Home Finance & Banking

Finance & Banking

Mobile money set to take South Africa by storm

Mobile money has seen massive uptake in Africa over the last decade, however, South Africa has lagged due to the country’s stringent...

Cellulant gets approval to become a PSSP in Tanzania

Cellulant Corporation has received an approval by the Bank of Tanzania (BOT) to operate as a Payment Solution Service Provider (PSSP), a...

Uganda shuts down 2.2 million mobile money accounts

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has revealed in its Market Performance quarterly report that about 2.2 million inactive mobile money accounts were...

Ukheshe, ForexPeople in joint venture to boost remittances in Africa

Fintech Ukheshe Technologies has announced a partnership with ForexPeople in a joint venture that will enable it to seamlessly facilitate remittances from...

Carbon partners Visa to scale up digital payments in Africa

Pan-African fintech Carbon, has signed a five-year strategic partnership with Visa, to bolster digital payments services in Africa. According...

Safaricom unveils M-Pesa Super App with new features

Kenya’s Safaricom has rolled out its M-Pesa Super App with new features for customers. It has also launched its M-Pesa for Business...

Nigeria could launch pilot digital currency by year-end

The Central Bank of Nigeria is preparing a pilot digital currency which could possibly launch by the end of the year, reports...

Low cost mobile phones boosting mobile money uptake in Africa

Africa accounts for almost half (560 million) of registered global mobile money wallets (1.2 billion). This was revealed in...

Luno takes aim at Africa’s cryptocurrency absorption

Global cryptocurrency firm Luno, has announced a major milestone of eight million customers (wallets), with one million added in just 12 weeks.

Telkom unveils Africa’s first virtual card for WhatsApp transactions

Telkom has launched Africa’s first Mastercard virtual card for WhatsApp transactions, enabling Telkom Pay customers to make e-commerce payments.

Mastercard unveils new carbon calculator tool for banks

Global payments technology firm Mastercard has released its Carbon Calculator, a feature that provides access to insights and data about environmental impact...

Mondia Pay integrates M-Pesa to expand fintech services in Tanzania

Vodacom Tanzania, has signed a fintech partnership to integrate M-Pesa mobile money platform and Mondia Pay, creating a new payment option for...

STAY CONNECTED

NEWSLETTER

Most Read STORIES

Online University of the People increases its focus on South Africa

University of the People (UoPeople) has announced its plans to increase its reach amongst South African students searching for affordable, accessible, quality...

Mobile money set to take South Africa by storm

Mobile money has seen massive uptake in Africa over the last decade, however, South Africa has lagged due to the country’s stringent...

10 steps to become a Linux Samurai, and a hero to your fellow developer

The beauty of Linux is that it is made by programmers, for programmers. It can run on almost any hardware and there...

Cellulant, Link Commerce pen deal to enable seamless purchases from global retailers

Pan-African payments company, Cellulant has partnered with Link Commerce, a turn-key B2B eCommerce platform, to enable consumers in Africa to purchase goods...

Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter