Sub Saharan Africa

Vodacom to Join ‘Transactions Cleared on an Immediate Basis’ Payment Scheme to Reduce International Remittance Costs across SADC

Vodacom Group and the SADC Banking Association have signed a memorandum of understanding that will allow the Vodacom Group to join the South African Development Community’s Transactions Cleared on an Read More →

Ecobank Group’s Pan-African Banking Sandbox is Live

The Sandbox is a major milestone for the Ecobank Group on it’s Open Banking strategy and it will accelerate partnership with Fintechs and other Partners across Africa After a successful pilot Read More →

MFS Africa Creates New Financial Pathways into Africa with MoneyGram

MFS Africa, the pan-African cross-border payments leader, has announced a partnership with MoneyGram, a global player in cross-border P2P payments and money transfers. This partnership will enable MoneyGram to leverage Read More →

ATMIA Publishes Research Report on the Independent ATM Sector in Africa

ATMIA today published its  2020 International IAD (Independent ATM Deployer) Study for Africa,  which paints a big picture of opportunities for retail ATM deployment across varying emerging markets on Read More →

SADC Banking Association: Transactions Cleared on an Immediate Basis (TCIB – Low-Value Cross Border Credit Transfers)

In support of the SADC Strategy on Financial Inclusion and SME Access to Finance as a means to accelerate financial inclusion programmes in all SADC Member States, which was approved Read More →

Ecobank Group named Africa’s Best Bank for Corporate Responsibility by Euromoney

Euromoney recognises Ecobank’s focus on sustainability and partnerships and its core capabilities in delivering positive social and environmental outcomes across Africa The leading pan-African banking group, Ecobank, ( has won the coveted Read More →

Banking Sector Urged to Go Digital to Build Resilience and Sustainable Growth Post Covid-19

Banks from the region shared some case studies on digitisation in banking services in the region Bankers from Sub Saharan Africa and China who attended the Huawei Sub-Saharan Africa Financial Services Read More →

Ecobank Group & Google Collaborate to Deliver Digital Solutions Tailored for Ecobank’s SME Customers

Ecobank Group (, the pan-African Bank, in collaboration with Google is helping to equip African SMEs with the necessary digital skills to navigate the rapidly evolving business world. The aim Read More →

Mukuru Groceries Launches to Support Zimbabwean Families During the Crisis

The service will give foreign national workers living in South Africa the ability to provide for their families back home with basic staples.  Mukuru, one of Africa’s leading remittance providers, has Read More →

DPO Group and Mastercard Join Forces to Help Businesses in Africa Move Online

New e-commerce store provides free website with integrated digital payments    African digital payments company, DPO Group, has launched an e-commerce store. Powered by Mastercard’s payments gateway technology, the platform will Read More →

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