South Africa

Fintech & Ecommerce

Tyme Raises $77.8 Million to Grow South Africa, Philippines Operations

Digital banking group Tyme announced the attraction of investment funds for $77.8 million following the results of the Series C financing round.


South Africa’s Peach Payments Raises $31 Million

The South African company Peach Payments, which specializes in providing financial services in the field of online payments, announced the receipt of additional funding in the amount of $ 31 million from Apis Growth Fund II.


South Africa to Roll Out Payshap

In South Africa, the process of introducing Payshap, an inexpensive real-time interbank digital payment service, has started.

Fintech & Ecommerce

South African Mobility Fintech Planet42 Raises $100M for International Expansion

Planet42, a mobility fintech providing affordable vehicle financing options in South Africa through a subscription model, has raised $100 million to expand its services internationally


Top 7 banks in South Africa

Today, we’ll explore major traditional banking institutions and leading challenger banks in South Africa


Africa’s fastest-growing economies in 2021 unveiled

Africa’s economy is forecast to grow at a healthy pace of 3.8% in 2021 driven by rising global demand as COVID-19 restrictions are eased


4 out of 5 consumers worldwide would use biometric payment card

The survey shows that many consumers are willing to use biometrics technology for payments

Finance & Economics

Card payments in South Africa to reach over $97B in 2021

The market has been on the rise for the past few years

Fintech & Ecommerce

South African small businesses can now receive payments via WhatsApp

Anyone with a valid South African identity document and a South African bank account can access the new solution


Top 10 central banks leading in CBDC adoption

Today we have prepared a list of the most active CBDC supporters across the globe


FIS expands payment processing capabilities across Africa and Asia

The company also plans to enhance its merchant acquiring presence in additional markets


Mastercard brings mobile POS solution to South Africa

Hellopay will pilot the solution with 1,000 merchants during the next 6 months


Leading neobanks in Africa: top 7 digital-only banks

African neobanks stand out from the crowd by addressing a massive market with challenging economic conditions


Top 5 fintech startups in Africa

Today, we’ll take a look at the most successful fintech startups in Africa

Science & Technology

COVID-19 apps: how states use technology against pandemic

Tech measures to control coronavirus

Fintech & Ecommerce

Mastercard will digitize SMB’s payments in South Africa

New solution is expected to enhance payments for SMEs across South Africa

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