Mama Money expands globally with Western Union

A rapidly growing local money transfer company Mama Money has joined forces with Western Union, enabling Mama Money customers to send money to their loved ones around the world via Western Union's Global Network. Mathieu Coquillon, co-founder of Mama Money, says:...

Risks and opportunities in the fintech world

Technological innovation in financial services is essential to staying in the game. But so is a considered approach to managing risk, writes Kevin Moodley and Christopher O'Flaherty from BDO South Africa. Fintech, regtech, wealthtech, proptech - it feels like every...

Customer satisfaction, value for money the deal breakers for life insurers

One of the biggest changes brought by the Covid-19 outbreak to the insurance industry is that of being a catalyst for customer-centricity and satisfaction in servicing. While most insurers strive for faster, flexible and data-led approaches, the appeal from customers...

FNB SpeedPoint terminals accept UnionPay contactless payment

First National Bank (FNB) and UnionPay International (UPI) have jointly announced that UnionPay cardholders will be able to make contactless payments with their cards via FNB Speedpoint terminals at merchants in South Africa. FNB becomes the first bank in South Africa...