Earnipay partner OnePipe to offer fast and seamless financial transactions in Nigeria

NIGERIA – Nigerian fintech that provides flexible and on-demand salary access to income-earners, Earnipay has partnered with OnePipe to offer fast and frictionless financial transactions. The partnership sets the stage for Earnipay to further scale its service to over 200,000 employees before the end of 2022 and rapidly expand across the African region. Launched in 2022, Earnipay partners with employers…

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DPO Group enhances USSD payment option in Nigeria

NIGERIA – Pan Africa payment service provider, DPO Group has added a new form of payment that will allow merchants to get paid by their customers via a USSD code in Nigeria. The new feature allows merchants to receive payments from customers who don’t have access to mobile banking or a payment card. Paired with DPO’s robust and scalable payment…

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NBS Bank partners Mastercard and Network International to launch digital payment platform

MALAWI – Mastercard and Network International has announced a strategic partnership with NBS Bank plc in Malawi re-affirming their shared commitment to drive the adoption of digital payments and support emerging markets’ transition to a cashless economy. This will be the first implementation of an innovative digital payment’s platform launched by Mastercard and Network International last year. NBS Bank will…

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BancABC unveils co-branded cards to drive digital payments and e-commerce in Zimbabwe

ZIMBABWE – BancABC Zimbabwe has launched a  new suite of co-branded Mastercard and Zimswitch payment cards for its customers which will enable customers to make safe and seamless digital, domestic and international payments including e-commerce transactions. BancABC is the first bank to launch Mastercard and Zimswitch co-branded cards, following a partnership between the national payment switch and the global payment…

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Kuda partners with Network International to promote cashless payments

NIGERIA – In a move aimed at driving its independent payment cards offering, Kuda Technologies, the challenger bank for Africans, has partnered with Network International, the leading enabler of digital commerce in Africa and the Middle East. Kuda’s proposition of zero fees on cards, account maintenance and transfers as well as its low-interest credit offering delivered conveniently through smartphones and the…

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Link Commerce and Cellulant partner to avail digital payment options for easier purchases from global retailers

AFRICA – Pan-African payments company Cellulant, has partnered with Link Commerce, a turn-key B2B eCommerce platform, to avail relevant digital payment options to consumers in Africa; making it possible to purchase goods directly from global retailers online. The number of online shoppers in Africa has surged annually by 18% since 2014, according to a report by UNCTAD and as of…

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Cellulant gets nod to become payment solution service provider in Tanzania

TANZANIA – Digital payments company Cellulant, has been given an approval by the Bank of Tanzania (BOT) to operate as a Payment Solution Service Provider having satisfied all the necessary requirements. Payment Solution Service Providers make up the underlying e-Payment infrastructure in Tanzania and Banks, Online Merchants, payment processors, merchants, state governments, and consumers connect to PSSPs to meet their…

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Cellulant introduces digital payments platform Tingg in Zambia

ZAMBIA – In a bid to foster growth for both the formal and informal sector in Zambia, Pan-African payments business Cellulant has rolled out Tingg, a digital payments platform enabling businesses and their consumers to accept and make payments seamlessly. Payment technology over the years has completely transformed how retailers operate as approximately thirty years ago, most retailers across Africa…

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Crypto exchange company VALR launches free Rand payments platform

SOUTH AFRICA – VALR, one of South Africa’s largest crypto exchanges, has launched VALR Pay, a free, fast, and easy way to send South African Rand (ZAR) payments to any mobile number or email address. VALR.com was founded in 2018 with the backing of former FNB CEO Michael Jordaan and US crypto exchange Bittrex to bridge the gap between the traditional…

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Absa Bank introduces QR payments for its customers

SOUTH AFRICA – Financial services group Absa,  is expanding its digital payment options with the introduction of QR Payments, a “drastic shifts in banking behaviour towards digital banking and e-commerce”. In a statement, the bank said it has taken its latest step towards expanding its ever-growing digital payments universe with the launch of QR payments “With our QR Payments functionality, which is…

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