking at an event hosted at AfricaCom in Cape Town this week, Clickatell co-founder and CEO, Pieter de Villiers shared his insight into chat commerce and chat banking and how Read More →

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