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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

MAAS, Bank of Ghana partner for SMEs and FIs of Singapore and Ghana

News | Payments General | 08 Dec 2020

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Bank of Ghana (BOG) have plans to adopt the Business sans Borders (BSB) open hub of platforms between Singapore and Ghana. 

MAS, Money Authority of Singapore, Bank of Ghana, SME, financial institution, Singapore, Ghana, Business sans Borders, BSB, open hub, Financial Trust Corridor, FTC

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

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

Jumia partners with Airtel Kenya for mobile payments

News | Mobile Payments | 01 Oct 2020

Nigeria-based marketplace Jumia has announced a new partnership with telco Airtel Kenya to enable consumers to complete online transactions using Airtel Money. 

Jumia, Airtel Kenya, Airtel Money, partnership, Kenya, Nigeria, Africa, marketplace, telecommunications, telco, mobile payments, mobile app, mobile transactions, financial inclusion, COVID-19, coronavirus, online checkout, Ghana, Uganda

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

US-based Flywire, Mastercard partner for cross-border tuition payments

News | Payments General | 17 Sep 2020

Vertical payments company Flywire has partnered with Mastercard to provide students with discounted foreign exchange rates on cross-border tuition payments made with Mastercard. 

Flywire, MasterCard, cross border payments, tuition payments, foreign exchange, FX , vertical payments, International Payments, international students, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Kenya, Ghana, preferred payment method, international tuition, local currencies, credit cards, debit cards

ARO, Fiserv partner for card management and processing in Africa

News | Cards | 04 Aug 2020

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

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

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

News | Payments General | 17 Jun 2020

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

News | Mobile Payments | 10 Jun 2020

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

Uber, Flutterwave, launch, Africa, digital wallet, Barter payment app, Visa, South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Tanzania, Nigeria, unbanked populations, mobile money

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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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'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

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 launches Universal QR Code

News | Mobile Payments | 29 Nov 2019

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.

Ghana, QR code, cashless payments

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

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

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

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

Barclays Ghana, Absa, trade finance initiative, Ghana, Africa, trade finance support, SMEs, Trade Finance Facility, trade loan, lending

WorldRemit launches service for business payments to Nigeria

News | Payments General | 19 Jun 2019

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

WorldRemit, WorldRemit for Business, SMEs, business payments, Nigeria, Africa, payments, B2B payments, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa

expressPay rolls out Visa on mobile in Ghana

News | Payments General | 13 May 2019

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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