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How to get paid faster by making bill payments easier for customers
How to get paid faster by making bill payments easier for customersArticle

As South Africa's payment system sunsets cheques and accelerates its move away from cash, consumers and businesses are looking for convenient and simple instruments for bill payments...

Paul Adant 22 Apr 2021

Superunion Africa refashions PEP's brand
Superunion Africa refashions PEP's brandArticle

Superunion Africa, a global branding agency offering digital design and experience services, is proudly responsible for PEP's brand refresh in 2020...

Issued by Superunion 11 Mar 2021

R2m food voucher system rolled out to at-risk communities
R2m food voucher system rolled out to at-risk communitiesArticle

Flash has partnered with the DG Murray Trust to launch a R2m electronic food voucher system to approximately 7,000 at-risk households in five food insecure communities...

24 Apr 2020

Why consumers are leaving traditional banks behind
Why consumers are leaving traditional banks behindArticle

Last year, AP News reported that financial services technology company FIS discovered direct-to-consumer banks had overtaken traditional banks and credit unions in customer satisfaction. Since then, the trend has only grown stronger...

Craig LeBrau, Issued by LeBrau Press 23 Mar 2020

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Understanding the evolving payments landscapeArticle

Digital and mobile technology is continually evolving and advancing, creating new ways to pay; from mobile wallets to peer-to-peer to digital currency, the modern payments landscape has evolved past simply cards and cash...

Bevan Smith 4 Feb 2020

Pick n Pay On Nicol now has wine tasting, a chocolatier and clinic services
Pick n Pay On Nicol now has wine tasting, a chocolatier and clinic servicesArticle

Pick n Pay has reopened the doors to its flagship On Nicol after a comprehensive revamp...

17 Oct 2019

One app to rule them all: Rise of the super app
One app to rule them all: Rise of the super appArticle

Now is the perfect time to get in on the super app game, establishing your company as a preferred partner or supplier early on...

Lee Naik 4 Oct 2019

Standard Bank targets informal retail economy with $4m Nomanini investment
Standard Bank targets informal retail economy with $4m Nomanini investmentArticle

Standard Bank has gained a stake in Nomanini following an investment of $4m. The bank will be able to use Nomanini's fintech platform to uncover data on the informal retail economy...

28 Aug 2019

Fourth Western Cape Pick n Pay market store opens in Paarl
Fourth Western Cape Pick n Pay market store opens in PaarlArticle

Zongs Liwani's Mbekweni Market in Paarl is the fourth Pick n Pay market store to open in the Western Cape. Pick n Pay's market store programme equips independently-owned stores with systems and retailing techniques...

5 Aug 2019

Shoprite K'nect to focus on services like money transfers, ticketing
Shoprite K'nect to focus on services like money transfers, ticketingArticle

The Shoprite Group has launched K'nect stores, which are dedicated to providing access to services like global money transfers, cellphone purchases, bill payments...

30 Jul 2019

Chijioke Dozie, Carbon CEO and co-founder.
#AfricaLeads: Africa is one of the most fertile regions for growth across industriesArticle

Paylater rebranded to Carbon to become a digital financial services platform, going "beyond banking", says CEO Chijioke Dozie...

Louise Marsland 19 Jul 2019

Gerhard Greyling
Open banking and its impact on the financial sectorArticle

Digitalisation means that people are banking from their mobile phones, making payments via barcode scanning and even in some cases transacting using cryptocurrency...

Gerhard Greyling 28 Jan 2019

Virgin Money enables merchant payments on money transfer app
Virgin Money enables merchant payments on money transfer appArticle

Virgin Money customers can now use its digital peer-to-peer (P2P) payment app, Virgin Money Spot, to pay for goods and services from a growing list of South African retailers...

8 Jan 2019

Pick n Pay's spaza programme unveils third store modernisation in WC
Pick n Pay's spaza programme unveils third store modernisation in WCArticle

Pick n Pay's spaza modernisation programme has helped local entrepreneurs Armien and Yasmina Adams open their Something Nice Market in Blue Downs, Cape Town...

26 Sep 2018

Mobile loan solutions
Mobile loan solutionsArticle

Paylater, the mobile app providing Nigerian consumers with access to credit, has reached 1 million downloads...

8 Aug 2018

#PIPC2018: The role of affordable payment solutions in promoting financial inclusion
#PIPC2018: The role of affordable payment solutions in promoting financial inclusionArticle

To enable higher levels of financial inclusion across Africa, banks and payments companies must drive solutions allowing small and informal merchants to accept digital payments at a lower cost...

