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Prophius partners with Mastercard to launch Tap on Phone payments to Small Businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa
29-09-2022 | 13:32:10
Financial technology company Prophius has announced the launch of its PayContactless solution certified by Mastercard – a contactless acceptance solution that turns any NFC-enabled Android device into a physical point of sale.
Afreximbank Trade Payment Services (AfPAY) launched
29-09-2022 | 13:03:00
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) announced the commercial launch of Afreximbank Trade Payment Services – or “AfPAY” – an intervention designed to facilitate the settlement of international trade on open account terms on behalf of identified African financial institutions and their clients.
South Africa’s appetite for digital payments continues to grow, Mastercard new payments index 2022
27-09-2022 | 10:39:22
Mastercard’s New Payments Index 2022 found that 95% of people in South Africa have used at least at one emerging digital payment method in the last year.
Ghanaian fintech SecondSTAX raises $1.6m pre-seed funding to expand to other countries
27-09-2022 | 10:36:00
Ghanaian fintech SecondSTAX (Secondary Securities Trading and Aggregation eXchange), announced it has raised $1.6 million in pre-seed funding from private investors and venture capital firms, including LoftyInc Capital and STEMeIn.
Digital bank FairMoney partners with Oradian to accelerate market growth in Africa and Asia
27-09-2022 | 09:50:00
FairMoney, a credit-led mobile banking platform for emerging markets in Africa and Asia, has partnered with Oradian, a cloud-based core banking system, to power its next stage of growth and product innovation.
West african fintech startup Julaya raises $5m extension round to expand its operations
26-09-2022 | 10:40:00
Julaya, a fintech stratup based in Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal and France, announced it has raised $5 million extension round led by European venture capital fund Speedinvest to expand its operations in West Africa.
Finastra and Visa announce global BaaS offering integrating Visa Direct
26-09-2022 | 07:16:00
Finastra and Visa have announced a Banking as a Service (BaaS) collaboration to co-develop new functionality on its Payments Hub solutions and implement Visa Direct
Nigerian fintech Flutterwave adds Google Pay as a payment option for African businesses
22-09-2022 | 14:15:00
Nigerian fintech Flutterwave has announced Google Pay, a mobile payment service, developed by Google, as a payment method on Flutterwave.
Kippa obtained Super Agent Banking Licence from Central Bank of Nigeria
22-09-2022 | 08:45:00
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued Africave Technologies Limited DBA Kippa, the financial management and payments platform, a Payment Solutions Services Licence to Operate as a Super-Agent.
Chapa launches online payment gateway service for businesses
21-09-2022 | 14:11:07
The Ethiopian Fintech Startup Chapa, enables organisations and businesses to accept all possible local and international digital payment methods from anywhere in the world.
[Column] Gbenga Okejimi: How WorldRemit is promoting financial inclusivity in Ghana
21-09-2022 | 13:41:00
In emerging markets all across the globe, marginalized groups face limited access to both financial services and financial literacy.1 As a result of the financial exclusion, many developing countries face extreme poverty rates which leads to instability.
CreditCare Tech partners with Moneygram to expands trusted service in Nigeria and more locations globally
21-09-2022 | 11:39:24
Creditcare Technology announced that they have partnered with MoneyGram a global leader in the evolution of digital P2P payments, to expand further into the emerging markets of the Philippines, Vietnam, and, now Nigeria with Moneygram.
MoneyGram Helps e& offer mobile wallets to 160M Consumers across Asia, Africa and the Middle East
21-09-2022 | 09:08:00
MoneyGram and e& international expand their partnership, enabling 160M consumers across Asia, Africa and the Middle East to send money globally
Mastercard announces deal with Kenya Tourism Board to help boost tourism
20-09-2022 | 12:29:00
The aim of the MoU is to drive growth of tourism numbers into Kenya by leveraging various Mastercard channels, including its Priceless.com platform.
