Do you have an antivirus product on your mobile phone? If not, best you invest in one in order to protect against mobile fraud, as mobile payments and card-not-present retail go on the rise...
By Leigh Andrews 27 Jan 2015 14:00
M-Pesa, the mobile-phone wallet has provided new financial options to places where banks and credit cards are scarce and cash has long been king...
26 Jan 2015 08:34
WASHINGTON, US: An email scam, which targets businesses with bogus invoices, has netted more than $214m from victims in 45 countries in just over one year...
23 Jan 2015 10:33
The South African retail sector is the largest on the African continent and has been a key driver of the South African economy since the global financial crisis in 2008...
25 Dec 2014 08:39
Angola will host the Africa Urban Infrastructure Investment Forum (AUIIF) early next year...
12 Nov 2014 09:06
HARARE: Zimbabwe's economy is showing no signs of recovery after adverse weather, low exports and election year uncertainty shattered growth prospects, the International Monetary Fund said Friday, 7 November.
10 Nov 2014 14:27
Austria Card has produced and shipped the globally first ID-card with a payment functionality to the Nigerian government, thus pushing the entire industry one step further to convergent card products.
3 Nov 2014 11:10
Rwanda's commitment to using information and communications technology (ICT) for financial services was made as it officially joined the Better Than Cash Alliance, an initiative that works with governments, the development community, and the private sector to adopt the use of electronic payments.
3 Nov 2014 11:06
An increase in the demand for finance in rural areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was one of the driving forces why the local Trust Merchant Bank (TMB) has decided to expand its rural presence throughout the country.
3 Nov 2014 07:25
WesBank, the provider of secured finance to the retail and corporate markets, and the National Automotive Council (NAC) of Nigeria have signed a memorandum of understanding whereby WesBank will offer its services to clients. The agreement aims to stimulate the sale of locally assembled vehicles in Nigeria.
21 Oct 2014 06:20
Portfolio flow statistics from the Association of Savings and Investment in South Africa over the last few quarters have shown a significant rise in the percentage of industry assets moving towards funds which may invest into multiple asset classes where exposures to these asset classes are actively and tactically managed.
By Imraan Jakoet 21 Oct 2014 10:11
Kenya's Equity Bank will be issuing an ultra-thin mobile banking smart SIM with patented technology from Taisys. The bank's customers can now enjoy funds transfer, micro-payments and other mobile financial services...
7 Oct 2014 12:17