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South Africa’s unsustainable consumer debt levels require urgent attention

By Staff Writer 14 June 2022

Vicious cycle of debt is a serious concern with far-reaching implications for the entire payments industry, says tech and financial gateway service provider PAYM8 CEO Andrew Springate. FULL STORY >

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Mitigating risk in the main market is about more than just removing cash from the equation

By Industry Contributor 2 June 2022

By Andrew Dawson, MD of MACmobile FULL STORY >

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How to shop online safely this holiday season and all year round

By Press Release 8 April 2022

Peach Payments' head of Information Security Judy Winn shares her tips for consumers on how to stay safe ahead of the Easter holiday season, and all year round. FULL STORY >

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Payment fraud: Steps to take if your business gets scammed

By Staff Writer 4 April 2022

Payment fraud is a nightmare scenario for any business. Irrespective of size, companies face substantial financial and reputational harm resulting from fraudulent activity. Ryan Mer addresses what businesses need to know. FULL STORY >

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Covid-19 drove significant increase in digital payments

By Staff Writer 30 March 2022

According to a new survey 9 in 10 people in South Africa report increased use of digital payments in the past year FULL STORY >

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The future of tech is in Africa, payments are the stumbling block

By Industry Contributor 29 March 2022

According to Andrew Springate, CEO of tech and financial gateway service provider PAYM8, things are starting to shift as Africa’s digital payments race begins and true financial participation and inclusion becomes a reality. FULL STORY >

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South Africa sees a surge in contactless payments via smart devices, says FNB

By Staff Writer 16 March 2022

FNB clients processed in excess of R4.2 billion in contactless payments via smart devices. FULL STORY >

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Seven ways SoftPOS can move your business into the digital age

By Press Release 10 March 2022

Rapid innovation in financial technology is making it increasingly easier for entrepreneurs and SMMEs to conduct business. A ground-breaking solution that is transforming the digital payments landscape is softPOS, which converts... FULL STORY >

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Supporting the contactless payments trend will help bolster the economy

By Industry Contributor 25 January 2022

Over 1.3 billion transactions processed last year highlight an important retail trend that must be supported. Xlink's Tony Smallwood explains why. FULL STORY >

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Five digital payment trends to tap into in 2022 according to PayFast

By Press Release 18 January 2022

A focus on frictionless transactions will shape ecommerce trends in 2022. FULL STORY >

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Cash on decline says FNB as contactless payments rise

By Staff Writer 9 December 2021

FNB notes the Covid-19 pandemic is helping to fuel the adoption of contactless payments such as smart device payments, QR Code (Scan to Pay) and ‘Tap to Pay’ whilst reliance on cash declines yearly. FULL STORY >

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Onwards, towards a cashless future

By Staff Writer 29 September 2021

New digital payment trends are ushering in the dawn of a cashless future – and a more inclusive financial landscape. FULL STORY >

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Five top tips for small businesses to emerge resilient from the pandemic

By Industry Contributor 15 September 2021

By Jim Magats, senior vice president of Omni Payments at PayPal. FULL STORY >

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Clickatell enables brands to extend digital commerce offering with secure payments in chat channels

By Press Release 9 September 2021

Clickatell solves the last mile of digital transformation by embedding payments in the service stream, simplifying digital commerce for consumers. FULL STORY >

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Customers can now pay small businesses via WhatsApp

By Staff Writer 21 April 2021

Nedbank, in collaboration with Mastercard and Ukheshe, has launched Money Message, a new payment platform that lets small and microbusinesses conveniently receive secure in-chat payments from their customers via WhatsApp. FULL STORY >

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