Nigerian blockchain payments startup Bitmama closes $2m pre-seed round to scale growth
19-09-2022 | 16:40:00
Nigerian blockchain payments startup Bitmama announced a pre-seed extension of $1.65 million, adding to the $350,000 it received last October, thus closing the round at $2 million, led by Unicorn Growth Capital and Launch Africa.
Mastercard and partners launched contactless Tap-to-Pay transactions via smart devices in Nigeria
19-09-2022 | 12:04:50
ProvidusBank, Mastercard, Interswitch and Thales launch contactless Tap-to-Pay transactions via smart devices in Nigeria.
Mobile remittances to lead digital revolution in marginal rural areas in five African countries
16-09-2022 | 14:35:00
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) announced its first grant to a digital payments company, MFS Africa, to promote the use of mobile remittances in marginal rural areas in five African countries.
CellPoint Digital partners with Radisson Hotel Group
15-09-2022 | 11:20:01
Radisson Hotel Group will now use CellPoint Digital’s full payment orchestration platform to seamlessly integrate new payment methods, new acquirers and stored card facilities.
Xente Tech acquires PSO license from Bank of Uganda
15-09-2022 | 10:58:00
PSO license open up opportunity for Xente to provide world-class financial technology solutions to businesses in Africa and is a commitment to Xente customers, partners, and other stakeholders, that they are offered a safe and compliant service.
Verto announces new partnership with Africa-focused firm Xente
15-09-2022 | 10:44:24
B2B cross-border payments firm Verto has partnered with Xente, a multicurrency digital payments platform for African businesses, to provide cross-border payment services to non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Uganda.
[Ghana] DPO Group collaborates with Mastercard to help businesses accept digital payments
15-09-2022 | 10:40:25
Through the collaboration, DPO will leverage Mastercard’s digital payments technology to enable merchants to safely, seamlessly and securely accept a wide range of digital payment methods including mobile money and via e-wallets – both locally and from abroad – in the currency of their choice.
Flutterwave launches eNaira payments for businesses in Nigeria
15-09-2022 | 09:46:00
Nigerian PayTech Flutterwave has launched support for the eNaira,The payment method is available to all Flutterwave merchants who want to collect Nigerian Naira (NGN) from their customers who have the eNaira app.
Mastercard partners with Google to launch Google Pay in South Africa
15-09-2022 | 09:35:22
A secure, more seamless way to transact, Google Pay saves customers from handing over their payment cards, touching physical buttons, or exchanging cash.
Network International Appoints Dr. Reda Helal Group MD, Processing Business for Africa
08-09-2022 | 09:49:00
Network International has appointed of Dr Reda Helal as Group Managing Director, Processing Business – Africa and co-head of Group Processing.
SafariBus card, a new transport payment card in Kigali
08-09-2022 | 09:41:57
Designed and developed by Centrika, a Rwandan fintech and software development company, the smart card dubbed SafariBus has for months been piloted in Musanze District and launched countrywide.
WorldRemit partners with Hello Paisa to ease money transfers to Zimbabwe
07-09-2022 | 12:54:27
This partnership allows the Zimbabwean diaspora to effortlessly send money back home and provides their loved ones the ability to receive and withdraw the funds through an extended cash pickup network in both rural and peri-urban areas.
RapidCollect™ du Groupe Ecobank permet d'encaisser les paiements à travers l'Afrique avec un seul compte
07-09-2022 | 12:08:08
Avec un seul compte, les entreprises clientes peuvent recevoir des fonds instantanément de leurs clients dans leur pays d'origine et les autres pays du réseau panafricain de Ecobank.
Ecobank Group’s RapidCollect™ enable to collect their payments across Africa with only one account
07-09-2022 | 11:27:00
With only one account, business customers can receive funds instantly from their clients in their home country and across Ecobank’s pan-African network
Digital Dollar Project launches technical sandbox program
07-09-2022 | 09:48:28
The Digital Dollar Project launches technical Sandbox Program to explore Central Bank Digital Currency Infrastructure Solutions
Cameroonian digital business card provider Taaply raises $500k
05-09-2022 | 11:39:00
The Cameroon-based Taaply, which began life digitising business cards, has raised US$500,000 in funding as it announces the release of a new app and website update.
