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.
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, […]
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).
Kenya Bankers Association (KBA) has launched its real-time interbank switch, PesaLink, and kicked off a phased rollout of the digital payments platform. The product has been in the making since 2013, when KBA member banks decided to create their own industrywide switch to rival the M-Pesa services. KBA vice-chairman John Gachora says PesaLink is “proof […]
Africa is becoming a very interesting fintech innovation hub (in particular South Africa, Nigeria and Egypt). As much as 80% of the continent is unbanked, opening the door to a breadth of opportunities for fintech companies to seize market share.
Swift Innotribe’s “Start-up Challenge for Africa” is open for applications. For the third year running, the challenge will be part of Swift’s African Regional Conference (ARC) held in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, from 16-18 May 2017. ARC typically attracts up to 500 delegates from around 40 countries, according to Swift. It offers the usual mix of […]
Pan-African banking conglomerate Ecobank has launched a fintech challenge for start-ups. The event, open to Africa’s entrepreneurs, innovators and developers, provides an opportunity to win $500,000 in funding as well as partner with Ecobank and roll out services across 36 countries.
SunTrust Bank in Nigeria has renewed the contract with banking software vendor ICS Financial Systems (ICSFS) for its ICS Banks core banking system.