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.
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.
Afri Ride branches into fintech, food deliveries
The ride-sharing app readies to introduce Afri Wallet, a transaction platform for the unbanked.
Facebook Libra crypto-currency revamped to comply with laws
After intense regulatory pressure, Facebook’s Libra has undergone four major changes to conform to legal requirements.
EXCLUSIVE: Investec mulls digital assets wallet
The wealth management group is considering the introduction of a wallet to hold its clients’ digital assets.
SA's appetite for digital wallets grows
The majority of South Africans would rather leave home without their wallets than their mobile devices.
WeChat gives away money
The Chinese messaging app gives users up to 50% back on all purchases made via SnapScan and their digital wallets.
Pavilion parking payment goes digital
MasterCard's digital wallet service allows shoppers to digitally pay for parking at Durban's Pavilion mall.
Wearable payments gather speed
Bank customers will increasingly ditch cards and cash for wearable technology, experts predict.
Walletec, Wallet One in digital wallet integration
Wallet One joins other digital wallet companies that have integrated with Wallettec, including Bitcoin and M-Pesa.