Statement at the Conclusion of a Mission to Burundi for the 2014 Article IV...

A mission from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), led by Mr. Oral Williams, visited Bujumbura from June 2–13, 2014 for discussions under the IMF’s...

Absa trials payments via mobile phone

Banking group Absa conducted South Africa's first live user trial of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology on mobile phones in December, with 500 of...

SA: Presidency clarifies $2bn IMF commitment

Pretoria - The Presidency on Wednesday moved to correct misconceptions about South Africa's $2 billion commitment to the International Monetary Fund's firewall fund. "This is...

The African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) to help Benin attract US$15 BILLION by 2021

In 2013, Benin became the first West African country to join ATI, a pan-African institution that provides political, investment and commercial risk insurance products Benin...

Mastercard Uses Facebook Messenger to Help Small Businesses Go Digital

Launches Masterpass QR bot for Messenger to enable Nigerian businesses to set up digital money accounts and accept QR payments At Mobile World Congress (MobileWorldCongress.com),...

SA: Yodlee Announces Partnership With Nedbank

Leading South African Bank Provides Personal Financial Management Tools Powered by Yodlee's Account Aggregation Technology. Yodlee today announced a partnership with Nedbank to power personal...

Focus on Women’s Financial Inclusion and Economic Empowerment Gains Momentum

The agenda on women empowerment and financial inclusion will receive a further boost as leaders from civil society, government, academia and business converge in...

Ten Million SASSA MasterCard Cards Issued to South African Social Grant Beneficiaries

Electronic programme helps government minimise fraud, reduce costs, and extend financial inclusion to millions To tweet this news, copy and paste #MasterCard and #sassagrants...

SA Mint honours Madiba

The South African Mint Company (SA Mint) has honoured Nelson Mandela with the launch of the limited edition Life of a Legend coin set. The...

AfDB to uncover strategies for Africa’s transformation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group, would uncover its new agenda for the continent’s economic transformation at this year’s annual meeting scheduled to take...

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