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Friday, 31 October 2014 06:43

A survey conducted by Compass Plus, an international provider of retail banking and electronic payments software, has revealed that over 70 percent of UK consumers still do not have a contactless card

There are three main challenges hindering the mass adoption of contactless payments in the UK; card distribution, fears around security and regional awareness.

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 14:46

Afreximbank and Heritage Bank signed the agreement formalising Afreximbank’s $272 million facility in support of Heritage Bank’s acquisition of Enterprise Bank from the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria

Afreximbank served as the sole lead arranger for the $272 million, representing 80 percent of Heritage Bank’s $344 million winning bid for Enterprise Bank.

Wednesday, 29 October 2014 13:54

Three years ago FNB launched its smart device deal, a first of its kind banking offer, which gives customers access to smart devices and enables them to bank digitally

Since inception FNB has sold over 250 000 devices, worth over R1 billion, with 90 percent of these devices using FNB's digital banking channels.

Monday, 27 October 2014 08:58

Newly rebranded GN BANK (formally known as First National Bank) made history as the 27th universal bank in Ghana after receiving a universal license certificate from the Governor of the Central Bank, Dr. Henry Kofi Wampah, in Accra

GN Bank can now operate as a fully-fledged bank and as a unique universal bank, GN Bank is going where other banks will not go – evidence of staying true to its determination to be the People’s Bank.

Friday, 24 October 2014 13:27

MasterCard’s subsidiary, Access Prepaid Worldwide, in collaboration with First National Bank (FNB) introduced the MasterCard Multi-currency Cash PassportTM to customers

The Chip and PIN protected travel payment card is secure and easy to use and can be loaded with up to four currencies (Euros, Pound Sterling, US Dollars and Australian Dollars) on a single card.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 13:40

MasterCard and Zwipe have announced their partnership for the launch of the world’s first contactless payment card featuring an integrated fingerprint sensor

The launch of the card comes after a successful live pilot with Norway’s Sparebanken DIN, aligned to the Eika Group, as an answer to the complex challenge of providing a fast, convenient payment solution that does not compromise on security.

Tuesday, 21 October 2014 10:16

A new banking service, Ecobank Premier Banking, has been launched tailored for the fast-growing middle class in Accra

Ecobank Premier Banking, the latest addition to Ecobank's product offering, is one of the responses to the banking demands such as deposit, cash management and credit products and services.