South Africa


12th Connected Banking Summit to Tackle Tomorrow’s Banking Landscape

The 12th Edition Connected Banking Summit– Innovation and Excellence Awards 2024  Southern Africa scheduled to take place on 23rd of May, 2024 in Johannesburg, South Africa proudly unveils its theme: “Empowering Tomorrow’s Banking Landscape: Technology,  Innovation, and Sustainable Growth”. Hosted by The International Center for Strategic  Alliances (ICSA), this prestigious event returns to South Africa […]


12th Edition Connected Banking Summit– Innovation and Excellence Awards 2024: Southern Africa

South Africa, 23rd May 2024 – The International Center for Strategic Alliances is proud to announce the 12th Edition Connected Banking Summit – Innovation and Excellence Awards 2024 Southern Africa, scheduled to take place on May 23, 2024. With the theme “Empowering Tomorrow’s Banking Landscape: Technology, Innovation, and Sustainable Growth,” this summit promises to be […]


South Africa to Start to Work on Stablecoin Regime

South Africa’s Intergovernmental Fintech Working Group will conduct analytical research on the use cases of stablecoins and will pay attention to the consideration of appropriate policy measures and regulation of the digital currency during 2024.

Finance & Economics

Finance Magnates Africa Summit FMAS:24

Join us at the Finance Magnates Africa Summit (FMAS:24) in Sandton City, South Africa, from May 27th to 29th, 2024, for a dynamic event where Africa’s finance gets smarter. Network with over 5,000 industry leaders, hear secrets from top speakers, and explore the latest in finance tools and services. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or […]


South African Fintech Ukheshe Acquires EFTCorp

Ukheshe International, a South African fintech enablement partner and EFT Corporation (EFTCorp) will continue to operate as separate entities and maintain their respective brand identities after the acquisition.

Blockchain & Crypto

MetaMask and Xion Global Redefine Web3 Payments in South Africa

Integrating MetaMask into Xion Global’s Web3 payment products gives consumers in South Africa the ability to perform one-off token approvals and enable 1-click web3 payments on any of Xion Pay’s client apps.

Fintech & Ecommerce

Amazon to Open Retail Business in South Africa

Amazon plans to launch its online retail business in South Africa next year.

Science & Technology

E-KYC Surges in Africa

Innovative e-KYC verification solutions are growing in Africa, just as businesses across the continent are increasingly moving online.

Blockchain & Crypto

Nigeria Has The Most Crypto-Keen Population Globally

The findings from the global Web3 perception survey showed that 99% of Nigerians are more aware of Web3 and crypto concepts than people in major Western economies


AWS Opens Its First Skills Center in South Africa

Members of the local community in South Africa will now be able to explore how cloud computing technology is powering everything from weather predictions to smart homes in AWS Skills Center

Society & Lifestyle

Google’s Dominance Triggers Antitrust Crackdown by South Africa’s Watchdog

The dominance of Google in the area of Internet search has caused harsh measures by the antimonopoly authority of South Africa.


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.

Fintech & Ecommerce

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.


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