Johannesburg selected to host the 2016 DEMO Africa conference

The continent's leading start-up events DEMO Africa is set to be hosted in Johannesburg this year. The two-day event which acts as a launchpad for emerging technology and trends will take place...

Visa Expands Footprint In Francophone Africa To Foster Digital Inclusion & Development

Visa Inc., a global payment company, today announced its intention to open an office in Côte d'Ivoire to reinforce its position as a leading payments technology company and to  help bringing...

What Banks can learn from Bell Telephone and Western Union

Over the weekend, my social media news-feed was filled with speculations that one of the international banks was planning to exit the African Market. As we wait for official communication from...
Hackers have staged cyber-attacks on three Greek banks. Image Credit: Cryptocoins News

Hackers hit three Greek banks with ransom demands-sources

Nov 30 Hackers have staged cyber-attacks on three Greek banks and demanded a ransom in bitcoins, a virtual monetary unit, to stop their disruption, banking sources said on Monday. The sources said...
Using a debit card at some places or in some instances can be dangerous, however, a debit card is a good way to avoid spending more money than you have and racking up debt. Image Credit: PsdGraphics

8 most dangerous places to use your debit card

Making all of your purchases with a debit card is a good way to avoid spending more money than you have and racking up debt. But it's not always the smartest...
Western Union C.E.O, Mr. Hikmet Ersek will be on a regional tour in Africa for the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Western Union services in the Continent. Image Credit: DailyHerald

Western Union CEO touring Africa, to hold online press conference

The Western Union Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Hikmet Ersek will be on a regional tour in Africa for the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Western Union services in the Continent. Mr. Ersek...
Co-op Bank partners with SimbaPay for Diaspora Remittances. Image Credit: Nation.Co.Ke

Co-op Bank partners with SimbaPay for Diaspora Remittances

The Co-operative Bank of Kenya has today partnered with SimbaPay, a digital money transfer provider, to offer international money transfer services to the bank’s customers in the Diaspora. Co-operative Bank accounts receiving the...
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