FIS to modernize real-time payments infrastructure and Central Bank digital currencies for countries around the world
05-09-2022 | 08:08:59
FIS has launched its new central infrastructure payment solution, RealNet™ Central, to help central banks transform their markets to digital-first, real-time payment economies.
Duplo secures $4.3 million seed funding to transform business-to-business payments in Nigeria
05-09-2022 | 08:05:00
The seed funding round included Liquid2 Ventures, Soma Capital, Tribe Capital, Commerce Ventures, Basecamp Fund, and Y Combinator. Oui Capital also re-invested after participating in the previous round.
Flutterwave secures switching and processing license from Central Bank of Nigeria
02-09-2022 | 06:08:00
This license allows Flutterwave to offer transaction switching and card processing services to customers. Others include non-bank acquiring, agency banking and payment gateway services.
[Kenya] O-CITY scales digital fare collection for over 10,000 matatus
01-09-2022 | 13:07:00
Automated fare collection provider O-CITY, has been accelerating cashless fare collection across Kenya by providing a widely popular service, now digitising payments across over 10,000 matatu buses.
Nigerian digital bank Eyowo launches Mastercard debit card for seamless payments
31-08-2022 | 09:37:43
Powered by Providus Bank, the Better Card offers customers a seamless payment experience that eliminates the risk of card fraud by safely storing their payment credentials in the Eyowo X mobile app.
[South Africa] Vodacom launches VodaLend Cash Advance for underbanked customers
30-08-2022 | 10:47:16
Vodacom Financial Services has launched VodaLend Cash Advance, a product that gives customers quick and secure access to money when they need it most.
DPO Group granted PSP license to operate in Kenya
29-08-2022 | 07:47:00
African digital payments provider DPO Group Kenya has received official approval from the Central Bank of Kenya to operate as a Payment Service Provider (PSP) in the country.
[Column] Mike Smollan: South African retail trends for 2022 and beyond
25-08-2022 | 16:02:00
Globally, overwhelmed supply chains, supply-demand imbalances and commodity-driven cost pressures as Russia invaded Ukraine, pushed inflation up and put further pressure on businesses and consumers alike.
Pan-African fintech DPO Group CEO Eran Feinstein announces his retirement
25-08-2022 | 10:58:00
DPO Group (DPO) co-founder and CEO Eran Feinstein has announced his retirement after helping to build the company from scratch to become one of Africa’s leading payment providers.
Standard Bank South Africa adds Google Wallet to contactless payments
24-08-2022 | 15:27:00
Standard Bank South Africa announced it has added Google Wallet to its growing list of digital payment methods, which customers have largely embraced as they seek digital payment solutions that are convenient, easy and safe to use.
[Nigeria] PalmPay launches wallet safe workshop to improve payment security awareness
19-08-2022 | 11:55:18
The penetration of the internet and digital payment in Africa has significantly increased in recent years. A number of potential issues, including fake news, leakage of personal information and financial scams, have emerged as a result of this rapid expansion in connectivity.
[Interview] AI Kelly, Chairman and CEO, Visa
18-08-2022 | 15:22:00
AI Kelly is the Chairman and CEO of the global payments firm Visa. He joined Visa in October 2016 as Chief Executive Officer and was elected Chairman of the Board in April 2019.
Visa launches operations in DR Congo
18-08-2022 | 09:42:30
Visa’s immediate partnerships in DRC are aimed at expanding consumers’ access to the digital economy by introducing new payment credentials, as well as solutions to help more businesses accept digital payments.
