Fintech zeitgeist! Every Monday, we might look back at last week; look ahead to this week; share a few thoughts (our own or others); or discuss anything that catches our eye. This week, Banking Technology’s deputy editor Antony Peyton briefly reflects on last week’s visit to Morocco for HPS Worldwide’s PowerCARD Users Meeting 2017. At […]
While the maturity of blockchain discussions and advances are at different stages of development around the world, blockchain is said to be at the height of the Gartner hype cycle. This implies that 2017 will be the year where disillusionment with the technology begins. However, 2017 may also see some real breakthroughs with its application and the emergence of pockets of the first concrete results.
The Central Bank of Lesotho has gone live on Intellect Design Arena’s Quantum Central Banking Solution (QCBS). According to India-based Intellect, the “key highlight was an accelerated implementation with zero errors during migration despite complex integration with multiple external interfaces”. Mothetsi Sekoati, head of business solution at Central Bank of Lesotho, says the project is […]
Morocco-based payments firm HPS Worldwide is setting its sights on growth through the use of APIs and extensive collaboration with start-ups. At its PowerCARD Users Meeting 2017, held 5-7 April, in the lively city of Marrakesh – about 400 people from over 50 countries listened to presentations from the company and its partners. The message […]
Kenya-based banking tech provider and integrator NLS Banking Solutions is seeking an injunction against Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) for software infringement rights.
Nedbank, one of South Africa’s largest banks, is implementing a new syndicated lending system, Fusionbanking Loan IQ, supplied by Misys.
Kenya-based Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) has unveiled its mobile-based banking service as it targets millennial entrepreneurs. The new service, created in collaboration with software provider Strands, is called CBA Loop and core banking services will be available on the mobile phone app. Users can manage their personal finances, send money, schedule utility bills payments, […]
Housing Bank Algeria, a subsidiary of Jordan-based Housing Bank for Trade and Finance (HBTF), is modernising its front-to-back office technology with Infosys Finacle.
Kenya-based banking tech provider and integrator NLS Banking Solutions has won the bid to supply an integration platform to Madison Finance Company (Mfinance) in Zambia.
Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank), a Nigeria-based bank operating across multiple countries in Africa, has extended the roll-out of its core banking system, ICS Banks, to Tanzania. The solution is supplied by ICS Financial Systems (ICSFS).