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Gemalto to Provide Ghana Central Bank with PURE Payment Technology

Digital security provider Gemalto is providing its PURE white-label payment solution to Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems, a subsidiary of Ghana’s central bank that manages the country’s interbank payment Read More →

ProvidusBank Provides Customers with Access to the Exclusive World Elite Mastercard Service in Nigeria

ProvidusBank launches the World Elite Mastercard offering in Nigeria, providing affluent consumers and frequent travelers with a range of priceless travel benefits and lifestyle privileges both at home and abroad. Read More →

PayU Nigeria Launches Secure Online Payment Requests with PayU Receive

Businesses in Nigeria can now securely request and receive payments directly from their customers using PayU’s secure product called PayU Receive. PayU Receive is a secure payment solution that facilitates business-to-business Read More →

FirstBank Nigeria Recertified to PCI DSS Version 3.2

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s most valuable bank brand, has successfully recertified to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) version 3.2, having been one of the Read More →

TransferTo Drives Further Expansion into Africa with New Senior Appointment

TransferTo, a leading Cross-Border Mobile Payments Network for emerging markets, has appointed Djibril Diallo as VP Business Development to head operations across West and Central Africa, as the company ramps Read More →

FirstBank Leads Payment Cards Issuance in Nigeria

First Bank of Nigeria has been named the first financial institution in Nigeria and the West-Africa sub-region to issue 10 million cards to customers across the country. This makes FirstBank Read More →

Digital Payments Could Save Ghana Over GHS 1 billion Within Next Four Years

At an event bringing together key government and business players, the Ghana’s Ministry of Finance and the UN-based Better Than Cash Alliance released a report documenting the country’s progress in creating Read More →

First Bank of Nigeria Increases Stake in FBNBank DRC

First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank or the Bank), the foremost Nigerian bank, announced the acquisition of the remaining shares in FBNBank DRC Limited (FBNBank DRC), making it FirstBank’s wholly Read More →

M2M, Key to Unlocking Economic Inclusivity and Innovation in Africa

As more financial service providers adopt machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions, it is becoming ever more apparent that these solutions are vital to economic inclusivity and innovation on the African continent. This Read More →

Ghana: Mobile Money Fraud on the Rise

Corporate Executive of MTN Ghana, Mrs. Cynthia Lumor, has warned customers and subscribers of the mobile money service against sharing their pin numbers with vendors or agents. According to her, no Read More →

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