1 Aug 2018

20 out of 65 Seedstars Summit finalists from Africa
20 out of 65 Seedstars Summit finalists from AfricaArticle

With the Seedstars World Summit taking place on Thursday, 12 April 2018, the organisers have announced the final 65 finalists that will get the chance to pitch their ideas on the global stage. 20 out of the 65 finalists are from Africa...

Ilse van den Berg 11 Apr 2018

12 African startups to watch in 2018
12 African startups to watch in 2018Article

Disrupt Africa's annual list of the innovative African startups that will be making an impact in the year to come...

Gabriella Mulligan 5 Jan 2018

Nyanga spaza benefits from Pick n Pay modernisation programme
Nyanga spaza benefits from Pick n Pay modernisation programmeArticle

Nyanga businesswoman Khosi Liwani is the latest to join the Western Cape family of independent store owners taking part in Pick n Pay's spaza modernisation programme...

18 Dec 2017

Nozinga Market launch begins Western Cape expansion of spaza modernisation programme
Nozinga Market launch begins Western Cape expansion of spaza modernisation programmeArticle

Pick n Pay has expanded its partnership programme with independent spaza store owners to the Western Cape...

24 Oct 2017

Youtap solutions aim to simplify mobile payments in Africa and Asia
Youtap solutions aim to simplify mobile payments in Africa and AsiaArticle

Youtap has launched a QR code solution and smartphone apps for mobile money services in Africa and Asia...

21 Aug 2017

PayU Nigeria's new payment solution for recurring bills
PayU Nigeria's new payment solution for recurring billsArticle

PayU Nigeria introduces PayU Subscription, a convenient payment method which allows merchants to safely and securely collect payments from consumers...

10 Aug 2017

Six trends in retail payments
Six trends in retail paymentsArticle

Payments technology plays a critical role for retailers, ensuring a fast and smooth shopping experience for consumers, as they transact billions of rand every month...

1 Jun 2017

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Pick n Pay delivers sustainable growth in ‘new normal' environmentArticle

Pick n Pay announces 18% growth in headline earnings...

20 Apr 2017

Andrew Lapping, chief investment officer, Allan Gray
Allan Gray defends 'good value' Net1Article

Allan Gray has defended its decision to invest in Net1 UEPs, the controversial parent company of social grants distributor CPS...

Hanna Ziady 10 Mar 2017

Mastercard at Mobile World Congress
MultiChoice customers can now use Masterpass to pay DStv accountsArticle

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Mastercard announced that South African MultiChoice customers can now pay their digital satellite television...

2 Mar 2017

Value added services made easy for South African retailers
Value added services made easy for South African retailersArticle

A Cape Town-based fintech business, Electrum, is providing retailers and banks with the technology platform that they need to connect their systems to VAS providers...

21 Feb 2017

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Low cost digital payment solution for 33 African marketsArticle

Visa partners with Ecobank to bring low cost digital payments to millions of merchants across Africa...

7 Nov 2016

Mastercard, Digitata launch gamification campaign on benefits of Masterpass
Mastercard, Digitata launch gamification campaign on benefits of MasterpassArticle

To educate South Africans on the benefits of making safe, secure and fast payments with Masterpass, Mastercard, in collaboration with Digitata Insights has launched a gamification campaign...

28 Oct 2016

Solly’s Monageng Market
Pick n Pay and Gauteng Department of Economic Development support more spaza entrepreneursArticle

A partnership between Pick n Pay and the Gauteng Department of Economic Development (GDED) to regenerate entrepreneurial grocery stores will see its second store open in Diepkloof...

28 Oct 2016

Can Africa's mobile money revolution reduce poverty?
Can Africa's mobile money revolution reduce poverty?Article

When farmer Isaac Tondo fell on lean times in Liberia's long rainy season, his brother in the capital sent 8,000 Liberian dollars (US$87) to his Lonestar mobile money account, ensuring his children's school fees would still be paid...

29 Sep 2016

Don't fret about the future of SA's property industry
Don't fret about the future of SA's property industryArticle

Property by its nature has and always will require management. Since 1994, South Africa has become a popular choice for foreigners to buy investment properties...

