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South Africa’s first alternative exchange- ZAR X

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South Africa’s first alternative exchange, ZAR X. On Monday the 50-year long monopoly enjoyed by the JSE (Johannesburg Stock Exchange) ended as South Africa’s first alternative exchange- ZAR X made its debut with the listing of agri-business Senwe [Read story...]

Digital disruptors to watch in 2017

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Brian Richardson CEO of WIZZIT International. In the lurid space where financial and digital innovation intersect, disruptors are booming. They’ll continue to cause upheaval in 2017 and make their mark in a landscape that’s becoming progressively [Read story...]

Opinion: 9 ways to slash e-commerce cart abandonment

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Kyle Rozendo, CTO at www.SIDPayments.co.za Global shopping cart abandonment on e-commerce websites is reported at anything between 60 and 70 percent. Yet simple tweaks to the purchasing process and a keen eye on usability can ensure more completed sa [Read story...]

Standard bank introduces Shyft, a foreign exchange app

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The standard bank app allows customers to to make personal foreign exchange transactions from their mobile devices. Standard Bank has introduced Shyft, a platform that enables customers personal foreign exchange transactions from their mobile devices [Read story...]

Nigerian fintech startup secures $1.3M investment

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Shola Akinlade and Ezra Olubi, Paystack Co-founders. Fintech startup, Paystack has announced it has closed on Seed Investment of $1.3M from international investors Tencent, Comcast Ventures and Singularity Investments, with participation from Spark, [Read story...]

Zimbabwe: Steward Bank launches SMS banking solution

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With the Square banking app mobile app you are able to enquire for your balance, get a ‘mini’ statement and even purchase airtime.(Image Source: http://marketingland.com/). In a bid to make banking easier in Zimbabwe, according to ZimTech Steward [Read story...]