South African Reserve Bank

SA fintech teams to hack their way to Singapore

Twelve local start-ups are competing for two spots at the Global Fintech Hackcelerator.

Aug 26, 2019

SARB seeks fintech innovators for 2019 Hackcelerator

The South African Reserve Bank opens applications for the 2019 Global Fintech Hackcelerator @ Southern Africa competition.


SA needs effective laws to curb cyber crime, say experts

The country needs to revamp its cyber crime laws, say legal experts, who believe the Reserve Bank has set an exemplary regulatory effort that should be followed.

Jul 9, 2019

Deloitte payment report identifies four trends

The survey aimed to find out what needs to change and how the banking industry should respond.


Virgin Money app eyes global expansion, notches 480K users

The local arm of Virgin Money will add extra services on its app as it plans to expand to SADC and South Asia regions.

Mar 27, 2019

Should the SARB be nationalised?

It's no time to dress the South African Reserve Bank in Emperor's New Clothes, says Greg Morris, CEO, Sebata Group Holdings.


Reserve Bank's crypto-currency proposals clear confusion

The central bank's proposal to introduce tighter controls on crypto-currencies provides legal certainty for those dealing in crypto assets, experts say.

Jan 17, 2019

WorldRemit plans massive African expansion

The digital money transfer service has lofty ambitions for its new South African business and extensive plans for expansion across Africa.


Reserve Bank proposes tighter crypto-currency controls

The central bank issues a consultation paper on policy proposals on crypto assets in SA.

Nov 8, 2018

MTN Nigeria battle could impact SA's financial stability

MTN's $10 billion battle with the Nigerian authorities could increase the risk to SA's financial system depending on the outcome, says the South African Reserve Bank.

Oct 30, 2018

Michael Jordaan's digital bank starts first test phase

Former FNB CEO Michael Jordaan's new venture, Bank Zero, enters alpha testing.


SARB's blockchain project gets global recognition

Central Banking Publications recognises Project Khokha for its promise shown in the central banking, regulatory and supervisory environment.

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