Mobile payments
Dec 13, 2017

Don't let mobile fraud ruin Christmas shopping

With a boom in mobile payments expected, the opportunities for fraudsters to make their move on the shopping public is higher than ever, warns Aspect Software.

Nov 20, 2017

i-Pay plans to expand after R10m cash injection

The local fintech firm will use the funds to hire more staff and expand into other growing markets.

Oct 20, 2017

PayPal tops profit estimates

The digital payments company reports a better-than-expected third-quarter profit, boosted by sharp growth in mobile payments.

Jul 14, 2017

More SA fintechs court Alibaba's Alipay

Mobile payment platform Zapper is the latest company looking to lure the Chinese payment app into the country.

Jun 21, 2017

Informal trading given a lifeline through apps

New collective bulk-buying apps are enabling informal traders to keep afloat by facilitating discounts.

Apr 24, 2017

Mobile innovation will drive digital market

Virtual reality, smart home tech, connected cars, wearables and mobile payments are expected to be the main drivers of growth in the digital market.

Dec 12, 2016

Standard Bank buys into SnapScan developer

The bank has acquired a majority stake in Firepay - the company behind the mobile payments product.

Oct 28, 2016

Blockchain is key topic at AfricaCom AHUB

The AHUB will provide a meeting place for start-ups and investors at this year's AfricaCom conference in Cape Town.


South Africans ready for mobile payments

The MasterCard Impact of Innovation study shows most South Africans would not mind using their smartphones to pay for services.

Sep 13, 2016

Venture aims to zap cash-only culture

iKhokha and MasterCard seek to boost payment card acceptance at micro, small and medium enterprises in informal settlements.


E-retail driving online fraud loss

Juniper found e-retail tops the list of online fraud, followed by online banking fraud and airline ticketing.

Apr 25, 2016

Wearable and mobile contactless payments set to surge

The emergence of a range of connected wearables has piqued the interest of near-field communication stakeholders.

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