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The Vanguard of FinTech: Emerging Payments Shaping the Future

The financial technology (FinTech) sector is experiencing a seismic shift, thanks to a wave of innovative payment technologies that are redefining the essence of transactions. These advancements are not just revolutionizing how we think about money but also facilitating...

Fintech Market Predictions for 2024

The fintech industry is predicted to soar this year, in light of the increasing popularity of digital currencies like cryptocurrencies and CBDC, and the inevitable boom of e-commerce across Africa and the globe, it is a given that digital...

Nedbank observes shift in consumer spending trends

During the recent Black Friday period, Nedbank observed a significant shift in trends in consumer spending behaviour. This points to the the continual evolution of South Africa's retail landscape, and a greater awareness by South Africans of the importance of...

The Top Digital Banking Mega-Trends to Keep in Mind for 2023

Super apps, banking-as-a-service, behavioural banking and cyber security. These are just a few of the trends that promise to make the future of banking fast, frictionless, and personalised. The increasing prevalence of smartphones means that billions now have an entire...

4 Reasons Why Contactless Payments Are Taking Over the World

For the past 10 years, we’ve been hearing about how new-generation mobile apps, wallets, tap-to-pay, NFC solutions and even the humble QR code are going to spell the end of the magnetic stripe card as a means of payment....

Mastercard and Zamtel Partner to Drive Financial Inclusion in Zambia

Today Zamtel, a government-owned telecommunication service provider in Zambia, and Mastercard have announced a strategic partnership that will enable Zamtel Mobile Money customers – even those without bank accounts - to make safe and seamless digital payments on the...

How COVID-19 Has Driven a Cashless World Through Contactless Payments

Driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, contactless payments have become the world's preferred payment method. In addition to being safer from a viral transmission perspective, contactless payments are also faster, and integrating multiple contactless payment methods assists small businesses to...

FNB Partners with UnionPay to Accept Contactless Payments

First National Bank (FNB) and UnionPay International (UPI) have announced that UnionPay cardholders will be able to make contactless payments with their cards via FNB Speedpoint terminals at merchants in South Africa. This partnership marks the first time a South...

Top 5 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. Safaricom sees a new opportunity in Ethiopia, and Lenovo is cooling supercomputers with warm water in Germany. With the world ever...

Cashless and Contactless Payments Beyond COVID-19

The emergence of COVID-19 has made the need for digitising payments more critical than ever before and for this to be a success, electronic payments need to offer similar benefits to those afforded by cash. Globally, economies are in various...
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A New Extended Partnership for Managing People and Money

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has partnered with Workday, a provider of solutions for managing people and money. The partnership aims...
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