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Seamless West Africa

The payments, banking and financial sectors are currently at the height of change, defined by innovation and development in technology and regulation. Seamless West Africa is a multi-brand event, with 500+ Read More →

SWIFT Message Traffic Grows 4.4% in Africa

Figures released at SWIFT’s 26th African Regional Conference show much stronger growth in particular regions, including in West Africa at 29%

Data released at the SWIFT African Regional Conference Read More →

Allied Wallet Africa will Introduce the Region to a New Level of Economical Growth

Allied Wallet Africa will introduce the region to a new level of economical growth

Allied Wallet, a globally leading provider of mainstream online payment processing, and its CEO Andy Read More →

FirstBank Reinforces Financial Inclusion Drive with Market Activations

As a part of efforts to deepen Financial Inclusion in Nigeria, First Bank of Nigeria Limited extended the Agent Banking campaign to 14 major markets and business points across Bayelsa, Read More →

Interoperability: The Next Phase of Mobile Money

This is the last of a three-part series on the importance of interoperability in the payments space. In the first article we looked at the early history of electronic payments Read More →

Janngo Launches Jexport to Accelerate Access to Regional & International Market for African SMEs

In a bid to address their challenges in a more systematic and holistic way, Janngo closes a strategic partnership with Agence Côte d’Ivoire PME to further improve access Read More →

Ecobank Appoints MFS Africa as Digital Payment Partner

Ecobank The Pan-African bank has announced the appointment of MFS Africa as Digital payment partner enabling cross-platform payment services for Ecobank account holders. The partnership allows Ecobank customers to send Read More →

Stripe, Visa Join $8 Million Series A Round in African Payments Startup Paystack

Paystack, a Nigeria-based startup providing payments tools to businesses in Africa, has raised $8 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Stripe, and includes Visa, follow-on funding Read More →

Mobile Banking Platform Sim Korpor Launched in Sierra Leone

Rokel Commercial Bank is bringing greater financial inclusion and convenience to participants in Sierra Leone’s economy by launching the mobile banking platform, Sim Korpor. Starting in Freetown, customers with an 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 →

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