Applications for govt’s R350 social relief grant strictly online
AI fraud detection in banking can make a difference
Artificial intelligence can oppose and defeat application fraud by detecting illicit activity early in the process, says Winjit.
FNB accelerates contactless payments with Apple Pay
First National Bank joins its counterparts by rolling out Apple Pay for its customers amid increased adoption of contactless payments.
Vehicle sales, B2B solutions head to Nedbank 'super app'
The big-four bank’s Avo marketplace will offer new propositions, such as vehicle shopping, business-to-business and healthcare solutions.
FNB to deploy mobile ATMs in KZN, Gauteng
The bank has 10 mobile branches on standby to be placed in affected areas as and when FNB secures sites where mobile branches would be feasible.
Rapid payments system to shake up SA’s banking sector
The industry-wide Rapid Payments Programme, led by BankServAfrica, is poised to radically transform the financial industry, allowing instant payments across all banks.
Standard Bank’s Instant Money tops 50k access points
The big-four bank’s digital wallet is now available at about 50 000 access points in SA, boosted by spaza shops and informal market partnerships.
First National Bank hunts for top tech talent
The bank will recruit 300 additional experts with engineering, technology and data skills to supplement its existing cohort of equivalent skills.
Standard Bank bolsters chatbot with insurance claims function
The big-four bank enables insurance cover and claims capability via its WhatsApp-based chatbot.
Clients embrace digital banking but still want human interaction
While customers prefer to bank digitally, they still crave a human connection when it matters, a global banking survey finds.
Yoco scores R1.2bn funding to unlock capacity in Africa
The South African fintech firm plans to scale its financial ecosystem to Africa and the Middle East after securing Series C funding.
Capitec shrugs off COVID-19 bump, onboards 300 hires
The bank saw significant growth in recent months, buoyed by its digital offerings, which necessitated the need for new hires.