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  • EFT Africa

    Is EFT making a comeback in Africa?

    May 19, 2016 • East Africa, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (1)

    Electronic Fund Transfers (EFT) may be one of the older payment methods on the block, but thanks to fraud and crime they are experiencing a revival.  As technology platforms evolve to make EFTs more easily managed by users and merchants alike, they are...

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    Will the Internet of Things impact banking?

    May 19, 2016 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Will the Internet of Things impact banking?

    Discussions around the Internet of Things (IoT) are widespread in the technology industry right now, with many analysts suggesting that we are entering the second digital revolution. Gartner is even predicting that there will be 25 billion smartphones,...

  • Gartner 2015

    Gartner says Digital Banking demands new technology

    May 5, 2016 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Gartner says Digital Banking demands new technology

    Banks face intense pressure to increase efficiencies and reduce costs while delivering next-generation digital services; however, incumbent application vendors have been slow to respond to new requirements, according to Gartner. Gartner predicts that by the...

  • Banking security

    Banking security in Africa reaching a tipping point?

    May 5, 2016 • East Africa, North Africa, Security, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Banking security in Africa reaching a tipping point?

    Entersekt CEO, Schalk Nolte, looks at the growing security risks for banks and financial institutions in Africa and explains why complacency is no longer an option. Despite some consolidation in the African banking market, most of the banks we are speaking to...

  • Uriel Rootshtain

    Enabling inventive collaboration through technology

    November 12, 2015 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Enabling inventive collaboration through technology

    Organisations in South Africa are under constant pressure to reduce operating costs, meet escalating customer expectations and innovate to differentiate themselves from the competition, with the ultimate aim of boosting revenue and profit. To achieve this,...

  • Martin Walshaw

    Mobile banking and how to stay secure

    February 16, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Mobile banking and how to stay secure

    Before mobile banking becomes truly universal, banks and financial institutions must consider the balance between security and usability, says Martin Walshaw, senior engineer at F5 Networks. We live in an app world. We shop through apps, we catch up with the...

  • ICSFS

    ICSFS extends presence in Africa

    January 6, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on ICSFS extends presence in Africa

    ICS Financial Systems Limited (ICSFS) has partnered with new banks through the expansion of its operations in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda. This project was awarded to ICSFS by Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank). Guaranty Trust Bank recently acquired Fina Bank, an East...

  • Yudhvir Seetharam_FNB Business

    Is Big Data making its way to the banking sector?

    December 3, 2014 • Big Data, Enterprise, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Is Big Data making its way to the banking sector?

    In the era of information, the bank with the most actionable insights is the winner. The age of “Big Data” has begun to slowly filter through into the banking environment, with banks being able to design customer-centric solutions using statistical models...

  • Brazil has some of the most creative and active criminal’s specialising in credit card cloning. (image credit: http://collegetimes.com/)

    How to use ATMs in Brazil safely- infographic

    June 5, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on How to use ATMs in Brazil safely- infographic

    If you still haven’t decided on how you plan to pay your bills while you’re in Brazil (should you be going) – cash or credit card – it is  time to do so. Kaspersky Lab warns that Brazil has some of the most creative and active criminal’s...

  • bank

    By 2016, 25% of Top 50 Banks will have launched banking app stores

    June 4, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on By 2016, 25% of Top 50 Banks will have launched banking app stores

    According to a Gartner report, Banking CIOs, CMOs and line of business (LOB) heads face two key challenges. The first is that the visibility of customer banking apps in public stores is decreasing due to the total number of apps available; the second is that...

  • Eugene Danilkis, CEO, Mambu

    Three African Financial Startups Launch on Mambu

    May 14, 2014 • Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Three African Financial Startups Launch on Mambu

    Mambu, the cloud banking technology provider, has expanded its customer footprint in Africa, confirming three new customers in Angola, Kenya and Nigeria. All three are new financial organisations extending access to financial services in underserved markets,...

  • Peter Flanagan, Genesys Regional Director: Southern & Eastern Africa

    Banking on good customer service?

    May 13, 2014 • OpinionComments Off on Banking on good customer service?

    The future of customer service is to bridge the gap between the smart consumer with the smartphone and the bank holding his or her financial assets. Even though mobile applications are becoming increasingly powerful customer touch points, many banks are...

  • Young Kenyans are moving away from traditional banking avenues in favour of alternative channels (image credit: brandpie)

    Kenya: Banking giving way to technology

    March 25, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: Banking giving way to technology

    According to a report released by business advisory services firm Ernst & Young (EY), young Kenyans are moving away from traditional banking platforms in favour of alternative channels that make use of technology. “Banks in Kenya are facing increased...

  • FNB Commercial and RMB Corporate Bank announced the launch of Online Banking Enterprise on the FNB Banking Tablet App (image credit: architect africa online)

    South Africa: FNB offers free ADSL

    August 6, 2013 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: FNB offers free ADSL

    South African bank FNB yesterday announced their Uncapped ADSL product, with discounts of up to 100% on monthly subscription fees, applicable for qualifying customers who sign up from 8 August 2013. Qualifying Personal Cheque Account holders and FNB Private...

  • Tanzania: cyber crime on the rise as finance sector grows

    April 16, 2013 • SecurityComments Off on Tanzania: cyber crime on the rise as finance sector grows

    Tanzania Daily News reports that the growth of the country’s financial sector over the last decade has resulted in a spike in cyber criminal activity.   The report refers to Bank of Tanzania statistics which suggest there are 51 banks and financial...

  • SA’s Absa launches a world first for small business

    November 29, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SA’s Absa launches a world first for small business

    South African Absa has entered into an agreement with a local payment innovations company thumbzup, to enable businesses and entrepreneurs on-the-go across South Africa to accept debit or credit card payments using their smartphones or tablets through a...

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