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AfricaCoin: The African alternative to bitcoin

With the world moving fast towards a digital era, the AfricaCoin’s President and CEO, Amos Tsopotsa says it is important for the citizens of our country to adopt a digital approach when it comes to using their monies and...

Understanding payment trends to ensure customers get what they want

Start-up companies are faced with a number of challenges before they even begin trading. Market research and designing an excellent customer journey are, of course, important, but ensuring your customer has a payment option that engenders confidence is critical. Here...

Standard Bank customers are now able to use Samsung Pay

Samsung has announced that Standard Bank customers are now able to make use of Samsung Pay. According to Samsung, Standard Bank cards supported during early access are Mastercard credit and cheque cards. Craige Fleischer, Vice President of Integrated Mobility for...

The risks mobile payments present to financial service

It's no secret that the financial services industry is a top target for cybercriminals looking to steal valuable data. In fact, data shows that financial firms face daily attacks that attempt to bypass defences protecting a growing number of...

Banking the unbanked: serving the excluded

Two billion people worldwide do not have a bank account or access to financial institutions. Often referred to as the unbanked, they generally only pay in cash or purchase money orders. Matthew Barnard, the executive head of banking at BBD,...

Why banks are using satellite services

Satellite connectivity is commonly considered the last mile solution only for areas where there is little or no coverage of other networks such as fibre or 3G. However, its high reliability and ubiquitous coverage have resulted in the banking...

Fintech startup Zoto witnesses growth in user base

Zoto, a product of Hedonmark Management Services Limited and Nigeria’s payment solution, has announced on Monday, 09 Aril2018 that its transacting user base and order volume grew by 56% and 200% respectively in the last financial year and it...

New partnership to help Tanzania shift to a cashless economy

Mastercard’s partnership with Selcom will enable the company to expand its mobile payments solution, Masterpass QR, in Tanzania. The partnership will provide Mastercard access to Selcom’s established network of merchants in Tanzania and the two will work to empower these...

The 5 most exciting tech developments in Africa this year

You may not have realised it, but Africa is quickly becoming one of the technological frontrunners in the world. With so many developments and advancements due to be made this year alone, here are just five of the most...

Mobile payments are becoming much more regular in South Africa

Mobile payments are becoming much more regular in South Africa, with large retailers, hair salons, coffee shops, flea markets and even some informal retailers like hawkers allowing their customers to pay for goods and services from mobile wallets &...
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How can SA enterprises minimize the impact of network outages?

Internet and network outages are a constant threat to any enterprise in South Africa. Whether it’s an issue experienced...
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