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 access their accounts. According to Telecompaper, the portal is available on iPhones, tablets and iPads, making it easy for...
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 living in Europe can now send money to mobile phones in Ghana or Uganda instantly. “This is the perfect...
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 incurred to MultiChoice customers. MultiChoice and Stanbic Bank Uganda are making it easier and more convenient for DSTV and...
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 services group. The Standard Bank Group is the leading banking group focused on emerging markets. It is the largest...
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 Union and Banque Atlantique ensure that people in Cameroon can choose to receive remittances in a way that...
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 33 countries. Group CEO, Ade Ayeyemi unveiled the new App at a large product launch in Lagos, which...
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 (from request to receipt) on the blockchain to ensure that the history of payments is secure, independently verifiable,...
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 subscribers had signed up for the MoKash loans and savings product on mobile money in the first 48...
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 and widespread deforestation in Africa. Barclays and Standard Chartered saw their London headquarters picketed due to their funding of...
The global leader in seamless payments, Ingenico Group has developed strong partnership with Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems Limited (GhIPSS) to extend electronic transactions to unbanked and underbanked populations in Ghana thanks because of it's biometric point of sale device. As part of its financial inclusion strategy, GhIPSS, a subsidiary...