Payfast Rebrand Brings PayGate and SiD Under One Roof

South Africa’s leading payment gateway provider Payfast has undergone a major rebrand. Having joined forces with PayGate and SiD under Network International, the company has created a new home for its consolidated offering. With a renewed focus on enabling growth – for the brand, its merchants, and the broader ecommerce industry – this milestone represents

Yellow Pay: The Newest Payment Feature from Yellow Card, Now Available Across Africa

The new product uses Yellow Card’s crypto exchange platform to complete customer transactions in USDT  Yellow Card Financial (www.YellowCard.io) is excited to announce that their revolutionary new payment feature Yellow Pay (https://bit.ly/3QuL1gc), is officially available across Africa. With Yellow Pay, customers can send and receive money through the Yellow Card crypto exchange platform, without any

Growth in Cashless Transactions Spurs New and Innovative Payment Solutions

Last year, exciting developments in South Africa’s payments sector were good reason to be cautiously optimistic about 2023 with new products and services setting the pace of the journey to a digital cashless future, says Andrew Springate, CEO of fintech payment solution provider PAYM8. “The South African economy is under tremendous pressure with rising interest

Network International Appoints Sandeep Chouhan, a Global Leader in Banking and Payments, as its Group Chief Business Transformation and Technology Officer

Sandeep most recently served as Group Chief Operating Officer of Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB)  Network International (Network) (www.Network.ae), the leading enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, has announced the appointment of Sandeep Chouhan as Group Chief Business Transformation and Technology Officer. Bringing global experience in spearheading Business and

The enza group: A new contender enters the African payments industry

A team of highly-experienced payments industry professionals have today launched the enza group (enza), a payments company focused on servicing the growing needs of banks, fintechs, and MNOs across the African continent. The African consumer payments landscape remains dominated by cash, with global management consulting firm McKinsey[1] estimating that only 5 to 7 percent of

Consumers Will Choose Cash to Make Billions of Rand in Festive Season Payments

Cash remains one of South African consumers’ favourite ways to pay because it’s convenient, easy, and offers low transaction costs for customers and retailers alike. That means that every small and medium sized retailer should be preparing itself to manage an influx of cash over the festive season as consumers splash out on treats and

Hello Pay Offers Armed Response Option in Powerhouse of Solutions for SMEs and Informal Entrepreneurs

Local fintech company, Hello Pay has included a state-of-the-art armed response option in its turn-key suite of business solutions, providing peace of mind to spaza shops, kasi traders, informal entrepreneurs, and SMEs across South Africa. Adding to Hello Pay’s award-winning touch enabled android payment solution, the company’s recently launched Business Solution offers merchants access to loans,

Cellulant Zambia Extends Services to over 2 Million Zanaco Bank Customers with Pay TV Offering

This announcement was made at the Zanaco Innovation Lab where Cellulant was present as a partner offering digital services to the bank  Cellulant Zambia (Cellulant.io) today announced the additional provision of services to Zambia’s largest and most profitable indigenous bank, Zanaco. The bank’s customers can now enjoy paying for TV services such as Topstar, Zuku

Absa Appoints Group Executives in People Function; Information & Technology; and, Brand, Marketing & Corporate Affairs Roles

Absa Group Ltd. today announced the appointment of three Group executives, with effect 1 January 2023, signalling further progress in its ambition to create a winning, talented and diverse team. “The appointments build on the positive momentum that was achieved through Executive Committee changes and operating model refinement earlier this year,” said Absa Group Chief

African Start-Ups at the Forefront of Digital Innovations Transforming Africa’s Economy

PayBox is a fast growing African fintech start-up cross-border mobile growth engine enabling easy access to offline and online digital payment and business solutions.  African tech innovators at the recent Africa Money & Defi Summit in Accra, Ghana proved that they are at the forefront of change on the continent, from fintech to agritech. “Africa