[Column] Andrew Springate: What merchants and consumers need to know about Registered Mandate Services (RMS)
17-08-2022 | 09:44:00
When South Africa became the first country in the world to launch Authenticated Collections (Debicheck), replacing EDO (AEDO & NAEDO) with DebiCheck in 2021, consumers and merchants breathed a collective sigh of relief.
South Africa's TymeBank acquires Retail Capital fintech to bolster business banking offering
16-08-2022 | 13:57:00
TymeBank, South Africa’s digital bank, is set to bolster its business banking offering with a series of new initiatives, key of which is the proposed acquisition of Retail Capital, a fintech company that provides funding to SMEs and businesses in South Africa.
StockNow est lancé dans huit nouveaux pays
15-08-2022 | 09:06:00
Nomanini et Baobab Group annoncent un partenariat stratégique avec le fournisseur de services financiers Baobab Group pour lancer la solution phare, StockNow, dans huit nouveaux pays.
StockNow launched in eight new countries
15-08-2022 | 08:58:33
Nomanini and Baobab Group announce a strategic partnership with financial services provider Baobab Group to launch flagship solution, StockNow, in eight new countries.
Nomanini publishes impact case study of its flagship business Trader Direct, in Zambia
15-08-2022 | 08:44:41
Nomanini serves a high proportion of first-time digital finance users. This indicates that Nomanini is providing a service that agents would struggle to find elsewhere as well as filling a pertinent gap in the market.
Flouci se mue en banque mobile pour faciliter les transactions financières grâce à la blockchain
11-08-2022 | 09:29:00
Flouci est une solution fintech développée par la start-up tunisienne Kaoun. Elle permet, depuis un smartphone, d’effectuer des transactions financières en quelques clics.
KfW Development Bank promotes African technology companies
08-08-2022 | 09:15:20
EUR 45 million for Partech Africa II from KfW Development Bank to promotes financial and digital inclusion in Africa
Netcetera advances seamless payments in Africa with PayTabs
05-08-2022 | 10:43:21
PayTabs has been a formidable player in the payment ecosystem for almost a decade, offering freelancers, SMEs, banks and super merchants enhanced payment processing services and technology to process and orchestrate integrated payments.
Finnfund invests in Wave for digital inclusion
04-08-2022 | 10:06:42
Finnfund invests in Wave, a mobile money provider bringing affordable services to Sub-Saharan Africa
La startup marocaine “Guichet” s’installe au Sénégal
04-08-2022 | 08:49:00
La startup marocaine ”Guichet” spécialiste de la billetterie en ligne souhaite accompagner et tirer profit du dynamisme de l’économie de la culture et du divertissement à Dakar.
MIGA issues $200m guarantees to bolster digital economy in sub-Saharan Africa
03-08-2022 | 10:03:00
MIGA has issued guarantees covering a $200 million investment into companies providing digital financial services under the Airtel Money brand in 12 African countries.
Consumers in Egypt embrace Mastercard digital payments
02-08-2022 | 22:34:00
Adoption of a broader range of digital payment methods is accelerating in Egypt and the technology fueling the future of payments is already here according to Mastercard’s New Payment Index 2022.
Fintech startup Bizao raises €8m Series A funding to accelerate its footprint across Africa
26-07-2022 | 09:40:00
Bizao, a fintech that facilitates payments for both local and international businesses operating in Africa, announced a €8 million Series A funding to accelerate its geographical footprint across the continent.
Nigerian fintech infrastructure startup Bloc acquires payments company Orchestrate
26-07-2022 | 09:23:00
Bloc, the Nigerian fintech infrastructure provider, has announced the acquisition of Orchestrate (previously Getwallets), a proprietary payments orchestration startup that gives businesses instant access to multiple payment providers with one integration.
Sudanese fintech startup Bloom nabs $6.5m backed by Y Combinator, GFC and Visa
26-07-2022 | 09:19:00
Bloom, a Sudan-based fintech that offers a high-yield savings account and adjacent digital banking services, announced it has raised a $6.5 million seed round, after an undisclosed pre-seed round last year.
