Capitec subdues rivals as SA best digital bank


By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – CAPITEC has been named South Africa’s best digital bank. According to Columinate, the modern independent insights agency, the bank ousted First National Bank (FNB) from the top spot. Nedbank, Standard Bank, and Absa, in that order, trailed. The Columinate’s SITEisfaction survey also ranked Capitec More...

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By On Friday, May 19th, 2017

New card promotes Cameroon cashless economy

From ROSY SADOU in Yaoundé, Cameroon YAOUNDE, (CAJ News) – MASTERCARD and United Bank of Africa (UBA) have partnered to promote financial inclusion in Cameroon with the rollout of the Debit MasterCard.Focused More...

By On Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Mastercard, Rwanda spread financial inclusion pact

DURBAN, (CAJ News) – RWANDA and Mastercard have reaffirmed their shared commitment to the development of strong digital platforms towards Rwanda’s goal of promoting a cashless society. The partnership More...

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By On Friday, April 21st, 2017

Zim fast turning into a coin country

JOHN MAKURA in Harare & WELLINGTON TONI in Bulawayo HARARE, (CAJ News) – ITS high noon in Harare and a young woman in strappy stilettos confidently walks out of a banking hall along First Street clutching More...

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By On Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Botswana Africa’s most attractive investment destination

Botswana flag GABORONE – BOTSWANA is the most attractive economy for investments flowing into the African continent. This is according to the latest Africa Investment Index 2016 by Quantum Global’s independent More...

By On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

FNB offers life cover on digital platforms

Life JOHANNESBURG – FIRST National Bank Life customers can now take up and manage life insurance through the FNB Banking App and Online Banking. This is part of the financial group taking the next step in More...

By On Thursday, April 13th, 2017

FNB emerges best bank in Southern Africa

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FIRST National Bank (FNB) announced it had been recognised as the Best Retail Bank in in the region at the recent annual Banker Africa -Southern Africa Awards 2017. Faye Mfikwe, More...

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By On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Finance houses losing millions to cyber crooks

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – FINANCIAL firms are facing increasingly sophisticated threats globally with latest reports indicating the organisations face losses of about US$1 million on average per cyber security More...

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By On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

SA falls behind in addressing financial inclusion

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A LACK of trust on financial service providers has been cited as an impediment to enhancing financial inclusion in South Africa. This is among “serious and stubborn gaps” impacting More...

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By On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Optimism grows around Nigeria economic resuscitation

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – NIGERIANS are optimistic about the state of the economy and positive of measures taken by authorities to reverse fiscal decline. This is according to findings by polling agencies, indicating More...