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The challenge of e-commerce transactions on a mobile device
The challenge of e-commerce transactions on a mobile device

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 takes East Africa by storm
M-Pesa takes East Africa by storm

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

Email scam nets $214m in 14 months: FBI
Email scam nets $214m in 14 months: FBI

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 new South African consumer
The new South African consumer

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

Doing business in Africa
Doing business in Africa

Award-winning lawyer Peter Petrou provides an international perspective on doing business in and with Africa...

By Mfonobong Nsehe 19 Dec 2014 09:21

Anton Harber
Depth of Africa coverage improves

Coverage of the rest of Africa in our media provides an interesting gauge of our relationship with the continent since our borders opened up 20 years ago...

By Anton Harber 5 Dec 2014 04:53

AUIIF an opportunity to debate infrastructure development
AUIIF an opportunity to debate infrastructure development

Angola will host the Africa Urban Infrastructure Investment Forum (AUIIF) early next year...

12 Nov 2014 09:06

Zimbabwe's economy at crossroads: IMF
Zimbabwe's economy at crossroads: IMF

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 launches Nigerian ID credit card
Austria Card launches Nigerian ID credit card

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 partners with Better Than Cash Alliance
Rwanda partners with Better Than Cash Alliance

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

DRC's Trust Merchant Bank to expand its rural presence
DRC's Trust Merchant Bank to expand its rural presence

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 extends reach to Nigeria
WesBank extends reach to Nigeria

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

Multi-asset funds are managed by experienced asset managers
Multi-asset funds are managed by experienced asset managers

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

Equity Bank introduces mobile banking smart SIM
Equity Bank introduces mobile banking smart SIM

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

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