The global value of contactless transactions made via payment cards, mobile and wearables, will reach $1.3 trillion by 2019
Nigerian fintech startups have the opportunity to pitch for NGN3 million ($10,000) worth of incubation and prize money of NGN500,000 ($1,600) at the Fintech Startup Challenge in June
Tom Jackson 1 May 2017
Thursday, 20 April 2017, saw the announcement of the top 10 companies selected for the Barclays Accelerator 2017 Africa programme
Bank Windhoek has embraced mobile technology to launch the first mobile fuel payment system in Namibia
In a recent paper, delivered at the Seamless Pay Conference in Cape Town, entitled ‘The Future of Authentication', Steven Jackets, examined some of the issues
The continent's mobile banking revolution is only just beginning, and although payment systems are becoming more seamless, cash is still king in Africa
Nicci Botha 20 Mar 2017
The CashlessAfrica 2017 awards honor the best across all sectors and segments covering financial technology providers, mobile network operators, financial institutions, mobile money providers
Applications have opened for the Barclays Accelerator programme, powered by Techstars, an initiative aimed at uncovering the next M-Pesa or Paypal
The new hype is the ability to analyse various types of information that are not based at the same location - termed deep analytics
"The future of finance" will be addressed at CashlessAfrica 2017 taking place at the Lagos Oriental Hotel, Nigeria from 22 - 23 March
Nigerian fintech startup Paystack has closed on seed investment of $1.3 million from international investors Tencent, Comcast Ventures and Singularity Investments
SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter shares gained Tuesday on word that co-founder Biz Stone was returning to the social network after six years away.
Hammerson, which is the largest property stock on the JSE, is considered by analysts as one of the most undervalued stocks with significant upside potential.
NEW YORK, United States - McDonald's reported higher first-quarter earnings Tuesday on better performance in key regions, including the United States and China.
Thomson Reuters and Oxford Business Group (OBG) have signed a distribution agreement, whereby users of Thomson Reuters financial platform, Eikon, can now access Oxford Business Group's full range of research on emerging economies.
Following a record Q4 of advertising activity, the UK enjoyed a seventh consecutive year of market growth, as adspend grew 3.7% to reach £21.4bn. The Advertising Association/Warc Expenditure Report, a measure of advertising activity in the UK, has just published the full year figures for 2016.