WorldRemit Launches New Product for Business Payments to Ghana

Posted by - June 12, 2019

Leading digital money transfer company WorldRemit has launched WorldRemit for Business, a new service that enables small and medium-sized business owners to quickly pay their employees and contractors in 140 countries worldwide, including fast-growing emerging markets such as Kenya, Ghana, and South Africa. The platform will first be available to U.K.-registered businesses. WorldRemit’s low fees

Flutterwave Partners Visa to Simplify Digital Payments

Posted by - February 1, 2019

Flutterwave, a global payment solutions business has partnered with financial payment firm, Visa to launch GetBarter, an application that allows consumers and merchants to make and accept payments locally and internationally. The GetBarter app is a lifestyle payment solution that operates globally with an initial user base in Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and South Africa. Visa

Ghanaians Encouraged to Adopt Digital Payments

Posted by - December 3, 2018

Ghana’s Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has emphasized the importance of digital payment platforms in today’s world of technological advancement, during the launch of the Phase-Two of the Mobile Money Interoperability Payment System In his words, the electronic payment system has grown increasingly over the last decades due to the growing spread of internet-based banking

SA payments startup Yoco raises funds worth $16m

Posted by - September 12, 2018

A South African-based Point of Sale payments provider, Yoco, has raised $16million in a Series B funding round led by Partech, a venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley, Europe and Africa, with participation from Orange Digital Ventures, FMO (The Dutch Development Bank) and existing Series A investors Quona Capital and Velocity Capital. Yoco will

Capital Floods in For Flourishing African FinTech And Payments Sector

Posted by - July 19, 2018

Close to US$100m of fundraising has been injected already in 2018 into Africa’s bourgeoning fintech and mobile payments sector, with a significant amount of capital still to be deployed this year, and prospects for the sector looking bullish, according to telecom, media and tech news and events company, TMT Finance. Joseph d’Arrast, EMEA Editor at