28-29 August 2017


Africa - Global Payment Summit: Photo Highlights

3 September '19
We had 2 amazing days of networking and expert discussions at the Africa - Global Payment Summit 2019 in Johannesburg! We would like to thank all delegates, speakers, partners and media friends for their active participation during the summit. We hope you made valuable connections and gained a deeper understanding of the industry as well....

Cashless Africa

15 August '19
Traditionally, there has been a heavy reliance on cash across Africa. Now that global and local industry players are investing in digital and innovative payment systems to replace cash, while delivering new levels of inclusion, “cashlessness” has become a hot topic all around the world and this continent makes no exception. During Africa – Global...

Win a Scholarship to the Digital Frontiers Institute 3-year Certified Digital Finance Practitioner Program

12 August '19
Win a scholarship to the Digital Frontiers Institute 3-year Certified Digital Finance Practitioner Program by participating in our mobile app game during The Africa Global Payment Summit. The game will be a mix of trivia, scavenger hunt, and on-site participation to gain points on the CR mobile app. The Certified Digital Finance Practitioner is a...

Digital Payments and the Diversity of New Solutions

8 August '19
The emergence and adoption of digital payment solutions are key to financial inclusion strategies, offering individuals and businesses alike easier and convenient payment choices and increased transparency which helps increase trust. Trust is the main driver of business growth and can help SMEs get easier credits as banks can use credit histories, thus helping the...

Cenfri: "Payment systems are the backbone of all financial transactions"

13 July '19
Cenfri, our supporting partner for the Africa Global Payments Summit, has joined us in our journey through key trends and developments that secure a meaningful addition to the payments industry landscape in Africa and beyond! Cenfri is an independent, not-for-profit think-tank. As recognised thought leaders on matters relating to financial-sector development in emerging markets, the...

Our Collaborative Partnerships with PASA and PAN for Africa-Global Payment Summit 2019

19 June '19
We are pleased to announce our ongoing collaborative partnerships with both PASA, the Payments Association of South Africa and also Payments Association of Namibia (PAN). PASA is the payment system management body recognised by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB). As per the terms of the National Payment System Act of 1998, they are mandated to organise, manage and regulate...

Introducing the Africa-Global Payment Summit 2019

10 May '19
  Introducing the Africa - Global Payment Summit - SADC Chapter   We are excited to announce the inaugural Africa – Global Payment Summit on 27-28th August 2019. This premier international event is scheduled to be hosted at the Hilton Sandton in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Africa GPS will bring together the 16 SADC - Central Bank...

Driving Payment System Transformation in Ghana

10 January '19
In recent years, Ghana’s payment system has witnessed significant changes on account of the growing role of fintech firms and other new innovations. A recent survey conducted by the Bank of Ghana’s (BOG) Payment Systems Department revealed that 71 fintechs currently provide both front- and back-end services to Ghana’s banking sector. In light of these...

Cenfri's Report on Payment systems in sub-Saharan Africa

4 September '18
  Cenfri’s latest research explores the state of national and regional payment systems in sub-Saharan Africa and offers excellent insights into the region’s development in the payment space.  With a large population still financially excluded and not in the formal financial sector, how can the region play catch-up with the rest of the world and...