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South Africa’s unsustainable consumer debt levels require urgent attention

By Staff Writer 14 June 2022

Vicious cycle of debt is a serious concern with far-reaching implications for the entire payments industry, says tech and financial gateway service provider PAYM8 CEO Andrew Springate. FULL STORY >

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How to shop online safely this holiday season and all year round

By Press Release 8 April 2022

Peach Payments' head of Information Security Judy Winn shares her tips for consumers on how to stay safe ahead of the Easter holiday season, and all year round. FULL STORY >

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Covid-19 drove significant increase in digital payments

By Staff Writer 30 March 2022

According to a new survey 9 in 10 people in South Africa report increased use of digital payments in the past year FULL STORY >

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The future of tech is in Africa, payments are the stumbling block

By Industry Contributor 29 March 2022

According to Andrew Springate, CEO of tech and financial gateway service provider PAYM8, things are starting to shift as Africa’s digital payments race begins and true financial participation and inclusion becomes a reality. FULL STORY >

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South Africa sees a surge in contactless payments via smart devices, says FNB

By Staff Writer 16 March 2022

FNB clients processed in excess of R4.2 billion in contactless payments via smart devices. FULL STORY >

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Seven ways SoftPOS can move your business into the digital age

By Press Release 10 March 2022

Rapid innovation in financial technology is making it increasingly easier for entrepreneurs and SMMEs to conduct business. A ground-breaking solution that is transforming the digital payments landscape is softPOS, which converts... FULL STORY >

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Supporting the contactless payments trend will help bolster the economy

By Industry Contributor 25 January 2022

Over 1.3 billion transactions processed last year highlight an important retail trend that must be supported. Xlink's Tony Smallwood explains why. FULL STORY >

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Five digital payment trends to tap into in 2022 according to PayFast

By Press Release 18 January 2022

A focus on frictionless transactions will shape ecommerce trends in 2022. FULL STORY >

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Cash on decline says FNB as contactless payments rise

By Staff Writer 9 December 2021

FNB notes the Covid-19 pandemic is helping to fuel the adoption of contactless payments such as smart device payments, QR Code (Scan to Pay) and ‘Tap to Pay’ whilst reliance on cash declines yearly. FULL STORY >

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Onwards, towards a cashless future

By Staff Writer 29 September 2021

New digital payment trends are ushering in the dawn of a cashless future – and a more inclusive financial landscape. FULL STORY >

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Navigating a new world of payments in sub-Saharan Africa

By Industry Contributor 12 March 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the Achilles heel, as well as a ripe opportunity, in sub-Saharan Africa’s trade and payments landscape. Chipo Mushwana, Nedbank Executive of Emerging Payments, explores the challenges and solutions to... FULL STORY >

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How the digitisation of remittances can support Africa’s economic recovery

By Industry Contributor 10 November 2020

By Andy Jury, CEO, Mukuru FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight - 2020 : a year of change in the payment and financial sectors

By Industry Contributor 7 February 2020

New trends in the payment space, coupled with a growing realisation that the retail experience today is driven by the consumer, will be among the drivers for significant change in this market space, asserts Craig... FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight - Facebook Pay: a game-changer for payments, brands and social media

By Industry Contributor 9 December 2019

Thomas Pays, CEO of Ozow, offers insight into Facebook Pay and why its introduction spells a massive disruption for the payments industry. FULL STORY >

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Opinion - Digital Payments may hold the key to African economic prosperity

By Staff Writer 12 September 2019

Aida Diarra, Senior Vice President and Group Country Manager for Visa Sub Saharan Africa explains what fundamentals are missing in African SMEs - and what they can do about it. FULL STORY >

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