Shaping the Future of Banking in Africa With EFT Corporation

Last year, the World Economic Forum called Africa the “world leader” in digital and mobile banking. There’s no doubt that banking in Africa has undergone significant changes in the last few years and that it will continue to change and grow in the coming years. How can business leaders prepare for this? How has the

Innovative POS Partnership Changes Zambia’s Payment Landscape – ExiPay and Izwe

ExiPay and Izwe’s all-in-one payment terminal opens new revenue streams for merchants A partnership between payment innovation company ExiPay and loans and financial services provider Izwe has resulted in an all-in-one point of sale (POS) solution, called Izwe Pay, that facilitates payments across mobile money and card payments in Zambia. It also brings additional value-added

The Future of Trade Finance in Sub-Saharan Africa Amidst Hard Currency Challenges

With foreign exchange shortages plaguing sub-Saharan African economies, Bank One’s Head of Trade, Gerald Ndosi, explains what measures can be taken to overcome US dollar liquidity challenges, promote trade finance, and foster sustainable economic growth in the region International Trade is conducted in the currencies of major economic powers, largely the US dollar, European Union

Unifi’s Winning Formula: A Milestone in Fostering Financial Inclusion Across Sub-Saharan Africa

As a fast-growing provider of innovative, unsecured lending solutions to underserved markets across Sub-Saharan Africa, Unifi is thrilled to announce that it has opened its fiftieth branch in Africa. This marks an exciting milestone as Unifi moves closer to its mission of bringing simple, affordable credit to one million customers by 2025. “This milestone launch

Tingg by Cellulant Transforms Billing and Collections for Utility Companies in Zambia

The digital bill payments solution enables Zambians to comfortably pay their utility bills by removing the requirement to visit a physical store to pay bills in cash and providing the option to make payments digitally from the comfort of their homes Tingg, Cellulant’s digital payments platform, is challenging Zambia’s traditional bill payment method. With Tingg,

Pan African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS) and African Securities Exchange Association (ASEA) Forge Strategic Partnership to Revolutionize Cross-Border Payment of Stock Exchanges in Africa

African Export and Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat developed PAPSS, which enables instant cross-border payment in local currency The Pan African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS) and the African Securities Exchange Association (ASEA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance collaboration and cooperation in promoting cross-border

Mastercard Joins US Vice President Kamala Harris With Call to Action on Financial and Digital Inclusion in Africa

Public and private sector leaders from across Africa join Vice President Harris in Zambia to identify opportunities to close the digital divide. Mastercard calls for public and private sector alignment on Africa’s shared digital ecosystem. Mastercard’s Community Pass platform aims to enable 15 million people on the continent – mostly smallholder farmers – to participate

Ukheshe Takes a Fresh, Dynamic Approach to its African Growth

The adage ‘jack of all trades, master of none’ is apt for enterprises considering expansion into new African markets. Anthony Karingi, Vice President of Business Development – East Africa at leading fintech enablement partner Ukheshe, says the company is taking a collaborative approach to its regional expansion strategy – and is already reaping the benefits.

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 ( 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

Cellulant Joins Forces with Lusaka Chamber of Commerce to Digitize Payments for Businesses in Lusaka

Tingg’s uptake across Africa is in high gear, with products like In-store payments which leverage mobile money and mobile banking as payment methods through USSD and QR Codes Cellulant Zambia ( has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)  with the Lusaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) to offer digital payments to its member businesses. Lusaka