Grant Holton 15 Sep 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Why you should use debt collection agency servicesArticle

Absolutely all companies out there, no matter how large or small they are, will end up with some debt collection problems as customers do not pay what is owed...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 5 May 2016

Pilot scheme in Soweto could open the door for hundreds of spaza owners
Pilot scheme in Soweto could open the door for hundreds of spaza ownersArticle

A new partnership between the Gauteng Department of Economic Development (GDED) and Pick n Pay comes alive as the first ever spaza-to-store conversion, Monageng Market, opens in Diepkloof, Soweto this week...

26 Feb 2016

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Visa Prepaid integrated into Oxigen Wallet through ZAZOO technologyArticle

ZAZOO has partnered with Oxigen Services India to seamlessly integrate its mobile virtual card (MVC) technology to power Visa Prepaid into Oxigen Wallet...

15 Jan 2016

SimbaPay announces instant deposit service
SimbaPay announces instant deposit serviceArticle

SimbaPay has announced the expansion of its free instant deposit service to Choice Microfinance Bank in Kenya...

31 Aug 2015

Mobile transactions surpass U.S.$2bn
Mobile transactions surpass U.S.$2bnArticle

The value of transactions processed through mobile platforms surpassed $2 billion during the first five months of the year, highlighting the increasing number of people turning to mobile devices to transact.

Martin Kadzere 24 Jul 2015

US firm takes over Nettcash
US firm takes over NettcashArticle

A United States based mobile payments firm, Mozido, said yesterday it has acquired a majority stake in Zimbabwean firm NettCash, which also runs similar operations, as part of its expansion programme.

23 Jul 2015

SimbaPay launches M-Pesa Paybill service
SimbaPay launches M-Pesa Paybill serviceArticle

SimbaPay has launched a product that allows Kenyans living abroad to make M-Pesa PayBill payments. This is a new addition to the existing SimbaPay platform...

11 Jun 2015

UBA's e-payment portal to boost e-commerce in Africa
UBA's e-payment portal to boost e-commerce in AfricaArticle

The e-commerce industry in Africa will reportedly receive a boost as United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has introduced an online payments and collections platform named U-bills, which has already...

3 Sep 2014

Flickpay officially launched
Flickpay officially launchedArticle

Using smart phones to make purchases at markets, restaurants and convenience stores has become increasingly popular. Newly launched mobile payment app, Flickpay is set to transform the mobile payment industry with its fast and secure platform.

10 Jul 2014

New retail mobile banking service with Orange Money
New retail mobile banking service with Orange MoneyArticle

Customers can now transfer money to their Orange Money account directly from their BNP Paribas account, or vice versa using their mobile phones.

19 Jun 2014

BNP Paribas, Orange partner to offer mobile banking services
BNP Paribas, Orange partner to offer mobile banking servicesArticle

Telecommunications operator Orange and the BNP Paribas group, a specialist in banking services and investment solutions, have announced that their retail banking customers in Africa now have direct access between their BNP Paribas account and their Orange Money account through their mobile phones.

18 Jun 2014

The success of mobile payments in East Africa
The success of mobile payments in East AfricaArticle

Thirty years ago, no merchant could have envisioned the day when buyers would be able to shop for their merchandise anytime, from anywhere around the globe, using nothing more than a handheld device.

Eran Feinstein 26 Feb 2014

Transaction reconciliation vital in EFT, VAS domain
Transaction reconciliation vital in EFT, VAS domainArticle

Transaction reconciliation can be used both as a strategic advantage and as business critical safety net, as more retailers implement Value Added Services (VAS) to enhance the customer experience, to generate incremental revenue and to gain a competitive advantage.

Ian Steyn 8 Nov 2013

Mobile money drives demand for financial services
Mobile money drives demand for financial servicesArticle

Visa Inc and Fundamo, the Visa-owned mobile money platform, recently announced the results of a study that reveals consumers in six developing countries are already highly aware of mobile money services - the ability to make payments or send funds simply by accessing an account on their mobile phone. Nearly 90% of consumers surveyed by Visa expressed interest in making use of these services in the future.

29 Oct 2012

Umeme launches Mobile Money payments
Umeme launches Mobile Money paymentsArticle

Umeme, an energy distribution network company in Uganda, recently launched bill payments by Mobile Money together with real-time bank reconciliations. This means that customers will be able to avoid disconnections caused by delayed payment reconciliations.

19 Jul 2012

Airtel to invest in Rwanda
Airtel to invest in RwandaArticle

Manoj Kohli, CEO international and joint managing director of Bharti Airtel, has met with the president of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, to discuss the telecommunication company's progress in the country. The courtesy visit comes two months after Airtel launched operations in Rwanda, expanding Airtel's footprint on the continent.

28 May 2012

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