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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.

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Mobile Money

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

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.17

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...

Mar.04

Mobile Money

8 Services You Don't Know Exist On MTN Mobile Money

If someone told you MTN mobile money is just about sending and receiving money and cashing-out then they lied. The ubiquitous mobile money service has a lot of services to...

Mar.04

Banking

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

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.12

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.05

Banking

Government To Stop Accepting Cash Payments

The Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has said the government will soon stop accepting cash payments as part of efforts to encourage people to make electronic payments.

Mar.01

Banking

A new type of ATM fraud: What you need to know about skimming

The automated teller machine, is the first wave in the tsunami of technologies that have revolutionized banking over the last five decades. It allows customers of financial institutions to have...

Mar.01

Fintech

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

Lagos-based fin-tech company 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

Financial Tech

What is blockchain?

What is blockchain? Simply put, a blockchain is just a list of digital records (blocks) that are chained together using cryptography. The financial industry today contains all types of middlemen – payments...

Mar.02

Financial Tech

Difference Between Bitcoin and Blockchain

Are Bitcoin and Blockchain the same? No, they are not. However, it has become almost impossible for one to discuss Blockchain without mentioning Bitcoin. Discussions have become absolutely binary.

Mar.01

World News

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

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

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.07

World News

Cashless Society: A Concern For Swedish Authorities

As more economies are formulating strategies to move towards a cash-lite or cashless society, authorities in Sweden are starting to get worried about the speed at which cash is going...

Mar.01

World News

Tithes and Offertory Goes Digital With Bitcoin

ICF Zurich, an evangelical church from the largest city in Switzerland, has begun accepting voluntary offerings from its members using cryptocurrency. According to its website, the church accepts donations directly...

Mar.01

World News

Banks Open Networks in Compliance With New Regulations

Retail companies could become the new face of everyday financial transactions once the Revised Payments Services Directive, known as PSD2, goes into effect in the European Union in January.

Mar.01

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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

Lagos-based fin-tech company 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...

Mar.04

Mobile Money

8 Services You Don't Know Exist On MTN Mobile Money

If someone told you MTN mobile money is just about sending and receiving money and cashing-out then they lied. The ubiquitous mobile money service has a lot of services to...

Mar.01

World News

Tithes and Offertory Goes Digital With Bitcoin

ICF Zurich, an evangelical church from the largest city in Switzerland, has begun accepting voluntary offerings from its members using cryptocurrency. According to its website, the church accepts donations directly...

Mar.01

World News

Cashless Society: A Concern For Swedish Authorities

As more economies are formulating strategies to move towards a cash-lite or cashless society, authorities in Sweden are starting to get worried about the speed at which cash is going...

Mar.01

Mobile Money

Mobile Money Interoperability Crosses the 1 million Mark

Cross mobile money money transfer service known as the Mobile Money Interoperability launched by Vice President, Mahamudu Bawumia in May 2018, has recorded over 1.1 million in transaction volumes.

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