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Clydestone, Thales partner to offer authentication as a service platform

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 03 Aug 2020

Ghana-based payments system and fintech solutions provider Clydestone has partnered with Thales to provide an authentication as a service platform.

Clydestone, Thales, TheOne, Ghana, payment service providers, Strong Customer Authentication, SCA, multifactor authentication, MFA, 2FA, transactions , one-time password, OTP, Thales Dynamic Code Verification, DCV, card-not-present, CNP, static security cryptogram, CVV, dynamic code, PIN, biometric authentication

ZEEPAY, Visa to bring digital payments to Ghana's diaspora

News | Online Payments | 30 Sep 2020

ZEEPAY, an African fintech, has teamed up with Visa to allow Africans in the diaspora to send money directly onto Visa debit and prepaid cards in Ghana.

Zeepay, Visa, send money, mobile money, mobile payments, prepaid cards, Ghana, INSTNTMNY

Bank of Ghana announces CBDC project

News | Cryptocurrencies | 07 Jun 2021

The Governor of the Bank of Ghana has announced that the central bank has been working on a central bank digital currency (CBDC).

central bank, banks, CBDC, digital currency, e-wallet

Guaranty Trust Bank adds new services to Myghpay payments platform

News | Online Payments | 29 Jan 2021

Nigeria-based Guaranty Trust Bank has announced the addition of new services and features on its online payments and collection platform, Myghpay.

Guaranty Trust Bank, Myghpay, Ghana, Africa, online payments, digital payments, QR codes

GhIPSS, HPS partner to launch payment solutions GhQR, Proxy Pay

News | Mobile Payments | 15 May 2020

Global PSP Hightech Payment Systems (HPS) has partnered with Ghana-based subsidiary Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS) to launch GhQR and Proxy Pay platforms.

GhIPSS, HPS, product launch, payments solution, GhQR, Proxy Pay, Ghana, wallet providers, fintech, instant payments, cards, mobile wallets, bank accounts, USSD, QR code, PSP, merchants, proxy identifier

Ghana ponders over issuing central bank digital currency

News | Cryptocurrencies | 28 Nov 2019

The governor of the West African nation’s central bank, Ernest Addison, has said that Ghana could issue a digital form of the nation's currency, the cedi, in the ‘near future’, according to CoinDesk.

Ghana, central bank digital currency, bank, cryptocurrency, mobile money, mobile wallet

Ghana introducing CBDC pilot project

News | Cryptocurrencies | 14 Jul 2021

The Bank of Ghana has announced plans to test a central bank-based currency (CBDC) by the end of Q3 2021.

cryptocurrency, CBDC, fintech, payment processing

Remittances in Ghana to be linked to biometric information on the Ghana Card, the Ministry of Finance announces

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 21 Jun 2021

Ghana’s Ministry of Finance has announced that all remittances will be linked to the biometric information on the recipients’ Ghana Card, in a bid to prevent fraudulent account transactions.

remittances, biometrics, fraud prevention

Zeepay implements ThetaRay's SONAR anti-money laundering solution

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 22 Nov 2022

Ghana-based Zeepay has partnered Israel-based ThetaRay to implement the SONAR SaaS anti-money laundering solution for its remittance transactions.

partnership, remittance, AML, artificial intelligence

Ghana's Payment Systems Advisory Committee to offer guidance on payment system

News | Online Payments | 09 Mar 2020

Ghana has gotten its first Payment Systems Advisory Committee to guide the Bank of Ghana on regulation and oversight, operational and technical stands of the payment systems. 

Ghana, Payment Systems, regulations, mobile payments, electronic money, banks, accounts

Ghana launches Digital Financial Services Policy

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 26 May 2020

The Ministry of Finance which led the development of the National Financial Inclusion and Development Strategy (NFIDS) has launched the Digital Financial Services (DFS) Policy.

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Ghana's GhIPSS launches GhanaPay mobile money service

News | Mobile Payments | 20 Jun 2022

Ghana-based banking association GhIPSS has rolled out a bank-wide mobile money service to individuals and businesses.

mobile payments, banks, financial inclusion, unbanked, QR code, product launch

expressPay rolls out myQR service for cashless payments in Ghana

News | Mobile Payments | 29 Oct 2020

Ghana-based fintech expressPay has launched the myQR cashless payment service.

expressPay, Ghana, QR code, cashless payment, merchants

Bank of Ghana issues guidelines for domestic card payments processing

News | Cards | 30 Aug 2021

The Bank of Ghana has issued guidelines for domestic processing of payment card transactions with payment cards in the country.

credit card, product launch, payment processing, contactless payments

BigPay chooses Azentio's Amlock financial crime detection and management solution

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 16 May 2022

Ghana-based global digital payment solutions company BigPay has gone live with Singapore-headquartered Azentio Software’s financial crime detection and management solution, Amlock.

partnership, cross-border payments, digital payments, money transfer, transaction monitoring, transactions , financial crime, fraud management, fraud detection, online fraud, fraud prevention, identity verification

Pan African payments company Cellulant acquires PSP License in Ghana

News | Online Payments | 05 Aug 2021

Central Bank of Ghana has granted payments company Cellulant a PSP licence that allows Cellulant to aggregate merchant services and process financial services.

PSP, digital payments, online payments, merchant, POS

Cellulant acquires PSP license in Ghana

News | Online Payments | 11 Apr 2022

Kenya-based payments company Cellulant has acquired a PSP license in Ghana as it launched Tingg, a digital payments platform for businesses and consumers.

online payments, PSP, payment gateway, merchants, EMV, digital payments

Activa launches online insurance system for customers

News | Online Payments | 27 Feb 2020

Activa International Insurance Ghana has announced introducing an online insurance system aimed at driving client-focused innovation.

Activa International Insurance Ghana, insuretech, online payments portal, personal accident insurance, online payments, Ghana, Activa Online, Africa

Ghana to test offline transactions for CBDC

News | Cryptocurrencies | 20 Oct 2021

Ghana has announced it is working on offline capabilities for its forthcoming central bank digital currency (CBDC) in a bid to promote its use across all segments of Ghanaian society.

CBDC, central bank, digital currency, digital assets

expressPay introduces smart POS devices for merchants in Ghana

News | Online Payments | 12 Nov 2020

Financial technology company expressPay has introduced a smart POS device for merchants in Ghana.

expressPay, Ghana, product lauch, POS, merchants, cards, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, QR payments, contactless payments, money transfers