Sub Saharan Africa

CR2 named as Leader in SPARK Matrix: Digital Banking Platform, 2021 Report

Quadrant Knowledge Solutions has named CR2, the Digital, Self-Service and Payments solutions provider, as technology leader following the publication of their SPARK Matrix: Digital Banking Platform 2021 Report. The research included comprehensive Read More →

FIS Opens New Growth Opportunities for Global Brands with Worldpay Domestic Acquiring Expansion into South Africa, Nigeria and Malaysia

  • FIS continues to drive global eCommerce with domestic acquiring capabilities in high-growth regions of Southeast Asia and Africa.
  • Through its Worldpay product portfolio, FIS will bring Read More →

Zeepay Ghana Acquires Mangwee Mobile Money in Zambia

Zeepay, the leading African Challenger Fintech with operations in over 10 African countries has acquired a 51 percent stake in Mangwee Mobile Money in Zambia. In a private placement Zeepay and Mangwee agreed Read More →

The Minister of Finance Approves Access Bank’s Acquisition of Grobank

The Minister of Finance, on the recommendation of the Prudential Authority (PA), has approved the proposed acquisition of the controlling interest in Grobank by Access Bank Plc (Access Bank). Access Read More →

Ecobank appoints Tomisin Fashina as Group Executive, Operations & Technology

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), parent company of the Ecobank Group, announces that Tomisin Fashina has been appointed as its new Group Executive for Operations & Technology, a position he will Read More →

Network International appoints Hany Fekry as Regional President – Northern and Sub-Saharan Africa

Network International, the leading enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa (MEA), has announced the appointment of Egyptian national Hany Fekry as Regional President – Northern and Read More →

PayU: The Pace of Fintech in Africa

By Karen Nadasen, CEO at PayU South Africa The past year has for so many been difficult on an unprecedented scale, but there has also been some fascinating growth and resilience Read More →

$1.3 Million Grants Approved for Two Research Efforts to Enhance Women’s Digital Access to Loans and Micro-insurance

The African Development Bank has approved two grants for research that will increase African women’s access to a range of digital financial services including loans and micro-insurance. The grants, for $1 Read More →

Botswana Savings Bank Goes Digital – BSB selects CR2 to Power its Digital Offering

Botswana Savings Bank (BSB) has selected global leading digital banking provider, CR2, to launch a suite of digital banking channels and payment services.  This will allow BSB to execute their Read More →

WIZZIT Digital Launches SoftPOS with PIN Mobile Payment Solution

Software only solution enables smartphones to be used for PIN protected contactless transactions for any amount with no additional hardware required

WIZZIT Digital has launched its Tap2Pay SoftPOS with PIN solution and is Read More →

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