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Visa SSA Grows with New Appointments for Region

Visa Inc. has announced the appointment of two new members to its Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) team. Bevan Smith and Rebecca Chiume join VISA SSA’s Risk and Consumer Products divisions respectively, Read More →

SA Fintech Company Entersekt Wins Best Mobile Security Technology 2018 Award

For the third year in a row, South African fintech company, Entersekt has won the Best Mobile Security Technology award in the annual Banker Africa Southern Africa Banking Awards. The aim Read More →

PayPal Suggests South Africans Prefer Digital Wallets

PayPal released data about mobile phone usage and mobile eCommerce at the Seamless Africa Conference in Cape Town earlier this week. Online shopping is on the rise in South Africa. South Read More →

FNB Produces Strong Results Despite Tough Conditions

Profits from FNB's Retail business surged 21%, while the bank’s Commercial business units produced profit growth of 13%. The results were robust given modest Read More →

SASSA Makes Great Strides Towards Insourcing Grant Payments

One of the key goals of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is to manage and pay social grants without the use of a third party contractor as is Read More →

BankservAfrica Builds Momentum for Payments Modernisation in South Africa

Digital and mobile economies of the future requires that South Africa look to the next generation of payments infrastructure to fulfil developmental goals and remain competitive in the global economy, Read More →

eCommerce Automation and Personalisation set to Shake Things up in SA

As part of the Lagos State Government’s strategic vision to embrace a digital future through the adoption of innovative technology and processes across all spheres of governance and public-sector service Read More →

Air Namibia Places Trust in Wirecard for Flight Bookings

The national airline of Namibia, Air Namibia, and Wirecard, one of the leading specialists in digital financial technology, are cooperating in the field of payment processing. Air Namibia customers around Read More →

AFRRI 2017 Financial Services in Africa: Disruption vs Leapfrogging

The 2017 African Financial Retail Readiness (AFRRI) Report looks at the relationship between technology and financial retail services in Africa. Produced by Calleo, a South African based marketing consultancy, in consultation Read More →

SASSA Requests Extension of Suspension of Contract Invalidity

SASSA filed an affidavit with the Concourt to request an extension of the suspension of invalidity of the CPS contract. This is to allow SASSA to phase out CPS and Read More →

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