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Buy Your Paragliding Tickets Via GTBank’s E-Banking Platforms

One of Ghana’s most technology advanced banks, Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Limited is at it again with another innovation within the payments space: The purchasing of paragliding tickets via its...

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Mobile Money

Mobile Money

MTN Deepens Financial Inclusion For Women In Ghana

As part of the GSMA’s Connected Women Commitment Initiative, MTN Ghana has committed to increase the proportion of women in their mobile money customer base to 45% by 2020.

Apr.11

Mobile Money

Acid Attack on a Mobile Money Agent at Gomoa Fetteh

Kate Aidoo, a 23-year-old mobile money vendor at Gomoa Fetteh in the Gomoa East District of the Central region has been robbed and bathed with acid by unknown robbers who...

Mar.25

Mobile Money

Republic Bank Partners Vodafone Ghana for its MoMo Service

Republic Bank (Ghana) Limited, a subsidiary of Republic Financial Holding Limited has unveiled its partnership with Vodafone Ghana Mobile Financial Services Limited, a subsidiary of Vodafone Ghana. The Bank has now...

Mar.24

Mobile Money

Payments Systems and Services Bill Passed

Ghana's parliament has passed the Payment Systems and Services bill into law. The bill is expected to significantly trigger innovation and growth of electronic payments in Ghana.

Mar.22

Banking

Banking

Buy Your Paragliding Tickets Via GTBank’s E-Banking Platforms

One of Ghana’s most technology advanced banks, Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Limited is at it again with another innovation within the payments space: The purchasing of paragliding tickets via its...

Apr.17

Banking

Bank of Ghana to Issue Upgraded Notes

The Bank of Ghana will issue upgraded banknotes into circulation on May 6, 2019. The upgraded banknotes will have enhanced security features in line with evolving changes in the technological...

Apr.10

Banking

Payments Systems and Services Bill to Transform Banking

The passage of the Payment Systems and Services bill by Parliament last Thursday is expected to stir up innovation in the financial sector space as Ghanaians are increasingly adopting digital...

Mar.27

Banking

GTBank Tops all at CBN E-Payments Awards 2019

Guaranty Trust Bank plc continued its dominance of Nigeria’s most qualitative digital financial service awards for the fourth year in a row, winning eight of the twelve honours available to...

Mar.24

Banking

Stanbic to Shutdown 91 Agencies

South African banking group Standard Bank has announce the closure of 91 agencies which will result in about  1,200 jobs being lost starting from June 2019.  

Mar.21

Fintech

Financial Tech

Tax Filing To Go Digital

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) is considering introducing Integrated Tax Application and Preparation system (iTaPS) to enhance individual annual tax filing.

Apr.05

Financial Tech

Visa Partners With Remitly to Offer Instant Global P2P Transfers

Visa has announced that it will power real-time P2P transfers for the global remittance firm, Remitly, via its Visa Direct platform. Remitly users in the United States can now send funds...

Mar.28

Financial Tech

IT Consortium Is ISO 27001:2013 certified

IT Consortium has become Ghana's first FinTech company to obtain the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification. This certification further consolidates the company’s position as a market leader within the Ghanaian FinTech space.

Mar.21

Financial Tech

OneFi Aquires Amplify

One Finance Limited (OneFi) has acquired Amplified Payments Limited (Amplify), a company that builds and facilitates payment solutions and digital financial transactions for an undisclosed fee.

Mar.21

Financial Tech

Fintech: Redefining Payments in Africa

Fintechs are proving to be  game changers in Africa by transforming service delivery, with greater efficiency. The sector is courting foreign investors; last year, African tech startups raised

Mar.21

World News

World News

Brazil Leads in Mobile Payments Innovation

Increases in smartphone adoption in Brazil will help the country to entrench its position as a leader in technological innovation for mobile payments in Latin America and the Caribbean. This...

Apr.10

World News

MasterCard To Invest $56 Million In Jumia

MasterCard has expressed its intention to invest $56 Million (€50 Million) in Jumia Technologies, the Berlin-based online retailer with over 4 million customers in 14 African Countries. This is ahead...

Apr.02

World News

MTN Launches Self-Service on WhatsApp

The largest mobile operator in Africa has begun offering service on a WhatsApp channel in its home country of South Africa. Dubbed "MTN Chat", the service allows customers to check...

Mar.27

World News

Apple Launches a New Credit Card

Apple has followed in the footsteps of Amazon with the debut of the new Apple Card. Unlike traditional applications, one can apply directly on their iPhone and, once approved, the...