Interswitch and Compass Plus Technologies partner to ease payments across Africa
25-07-2022 | 10:59:00
Interswitch, Africa’s integrated payments and digital commerce company and Compass Plus Technologies, announced a partnership to further strengthen Interswitch’s payment card processing capacity in Africa.
Driving Africa’s payments transformation through partnerships
24-07-2022 | 21:00:00
Payments have traditionally been a challenge for African businesses and their banks. Businesses must work with a huge number of partners, for instance, to handle the many forms of payments that customers use, as each nation favors a distinct set of options.
PAPSS is now ISO27001 Certified, in commitment to global security standards
21-07-2022 | 12:48:29
The Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS) operated by African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in collaboration with the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat and the African Union (AU), announced that it has achieved the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) 27001 certification for its global operations.
PAPSS est certifié ISO 27001, en conformité avec les normes de sécurité internationales
21-07-2022 | 12:41:00
Le Système de paiement et de règlement panafricain (PAPSS), exploité par la Banque Africaine d’Import-Export (Afreximbank) en collaboration avec le Secrétariat de la Zone de libre-échange continentale africaine (ZLECAf) et l’Union Africaine (UA), a annoncé avoir obtenu la certification ISO 27001 de l’Organisation internationale de normalisation (ISO) pour ses opérations mondiales.
[Column] Mark Dankworth: Fintechs set to transform cross-border payments in Africa
19-07-2022 | 08:58:22
As mobile penetration continues apace in Africa, the continent is ready to take the next steps toward cross-border solutions that are cheaper, faster, more secure than ever before.
[South Africa] Digital payments on the cusp of igniting the kasi economy, Hello Pay
18-07-2022 | 14:00:00
Hello Pay says it is proud to be at the forefront of providing fast, affordable and convenient products and services to this sector in order to drive financial inclusion,” notes Miya.
[Kenya] Safaricom's M-Pesa Pay Bill Numbers now accept Airtel and Telkom mobile money payments
18-07-2022 | 07:30:00
Telkom and Airtel customers in Kenya can now make direct mobile money payments to an M-PESA Pay Bill Number. The three telcos launched the interoperability for the pay-bill service on Friday.
Finverity fintech launches Emerging Leaders Programme to grow the future generation of local trade finance leaders
13-07-2022 | 10:40:00
Finverity, the mid-market supply chain finance platform focused on emerging markets, announced the launch of its Emerging Leaders Programme (ELP) to identify, nurture, and grow the future generation of local trade finance leaders.
How Cape Town has become a global digital nomad destination of choice
13-07-2022 | 10:23:44
Already renowned as a global tourism and investment destination, Cape Town is also becoming one of the best cities in the world for digital nomads.
Celo announces new Web3 fund for African startups adopting crypto strategies
13-07-2022 | 10:08:31
Mobile-first blockchain ecosystem Celo has launched a new programme to support African startups across payments, remittances, virtual assets, savings, and related financial services.
African fintech Flutterwave appoints Gurbhej Dhillon as new CTO
06-07-2022 | 09:43:00
Flutterwave, Africa’s payments technology company, announced the appointment of former Goldman Sachs’ Managing Director, Gurbhej Dhillon as Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
Nigerian fintech startup Mono launches in Kenya
06-07-2022 | 09:33:26
Mono, a Nigerian fintech startup that builds open banking infrastructure to enable access to customer financial data and bank payments for digital businesses in Africa, announced it has expanded its services to Kenya.
Amazon Egypt launches valU's BNPL services for consumers to avail convenient installment plans
05-07-2022 | 13:04:00
Amazon Egypt (amazon.eg) is introducing installment plans through valU, the BNPL lifestyle-enabling fintech platform in MENA, to enhance its shopping experience and provide customers in Egypt flexible and affordable payment options.
