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Finance & Economics

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


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

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


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

Finance & Economics

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

Society & Lifestyle

COVID-19 apps: how states use technology against pandemic

Tech measures to control coronavirus


Mastercard will digitize SMB’s payments in South Africa

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

Finance & Economics

How the postal service became a bank

Post offices are already competing with traditional bank branches