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  • PayU has announced a partnership with Computop that will provide  South African retailers with payment solutions for high growth international markets.

    PayU to expand Nigerian online payment market

    June 6, 2017 • Finance, Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on PayU to expand Nigerian online payment market

    PayU, in an effort to further their operations in Nigeria, have announced that they will intensify efforts to connect businesses to Nigeria’s online payment market. The annual online payments in Nigeria is estimated to surpass N200 billion this year from...

  • Cash is still widely used by consumers in Africa and is accepted by e-retailers for online purchases, a habit Jumia is pushing to change.

    Finance boost for SA eCommerce

    May 3, 2017 • Online & Social, Retail, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Finance boost for SA eCommerce

    SA’s largest online payment gateway,  PayU, has entered into two collaborations with the aim of allowing South African eCommerce merchants to finance their business and will also allow shoppers to purchase on credit. The partnerships with Lulalend, a...

  • FinTech, online shopping, Virtual card, mobile banking,

    A new survey details online shoppers’ movements

    March 28, 2017 • Finance, Retail, Southern AfricaComments Off on A new survey details online shoppers’ movements

    Growing internet access and improvements in online security have allowed South African consumers to feel more comfortable with online shopping. Today, around 23% of local shoppers make a purchase at an eCommerce store at least once a month. With a wealth of...

  • Leading payment gateways recognise that not all consumers are created equal – consumers want to enjoy a host of payment methods.

    Online shopper – the lessons of 2016

    December 20, 2016 • Retail, Southern AfricaComments Off on Online shopper – the lessons of 2016

      In a turbulent 2016 for the consumer, it’s the online shopper that may have escaped with the least scars, as the online environment has become more flexible and secure. While the estimated R8.9 billion spent annually online in South Africa may not be...

  • PayU has announced a partnership with Computop that will provide  South African retailers with payment solutions for high growth international markets.

    Computop, PayU ink retail partnership

    October 14, 2016 • Finance, Retail, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Computop, PayU ink retail partnership

    PayU and Computop have announced a partnership that will provide South African retailers with payment solutions for high growth international markets. Retailers are now able to effectively conduct online and mobile business throughout most of the world via...

  • GTP and Mastercard have partnered to introduce prepaid solutions across Africa to meet the needs of various sectors, supporting government’s goals of a cashless continent.

    You’ve downloaded a digital wallet, now what?

    March 30, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on You’ve downloaded a digital wallet, now what?

    South Africans are among the most banked on the continent, ranking second place in a Brookings study that included 21 developing economies across Asia, Africa and South America for both digital and financial inclusion. Around 86% of adults have access to...

  • Just like Bitcoins in 2009, it is currently relatively easy to mine Zcash as it was only launched a few months ago and so far not many Zcash coins have been generated. (image: Shutterstock)

    What are the barriers to Bitcoin adoption in South Africa?

    February 3, 2016 • General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on What are the barriers to Bitcoin adoption in South Africa?

    Amid the current global economic turmoil the largely misunderstood and somewhat maligned cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, has come into the spotlight as a realistic foil for existing payment methods. While the Bitcoin debate rages, fuelled by the emergence of the...

  • Mobile money

    Are South Africans ready to give up their wallets?

    July 16, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Are South Africans ready to give up their wallets?

    After years of hype the mobile commerce bandwagon may have just rolled into town. And if projections are anything to go by, the days of the traditional wallet might be numbered. The global mobile wallet market is projected to grow at an annual compounded...

  • Charles Elliman, Head of Sales at PayU. (Image source: PayU)

    SME demand pushes up interest in SA’s PayU

    February 4, 2014 • Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on SME demand pushes up interest in SA’s PayU

    PayU, South Africa’s leading online payment solutions provider, doubled its merchant count during 2013. The significant increase is made up of merchants from various industries, with a notable increase in general retail. New merchants signed over the last...

  • Top African e-commerce websites

    April 11, 2013 • ListsComments Off on Top African e-commerce websites

    eCommerce is growing in Africa. The eradication of traditional barriers to entry, including internet access, cost of technology and access to mobility, means that ecommerce has become a reality for any sized operation. According to Mark Chirnside, CEO of...

  • Credit no longer needed to shop online

    June 5, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Credit no longer needed to shop online

    Consumers no longer need a credit card in order to buy online. Major retail sites are increasingly making it easier for consumers to conduct shopping in a digital environment – but it has been a luxury not available to those who only have access to payment...

  • Online shopping on the rise

    January 24, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Online shopping on the rise

    There is no doubt that online shopping is booming in South Africa. Results of a recent News24 online survey conducted by PayU, a South African online and mobile payment service provider, support findings from a World Wide Worx research report claiming a 30%...