Ex-Mollie CEO Gaston Aussems takes over TPAY MOBILE operations
04-07-2022 | 13:07:00
Leading mobile payments provider across the Middle East, Africa, and Turkey, TPAY MOBILE, has appointed Gaston Aussems, previously CEO of Mollie as its new CEO.
[Kenya] Mastercard expands its Jaza Duka micro-credit program with Kasha
30-06-2022 | 09:35:56
Mastercard has announced that Kasha, the purpose-driven digital retail and distribution platform has joined Jaza Duka, Mastercard’s micro-credit digital lending platform in Africa.
Pesapal granted Payment System Operator license in Uganda
30-06-2022 | 06:03:10
According to Pesapal Uganda Country Director Martin Barungi, the authorization gives Pesapal a license to drive cashless transactions and related benefits, including financial inclusion and convenience.
Egyptian fintech MNT-Halan acquires e-Commerce platform Talabeyah
27-06-2022 | 15:32:00
Egyptian fintech MNT-Halan announced the acquisition of Talabeyah, a B2B e-Commerce platform that offers FMCG supplies directly to small merchants, retailers, and soon, consumers, meeting all their requirements with next-day delivery.
[Africa Tech Review] Nixon Kanali: African startups are still getting the attention of VCs
23-06-2022 | 14:48:38
This has been another interesting week for tech in Africa with a number of African tech startups across different industries raising funding to scale.
[Kenya] Empower Smart launches solution that supervises spending for dependents
22-06-2022 | 14:59:00
A Supervised Payment is a Digital Escrow Payment sent by a guardian to a dependent with the former setting the parameters of funds usage and the app supervising the actual use of the funds by the dependent.
In 2021, Africa notches strong progress in building tax transparency, tackling Illicit financial flows
21-06-2022 | 21:54:00
African countries’ requests for information for tax collection purposes rose 26% over the previous year, signaling continued progress toward tax transparency in spite of a challenging environment.
Nigerian fintech firm VeendHQ secures $330k pre-seed investment to expand operations, scale growth
20-06-2022 | 14:50:00
Nigerian fintech firm VeendHQ announced it has secured $330k pre-seed fund, backed by Magic Fund, The Oak Capital, Future Africa, Berrywood Capital and other angel investors, to expand its operations and scale growth.
South Africa's Private equity fund PAPE acquires interest in fintech provider Entersekt
17-06-2022 | 11:55:00
Entersekt, a global player in device identity and payment authentication, announced a new investment from PAPE Fund 3 (PAPE), a mid-market South African private equity fund.
MFS Africa raises $100m funding to accelerate its expansion plans across Africa and Asia
17-06-2022 | 11:36:00
MFS Africa, Africa’s digital payments network, announced it has secured an additional $100 million in equity and debt funding led by Admaius Capital Partners, taking the total amount raised in the series to $200 million.
Cellulant, Jambojet partner to award over 600 frequent fliers with over 2M in rewards
15-06-2022 | 11:05:00
Regional low-cost airline Jambojet and Pan-African payments company Cellulant have partnered to award customers over 600 discount vouchers, each worth Kes 3,000.
MFS Africa acquires US-based tech company Global Technology Partners
08-06-2022 | 15:53:00
MFS Africa, Africa’s digital payments network, announced it has reached an agreement to buy US-based tech company Global Technology Partners (GTP).
Nigerian fintech startup Indicina raises $3m seed funding to expand into other African markets
08-06-2022 | 09:30:00
Nigerian fintech startup Indicina announced it has raised $3 million in seed funding round to foster its commitment to the credit value chain. This round was led by Target Global with participation from Greycroft and RV Ventures.
Talk360 raises $4m seed round to expand its calling business, build African payment platform
01-06-2022 | 14:00:00
International calling app Talk360 has secured $4 million in funding as it prepares to launch a new pan-African payment platform in mid-2022.
