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Posts Tagged ‘financial services’

  • Kenya: Interswitch acquires a Paynet Group

    September 18, 2014 • East Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: Interswitch acquires a Paynet Group

    Interswitch Transnational Holding (“Interswitch”), the leading pan-African integrated payments company, announces it has reached a partnership agreement with the Paynet Group (“Paynet”), East Africa’s leading multi-institutional payments provider,...

  • Wi-Fi, cell phones could spell the end of debit & credit cards says Deloitte

    July 25, 2012 • FeaturesComments (1)

    ‘Near field communications‘- the ability to carry out everyday banking transactions with a simple ‘swipe’ of a cell phone- will be the next major step in the evolution of financial services and the banking systems as increasing convergence of...

  • Innovation Dinner Nigeria a success for financial sector

    April 30, 2012 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Innovation Dinner Nigeria a success for financial sector

    IT News Africa, Africa’s ICT news leader, hosted its first Innovation Dinner outside of South Africa, in Lagos, Nigeria, on 25 April 2012. The invitation-only event took place at The Wheatbaker Hotel situated in the upmarket neighbourhood of Ikoyi, and...

  • Absa transforms consumer payment systems

    November 7, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Absa transforms consumer payment systems

    In today’s fast-paced, ever changing payment environment, consumer purchases are motivated and driven by much easier, accessible, convenient and secure ways of paying. “In line with our ongoing pursuit of providing innovative solutions and services that...

  • Ecobank, Airtel sign mobile banking deal

    June 11, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Ecobank, Airtel sign mobile banking deal

    ECOBANK Transnational Incorporated, a pan African banking group and Bharti Airtel, an Indian telecommunications company, have signed a new deal that will promote mobile banking services across the African continent. This move comes as various African...