Ecobank The Pan-African bank has announced the appointment of MFS Africa as Digital payment partner enabling cross-platform payment services for Ecobank account holders. The partnership allows Ecobank customers to send and receive money to and from over 170 million mobile money users through an integration with MFS Africa that covers all Telcos in the MFS […]
Mastercard and DPO Group have announced a collaboration to enable more than 40,000 African merchants to accept Mastercard payments, connecting more people and businesses to the global economy. The collaboration will enable DPO to act as a Pan-African switch by using the Mastercard Payments Gateway Services (MPGS). DPO will now be able to independently authorise […]
Last December, I had the opportunity of spending memorable moments with family and friends in Nigeria. However, something else was memorable in an odd manner. I had gruelling experiences trying to withdraw funds from the automated teller machines (ATMs). My challenges with accessing cash ranged from frequently arriving at machines that were out of service, […]
Instant electronic fund transfer, otherwise known as instant payments (NIPs), seems to be the darling of Nigerians when it comes to alternative cash payments in the country as about N22.6trillion passed through the platform in eight months. Industry figures obtained from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), from January to August 2016, show that Point […]
The Ecobank Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mastercard to roll-out Masterpass QR, a mobile payment solution, across 33 African countries. This new agreement will give Ecobank the scale and capacity to achieve its 100 million customer ambition in a profitable and sustainable way by 2020. The MoU signals the largest Masterpass […]
Chatbots to Provide Partners with New Ways to Engage and Deliver Compelling, Personalized Experiences to Consumers; Mastercard Bot for Banks will be First Available on Facebook Messenger Mastercard announced its plans to launch artificial intelligence (AI) bots that allow consumers to transact, manage finances, and shop via messaging platforms. According to research firm Gartner, nearly […]
The Chairman, Committee of e-Banking Industry Heads and Chief Digital Officer of Wema Bank Plc, Mr. Dele Adeyinka, tells OYETUNJI ABIOYE about developments in the e-banking space and the need to increase the adoption of e-payment and alternate channels CAN you give an overview of the growth in the e-banking space over the years? The […]
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