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Growth in Contactless Payments is Pivotal for Businesses

South Africa can expect significant growth in contactless payments on the back of COVID-19. It is also likely that the public’s newfound (and sensible) aversion to contact will spur additional innovation, especially given the uncertainty around second and third...

Ethiopian Airlines expands digital payment methods

On Monday, 16 September 2019, Ethiopian Airlines announced that it plans to expand its payment method offerings by partnering with digital commerce and payment solutions platform; CellPoint Digital to introduce WeChat Pay and KNET. In 2018, the Airline first integrated...

Facebook hosts day of education for South Africa’s young entrepreneurs

More than 300 young entrepreneurs and marketers gathered on 8 June at the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Newtown, Johannesburg for Facebook's Youth Enterprise and Skills Day in partnership with the Department of Small Business Development. The event aimed at inspiring...

Study reveals that youth benefit from the rise of digital commerce in Africa

A recent study by Master Foundation in partnership with BFA has revealed that 80 million young people will benefit from the rise of digital commerce in Africa by 2030. These findings indicate that the digital commerce sector has the potential...

The future of retail will be built on clicks, bricks and data-driven insights

Over the last 15 years, technology has reshaped the face of global retail. With billions of people spending more time online each day, the way we buy things has evolved. Hundreds of billions of dollars of spending have shifted...

Visa launches initiative to foster payment innovation with Startups

Visa has announced the launch of its Visa’s Everywhere Initiative, a global innovation program that tasks start-ups to solve commerce challenges of tomorrow and further enhance their own product propositions and provide visionary solutions for Visa’s vast network of...

Financial institutions fast-tracked to offer new services

Banks are up against increased competition from nimble fintech startups as the need to adapt quickly to dramatic changes in consumer behaviour, new technology, and the fast-evolving regulatory environment continues to pose a challenge. Mobile security and authentication company,...

​Mobile-first: The way forward for financial services sector

The unbundling of banking and transactional functions from traditional financial services providers – driven by increased development of mobile technology, regulatory change, and competition from agile new challenger banks and fintech providers - is forcing banks to radically rethink...

Visa partners Kenyan banks to introduce mVisa

Visa Inc. introduced mVisa, a new mobile payment service that will accelerate digital commerce in Kenya and across Africa. As part of its initial roll-out, Visa has partnered with Co-Operative Bank, Family Bank, KCB and NIC Bank to deliver...

GSMA report reveals mobile commerce is on the rise in Africa

According to a report revealed at the latest GSMA: Mobile 360 Series – Africa conference, digital commerce is on the rise in Africa, and is being supported by growing internet penetration. The report revealed that consumer research carried out by...
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