Nigeria, partners launch IP exchange marketplace and wallet on Algorand
31-05-2022 | 09:52:00
The Nigerian government has signed a 3-year exclusive IPR agreement with Developing Africa Group to launch a nation-wide wallet which will enable the international commercialization of all IP forms being created and registered within the country.
[Africa Tech Review] Nixon Kanali: Africa still lagging behind when it comes to Digital Rights and Inclusion
26-05-2022 | 15:37:00
Digital Rights and Inclusion have been an area of concern for most countries across Africa. At the recently-concluded Digital Rights and Inclusion Forum 2022 organized by Paradigm Initiative and a host of country partners across
Mastercard and HyperPay sign a strategic partnership
25-05-2022 | 11:59:03
Mastercard has announced a strategic partnership Saudi Arabia-based HyperPay to drive the adoption of digital payment solutions across the region.
Oumar Syr Diagne joins ACT Afrique Group as Director, Head of Financial Advisory
20-05-2022 | 12:28:00
The pan-African strategic, financial & communications advisory firm ACT Afrique Group announced the appointment of Papa Oumar Syr Diagne as Director, Head of Financial Advisory.
Ghana's BigPay goes live with Azentio's Amlock Financial Crime Detection and Management Solution
18-05-2022 | 10:00:00
Azentio Software (Azentio), a Singapore-headquartered technology firm, announced that BigPay, a Ghana-based global digital payment solutions company, has gone live with Amlock, Azentio's Financial Crime Detection and Management Solution.
[South Africa] Vodacom launches funding for consumers through VodaLend Compare
13-05-2022 | 08:45:00
Vodacom Financial Services has launched VodaLend Compare, a financial services marketplace aimed at offering unsecured personal loans for customers.
Egyptian last-mile delivery firm Mylerz raises $9.6 million to expand logistics solutions in North Africa
11-05-2022 | 16:02:54
Mylerz’s proprietary logistics management technology allows it to deliver e-commerce products to customers in city centers in as fast as same-day delivery.
UBA Kenya and Cellulant launch payments gateway to accelerate adoption of cashless payments
10-05-2022 | 16:22:00
The digital solution is set to help businesses aggregate payments in a single view which will assist in efficient collection, reconciliation and quick decision making.
Mediterrania Capital Partners exits Morocco's Cash Plus
09-05-2022 | 10:06:33
Mediterrania Capital Partners announced the sale of its remaining stake in Cash Plus, the largest independent money transfer company in Morocco.
Arab Investment Bank selects Temenos to drive digital growth, financial inclusion in Egypt
09-05-2022 | 10:06:22
Temenos, the banking software company announced that Arab Investment Bank has selected Temenos to power its digital customer experience.
[Kenya] Bankers, payments firms and retailers in drive to reduce consumer exposure to fraudsters
05-05-2022 | 12:40:35
Themed "Fraud Mitigation Through Consumer Awareness", this year's campaign will be held on the back of a sustained uptake of digital banking solutions.
[Interview] Gerald Begumisa, Managing Director, Yo Uganda Limited
03-05-2022 | 13:09:00
Yo Uganda Limited is a fintech company that is revolutionizing the payment landscape in East Africa.
Cellulant partners with NALA to power low-cost cross-border payments from the UK and USA into Africa
29-04-2022 | 07:51:00
Cellulant, a Pan-African payments company,  has teamed up with NALA, a Tanzania based fintech company, to power remittance payments from the United Kingdom and United States into Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Ghana.
Skaleet partners with Thunes to expand cross border payments capabilities for customers worldwide
26-04-2022 | 11:08:00
Skaleet, an international fintech providing a next-generation Core Banking Platform (CBP), announced a partnership with Thunes, a global cross border payments provider, to offer an instant, global payment service to both B2B and B2C customers.
Mastercard launches next-gen identity technology with Microsoft to enhance safe online shopping
26-04-2022 | 10:57:00
Mastercard announced the launch of an enhanced identity solution designed to improve the online shopping experience and tackle digital fraud in a new collaboration with Microsoft Corp.