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Russian speaking hacking group is attacking banks in Sub-Saharan Africa

By Staff Writer 13 January 2020

Kaspersky security researchers have reported on thousands of notifications of attacks on major banks located in the sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) region with the notorious Silence hacking group indicated to likely be the... FULL STORY >

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Opinion: African challenger banks are primed by tech to disrupt financial services industry

By Opinion 20 September 2019

The road is open for African banks, particularly challengers, to shake up the market with best new technologies and services, according to Andile Solutions FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight - Why Biometric Technology will be key to Digital Transformation for SA Banks

By Industry Contributor 9 September 2019

Lance Fanaroff, a Director at iiDENTIFii, explains why biometrics is essential to banks if they wish to come out ahead of cyber attacks and handle the rise of digital transformation. FULL STORY >

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Africa’s challenger banks set to surge ahead

By Press Release 6 August 2018

The ability of challenger banks in Africa to leapfrog through technology, unencumbered by legacy systems, will cause a banking revolution on the continent, according to Andries Brink, CEO of Andile Group Holdings. FULL STORY >

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Are investment banks ready for blockchain-enabled distributed ledgers?

By Opinion 12 February 2018

Prashant Prakash, Blockchain lead for Financial Services practice at Accenture in South Africa talks about the impact of blockchain on the banking industry and how organisations have expressed interest and are exploring... FULL STORY >

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Mastercard opens-up access to Blockchain API for partner banks and merchants

By Press Release 20 October 2017

Provides connections into other Mastercard APIs to create new digital commerce experiences; APIto be featured at Money20/20 Hackathon. FULL STORY >

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First look at Elizabeth Banks as Rita Repulsa for new Power Rangers movie

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 20 April 2016

With the Power Rangers reboot movie currently shooting in Vancouver, Canada, we finally get our first look at the film's villain, Rita Repulsa, played by Elizabeth Banks. FULL STORY >

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Win with DCC and UltiMate Power Banks!

By Staff Writer 19 October 2015

Distributor Drive Control Corporation (DCC) is giving away UltiMate Power Banks to two lucky TechSmart readers this month! FULL STORY >

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Hot New Trailers: Dismaland

By Staff Writer 27 August 2015

As if life isn't miserable enough, Banksy has now released the trailer for his latest venture, Dismaland. FULL STORY >

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Red-E RC25 Ultraslim Powerbank

By Thomas McKinnon 26 March 2015

Portable power banks are a dime a dozen these days, but the Red-E RC25 offers something a bit extra. FULL STORY >

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Banksy does Gaza with murals and travel video

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 3 March 2015

The infamous graffiti artist has taken his stencils to the Gaza strip, creating some rather striking murals and released a short film to document his "trip". FULL STORY >

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