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South Africa’s Standard Bank Acquires Majority Stake in Firepay

Standard Bank one of South Africa's largest financial services groups earlier this week on Monday announced they had acquired a majority stake in Firepay; a firm that applies new mobile payment...
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Touch Login Launched in Kenyan Standard Chartered Bank

Kenya’s Standard Chartered Bank on Monday launched a new feature for Apple iOS device with Touch ID sensors and Samsung Android devices, dubbed 'Touch Login' that allows customers to use fingerprint to...

SimbaPay launches mobile money transfer service to Ghana and Uganda

SimbaPay (www.SimbaPay.com) a London based digital money transfer provider – today announced the launch of its money transfer service to Ghana and Uganda. Using the SimbaPay app or website, Ghanaians and Ugandans...
Stanbic Bank Uganda's Chief Executive Offiecer; Patrick Mweheire (Left) and Charles Hamya; General Manager of MultiChoice Uganda (Right) are seen shaking hands during the partnership of MultiChoice Uganda and Stanbic Bank Uganda to bring online payments to MultiChoice customers, during a Joint Press Confernce held at MultiChoice Head Offices in Kololo, Kampala on Tuesday 22nd November, 2016. (Photo shot by: Nathan Ernest Olupot)

MultiChoice Customers can now Pay Subscriptions Through the Stanbic Bank Digital Banking Channels at...

During a joint press conference held at MultiChoice Head Offices in Kololo, MultiChoice Uganda together with Stanbic Bank Uganda announced their partnership to provide free online payments with no extra costs...
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Job Opportunity: Team Leader New Business Online at Stanbic Bank

About Stanbic Bank: Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is a subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings Limited which is in turn owned by Standard Bank Group Limited (“the Group”), Africa’s leading banking and financial...
The WorldRemit app lets people send money straight from their smartphone, instead of having to travel to a money transfer agent. Image Credit: Kignite

WorldRemit set to launch Digital Money Transfers to Cameroon

Leading remittance service WorldRemit is set to accelerate adoption of digital money transfers to Cameroon, after completing a series of strategic deals with local partners. WorldRemit’s new partnerships with MTN Mobile Money, Express...

Ecobank launches Ecobank Mobile App to transform Banking in Africa

Ecobank (Ecobank.com) has launched the Ecobank Mobile App, an instant and convenient way of banking via the mobile phone. It is the first unified app delivered by any institution for use in...

PayStand Introduces First-Ever Blockchain Certification of Payments

PayStand, the next generation B2B payment and billing company, is leveraging the blockchain in a completely new way for enterprise payments. PayStand customers now have the option to certify and notarize payments...

6 differences between MoKash and traditional bank loans

A partnership between MTN Uganda and CBA recently brought to the Ugandan market the micro savings and loans product, MoKash. A week after the launch, CBA reported that over 80,000 mobile...
East African protesters have taken to the streets of London to demonstrate against banks that do business with Bidco Africa.

Barclays and Standard Chartered picketed in London over Bidco business

East African protesters have taken to the streets of London to demonstrate against banks that do business with Bidco Africa, highlighting the connection between global financial institutions, The Prince of Wales...
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