Mar.26

World News

Mexico to Limit Cash Payments for Real Estate

Mexico is developing rules that would cap the amount of cash that can used to buy real estate, Finance Minister Carlos Urzua said on Friday, part of a push to...

Mar.24

World News

MasterCard Pushes Cashless Solutions For Transit Payments

MasterCard plans to bring cashless transit solutions to more than 20 U.S. cities in the next few years, the company said on Friday (March 22).

Mar.24

World News

IBM’s Cryptocurrency Payments Solution Goes Live

IBM has put itself forward as a viable alternative to Swift and Ripple, launching a new cryptocurrency-powered solution for cross-border payments known as "World Wire".

Mar.21

World News

Facebook to Start Mobile Payments in Africa

Facebook has started engaging financial institutions in Africa about possible mobile-payment collaborations, says Carolyn Everson, a vice-president at the social networking group.

Mar.21

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Apr.11

Mobile Money

MTN Deepens Financial Inclusion For Women In Ghana

As part of the GSMA’s Connected Women Commitment Initiative, MTN Ghana has committed to increase the proportion of women in their mobile money customer base to 45% by 2020.

Apr.05

Financial Tech

Tax Filing To Go Digital

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) is considering introducing Integrated Tax Application and Preparation system (iTaPS) to enhance individual annual tax filing.

Mar.28

Financial Tech

Visa Partners With Remitly to Offer Instant Global P2P Transfers

Visa has announced that it will power real-time P2P transfers for the global remittance firm, Remitly, via its Visa Direct platform. Remitly users in the United States can now send funds...

Mar.25

Mobile Money

Acid Attack on a Mobile Money Agent at Gomoa Fetteh

Kate Aidoo, a 23-year-old mobile money vendor at Gomoa Fetteh in the Gomoa East District of the Central region has been robbed and bathed with acid by unknown robbers who...

Mar.24

World News

Mexico to Limit Cash Payments for Real Estate

Mexico is developing rules that would cap the amount of cash that can used to buy real estate, Finance Minister Carlos Urzua said on Friday, part of a push to...

Mar.21

Financial Tech

IT Consortium Is ISO 27001:2013 certified

IT Consortium has become Ghana's first FinTech company to obtain the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification. This certification further consolidates the company’s position as a market leader within the Ghanaian FinTech space.

Mar.21

Financial Tech

OneFi Aquires Amplify

One Finance Limited (OneFi) has acquired Amplified Payments Limited (Amplify), a company that builds and facilitates payment solutions and digital financial transactions for an undisclosed fee.

Mar.21

Financial Tech

Fintech: Redefining Payments in Africa

Fintechs are proving to be  game changers in Africa by transforming service delivery, with greater efficiency. The sector is courting foreign investors; last year, African tech startups raised

Mar.21

World News

Facebook to Start Mobile Payments in Africa

Facebook has started engaging financial institutions in Africa about possible mobile-payment collaborations, says Carolyn Everson, a vice-president at the social networking group.

Mar.17

Mobile Money

MoMo Interoperability Report: 2.2 Million Transactions Recorded in 2018

Ghana's Mobile Money interoperability platform (MMI) recorded a total 2.2 million transactions from May to December 2018. This shows a continuous increase in patronage of the service.

Mar.12

World News

Access Bank To Become Africa's Largest Bank

Access Bank Plc., the parent company of Access Bank Ghana, will become the largest bank in Africa - by number of customers - when it completes its merger and integration...

Mar.12

Banking

Payment Systems and Services Bill’ to be passed in June – BoG

After about 2 years of deliberation in Parliament, the Bank of Ghana(BoG) says it is confident that works on the Payment Systems and Services Bill will be completed by the...

Mar.07

World News

Sweden’s Financial Regulator To Do More On Bank Oversight

Sweden’s financial regulator, the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority, said it needs to pick up its oversight of Swedish banks when it comes to money laundering.

Mar.05

Banking

StanChart Launches New Banking App

Standard Chartered Bank has unveiled it's banking and lifestyle app branded SC Mobile to give clients the power to make transactions with ease without disruption to their work schedule and...

Mar.04

Mobile Money

GSMA Launches Mobile Money Certification

GSMA and mobile money providers across Africa and the world have launched the GSMA Mobile Money Certification. The GSMA Mobile Money Certification is a global initiative to bring safer, more...

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