Africa’s money systems enabled to connect

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JOHANNESBURG – EFFORTS to ensure interoperability between money systems in the continent have received a major boost from a leading commerce payment and plug-in solutions firm. TrustPay is the first secure payments enabler to use the Software-as-a-Service (Saas) model to facilitate financial transactions across emerging markets, boosting the More...

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Trek4Mandela initiative
By On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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SA ICT leaders mobilise for sanitary towels

JOHANNESBURG – THE administrator of South Africa’s cyberspace, ZA Central Registry (ZACR), has pledged to support 100 girls with access to  sanitary towels every month for three years. Coinciding with More...

Andries Brink, Chief Executive Officer Andile Group Holdings
By On Monday, August 6th, 2018
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Africa’s challenger banks set to cause a revolution

Andries Brink, Chief Executive Officer Andile Group Holdings JOHANNESBURG – CHALLENGER banks in Africa are projected to storm ahead of their larger rivals, producing better returns as they target underserved More...

MTN
By On Monday, August 6th, 2018
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MTN’s R33 billion network investment pays off

MTN JOHANNESBURG – MTN South Africa’s multibillion-rand investment on network infrastructure and information systems over the past three years is paying dividends. The mobile telecommunications company More...

Usoro Usoro, MTN Nigeria General Manager, Mobile Financial Services
By On Monday, August 6th, 2018
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Banks, telcos back Nigeria’s mCash solution

Usoro Usoro, MTN Nigeria General Manager, Mobile Financial Services LAGOS – SOME telecommunications companies and banks have backed the Nigeria Interbank Settlement Systems Ltd (NIBSS) mCash solution. First More...

Vodacom
By On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
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Vodacom accelerates rural coverage programme

Vodacom JOHANNESBURG – VODACOM will launch over 200 new rural network sites across South Africa in the year ahead. This is part of the mobile network operator’s accelerated rural coverage programme in all More...

financial inclusion
By On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
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Digital innovation to promote Africa financial inclusion

JOHANNESBURG – DIGITAL technology for small merchants is set to drive Africa to a new era of financial inclusion. This is according to experts at the just-ended Payments Association of South Africa (PASA) More...

Yasmin Masithela: Chief Executive, Strategic Services, Absa Group
By On Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
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Absa clients embrace ChatBanking on WhatsApp

Yasmin Masithela: Chief Executive, Strategic Services, Absa Group JOHANNESBURG  – THE revamped Absa has announced an encouraging response to its recently-introduced ChatBanking on WhatsApp service. More More...

DR Bill Venter, founder
By On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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Telcoms veteran Venter quits Altron

DR Bill Venter, founder JOHANNESBURG – DR Bill Venter, founder of the Altron Group, has retired from his non-executive directorship from the company’s board. The retirement from the Johannesburg Stock More...

Lucky Masilela, ZACR CEO
By On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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South Africa marks three decades on the web

Lucky Masilela, ZACR Chief Executive Officer JOHANNESBURG – THE ZA Central Registry (ZACR) is celebrating 30 years of administering South Africa’s presence on the worldwide web. Its presence includes More...