Articles with tag like: Africa

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A road map for selling in different African markets

Voice of the Industry | Ecommerce | 11 Feb 2021

Sami Louali, EVP Financial Services at Jumia, elaborates on the preferred payment methods and challenges that marketplaces should consider while selling across Africa

Sami Louali, Jumia, preferred payments methods, Marketplaces, Africa, ecommerce, online payments, mobile money accounts, mobile payments

HPS acquires ICPS from the MCB Group

News | Payments General | 10 Feb 2021

HPS and the MCB Group have announced that a definitive agreement was signed for the acquisition of ICPS by HPS.

HPS, ICPS, MCB Group, acquisition, Africa, payment processing, PCI DSS

SadaPay, Mastercard launch numberless, contactless-enabled cards in the MEA region

News | Cards | 10 Feb 2021

Pakistan-based online money management platform SadaPay and Mastercard have announced the launch of numberless, contactless-enabled cards in the Middle East & Africa region.

Sadapay, MasterCard, product launch, Middle East, Africa, MEA, cards, contactless payments, online payments, fraud prevention, contactless payments

Nigeria-based Mono gets backing from Y Combinator

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 03 Feb 2021

Nigeria-based Mono, a startup that helps fintech companies to run onboarding processes through KYC in general, gets backing from Y Combinator.

Mono, Nigeria, KYC, Y Combinator, Africa, funding, investment, startup, fintech, Open Banking, API

Ukheshe, KCB to issue physical and virtual cards across East Africa

News | Cards | 01 Feb 2021

South Africa-based fintech Ukheshe has announced an agreement with KCB Bank Kenya to issue physical and virtual cards across East Africa.

Ukheshe, KCB, Africa, physical card, virtual cards, QR code, digital payments, payroll, companion cards, multi-currency prepaid cards, travel cards, gift cards

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

Safaricom launches M-Pesa bill management service

News | Mobile Payments | 28 Jan 2021

Kenya-based telco operator Safaricom has announced the launch of an M-Pesa bill management service.

Safaricom, Kenya, Africa, product launch, bill management, mobile payments

Synthesis launches tap-on-phone contactless payment solution

News | Mobile Payments | 26 Jan 2021

South Africa-based software and consulting company Synthesis has announced the launch of Halo, a tap-on-phone contactless payment solution. 

Synthesis, product launch, South Africa, Africa, contactless payments, tap-on-phone, card payments, online payments, merchants, Nedbank, Visa and MasterCard

Mastercard, Network International team up to boost digital payments acceptance across Middle East and Africa

News | Mobile Payments | 22 Jan 2021

Mastercard and UAE-based PSP Network International have teamed up to launch a new digital platform with the aim of boosting the adoption of digital payments across the Middle East and Africa.

MasterCard, Network International, partnership, digital payments, MEA, Africa, merchants, mobile payments, online payments

CDC helps with USD 100 mln finance facility in Africa

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 20 Jan 2021

CDC Group has moved to support the Eastern and Southern African Trade and Development Bank (TDB) with a new USD 100 million finance facility.

CDC, Africa, TDB, trade finance, SCF, COVID-19

Bango, TPAY MOBILE partner to boost mobile commerce

News | Mobile Payments | 20 Jan 2021

UK-based mobile commerce company Bango and UAE-based mobile payments enabler TPAY MOBILE have formed a strategic partnership to increase access to mobile commerce.

Bango, TPAY MOBILE, partnership, MENA, MEA, Middle East, Turkey, Africa, mobile commerce, ecommerce, mobile payments, merchants

NBS Bank, Network International team up to reveal ecommerce platform

News | Ecommerce | 18 Jan 2021

NBS Bank has unveiled launches its state of the art ecommerce platform, powered by Network International, the enabler of digital commerce across Africa and the Middle East.

Malawi, NBS Bank, product launch, ecommerce, online payment, gateway, Network International, Africa, Middle East

First Bank of Nigeria launches the Virtual Payment Card

News | Mobile Payments | 15 Jan 2021

First Bank of Nigeria has launched the Virtual Payment debit card.

First Bank of Nigeria, product launch, Nigeria, Africa, FirstBank Virtual Payment Card, mobile payments, e-wallet, virtual card

The Central Bank of Nigeria announces framework for QR code payments

News | Mobile Payments | 15 Jan 2021

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced a framework for QR code payments.

Central Bank of Nigeria, Nigeria, Africa, framework, QR, QR code payments, mobile payments, issuers, acquirers

Surecomp, Absa Group to roll out pan-African trade finance digitisation across 10 countries

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 12 Jan 2021

Canada-based trade finance solutions provider Surecomp has announced that South Africa-based bank Absa Group has implemented its back-office trade finance solution IMEX in 10 countries.

Surecomp, Absa Group, Africa, trade finance, digitisation, IMEX, South Africa, bank

Carticard, Mastercard team up to offer digital payment solutions in Egypt

News | Online Payments | 23 Dec 2020

Carticard has teamed up with Mastercard to offer its customers in Egypt digital payment solutions while aiming to incorporate more people into the digital economy.

Carticard, MasterCard, Egypt, Africa, MENA, partnership, digital payment solutions, financial inclusion, merchants, consumers

Shago Payments launches ecommerce platform

News | Online Payments | 21 Dec 2020

Nigeria-based fintech Shago Payments has launched a bill payment and ecommerce platform that targets underbanked and underserved Nigerians.

Shago Payments, Nigeria, Africa, product launch, ecommerce, merchants

Appruve joins Financial Data Exchange (FDX)

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 16 Dec 2020

Startup Appruve has announced that it has joined the Financial Data Exchange (FDX).

Appruve, Financial Data Exchange, data, API, Africa, data sharing

Interswitch, Credit Bank to launch multi-currency prepaid card

News | Cards | 15 Dec 2020

Nigeria-based digital payments company Interswitch Group has partnered with Kenya-based Credit Bank to launch a multi-currency prepaid card.

InterSwitch, Credit Bank, Kenya, Africa, product launch, prepaid card, multi-currency, Visa, bank account, payments, ATM, mobile money

Paypal's Xoom, MFS Africa partner to offer mobile money transfers in Africa

News | Mobile Payments | 09 Dec 2020

PayPal’s remittance service Xoom has partnered with MFS Africa, a South Africa-based fintech, to offer mobile money transfers to 6 countries in Africa. 

PayPal, Xoom, MSF Africa, Africa, remittance, mobile payments, money transfer