Articles with tag: ghana

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ARO, Fiserv partner for card management and processing in Africa

04 Aug 2020 | Cards

Payments fintech Fiserv has announced a partnership with Absa Regional Operations (ARO) to support credit card management and processing in nine African nations. 

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Clydestone, Thales partner to offer authentication as a service platform

03 Aug 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

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

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TransferGo secures EUR 10 mln in funding, launching in 11 new markets

17 Jun 2020 | Payments General

TransferGo, a UK-based international money transfer service, has raised EUR 10 million in funding.

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Uber, Flutterwave partner to launch Uber Cash in Africa

10 Jun 2020 | Mobile Payments

Uber has partnered with US-based fintech company Flutterwave to launch its Uber Cash digital wallet feature in Africa.

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Ghana launches Digital Financial Services Policy

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

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

15 May 2020 | Mobile Payments

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.

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Central Bank of Ghana waives fees for less than USD 18 mobile money transfers

20 Mar 2020 | Mobile Payments

The Central Bank of Ghana (BoG) has said all mobile money transfers of USD 18 and below will attract no charges from service providers for the next three months, given the current circumstances.

mobile money, money transfers, Central Bank of Ghana

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

09 Mar 2020 | Online Payments

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. 

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Activa launches online insurance system for customers

27 Feb 2020 | Online Payments

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

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Ghana launches Universal QR Code

29 Nov 2019 | Mobile Payments

The Government of Ghana has announced the launch a Universal QR code in December 2019 in a bid to make Ghana a cashless society, according to GhanaWeb.

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Ghana ponders over issuing central bank digital currency

28 Nov 2019 | Cryptocurrencies

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.

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Barclays Ghana to intensify trade finance offering as it transitions to Absa

27 Jun 2019 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Barclays Bank Ghana has announced it will intensify its trade finance support for businesses in Ghana as it transitions to Absa.

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WorldRemit launches service for business payments to Nigeria

19 Jun 2019 | Payments General

UK-based money transfer service WorldRemit has launched a service that enables Nigerian SMEs to pay employees and contractors in 140 countries worldwide.

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expressPay rolls out Visa on mobile in Ghana

13 May 2019 | Payments General

expressPay has launched Visa on mobile, a Visa electronic payment service that allows consumers and merchants to make and accept digital payments.

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Ghana to launch of e-procurement system

02 May 2019 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Ghana has become the first country in the West Africa sub-region to establish an electronic procurement system for the public sector.

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Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement System to release ecommerce payment solution

03 Jan 2019 | Ecommerce

The Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement System (GhIPSS) has announced that it will roll out an ecommerce payments solution in 2019.

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Emergent Technology acquires Interpay Africa

14 Dec 2018 | Online Payments

Emergent Technology (EmTech) has acquired Interpay Africa, a Ghana-based payments processor, with the aim to extend its digital payments business in Africa.

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Barclays, Invest In Africa to support SMEs in Ghana

05 Dec 2018 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Barclays Bank Ghana has committed to providing credit support to SMEs enrolled with Invest In Africa (IIA) to expand their businesses.

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Visa rolls out mobile payment service in Ghana

26 Nov 2018 | Payments General

Visa has teamed up with banks in Ghana to launch Visa-on-mobile, a mobile payment service, in the country.

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Barclays Bank, Invest in Africa to up credit facilities to SMEs

21 Nov 2018 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Barclays Bank Ghana has committed to providing SMEs enrolled with Invest In Africa credit support to expand their businesses.

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