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July 27, 2023

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How Innovative Payment Solutions are Shaping South Africa’s Retail Sector

Zawya

"Today’s consumers have access to a myriad of convenient experiences through mobile apps and online platforms, and they expect a similar level of ease when interacting with businesses and specifically payment interactions. Indeed, consumer demand for better and more diverse payment experiences, coupled with the need to trade across multiple channels, is shaping the midmarket retail sector across Africa."

July 11, 2023

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June 14, 2023

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New Integrated Payment Platform to be Launched in Africa – Moment

Payments Afrika

"MultiChoice Group, Rapyd and General Catalyst today announced a joint venture aimed at developing an integrated payment platform for Africa. The joint venture will operate under a new company, called Moment. Moment offers expanded payment infrastructure for businesses across Africa to help them collect and make payments easier, quicker, and more affordable in any manner that their buyers or suppliers prefer."

June 6, 2023

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May 18, 2023

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Safaricom Granted License to Operate M-PESA in Ethiopia as the Group Revenue Hits KES 310.9 Billion in FY23

Safaricom

"Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia has today officially been granted the license to operate mobile money services in Ethiopia. The licence, coming seven months after the commercial launch of GSM services. The M-PESA license will open the country to the world’s largest mobile payment system and Africa’s largest Fintech, and the world’s first mobile money transfer system."

May 11, 2023

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Bango, TPAY, and Etisalat Egypt Launch Direct Carrier Billing with Google To Enable IN-APP Purchases and Subscriptions for over 30 million Subscribers

GlobeNewswire News Room

"TPAY, the leading payment provider for the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META), today announces, through its partnership with Bango and Etisalat Egypt, the launch of Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) with Google for over 30 million subscribers. The collaboration will create an easier experience for Android users to purchase apps, games, and digital content on their devices on Google Play."

April 18, 2023

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API Abuse Highlights Dangers of Unsafe Open Banking Implementation

ITWeb

"With banks in Africa lagging their European counterparts in adopting open banking, inroads are still being made as the promise of fairness, competition and innovation, which are the hallmarks of open banking, remain an attractive proposition for those looking to facilitate the secure exchange of individual and business data held by banks, with authorised third parties."

April 7, 2023

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Africa’s Central Banks Lead the Way, Embrace Open Banking

The Citizen

"Nairobi. Regulators on the continent are developing frameworks that allow customers of traditional banks to engage with third-party service providers via their banking apps - blowing open a multi-billion dollar market. Nigeria in March became the first African country to launch open banking on the continent, after publishing guidelines on how traditional lenders may connect to a global digital market poised to grow from $13.9 billion to $123.7 billion by 2031, according to Allied Market Research."

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