Jan 13, 2017

SWIFT explores Blockchain

Proof of Concept launched to determine if distributed ledger technology could help banks reconcile their nostro databases in real time.
Aug 24, 2016

Southern Africa's challenging economic reality

Data shows that banks around the world are reducing their correspondent banking relationships with a focus on perceived higher-risk jurisdictions, including Africa.
Apr 7, 2016

Mauritius: SWIFT's Advisory Group readies for financial markets

Organisation will hold inaugural meeting ahead of African Regional Conference in Balaclava.
Mar 16, 2016

'Africa is a hotbed of FinTech activity'

Increase in number of entries into global competition reflects continent's emerging, stronger FinTech ecosystem.
Mar 20, 2015

More African startups take up Innotribe Challenge

The African representation for SWIFT Innotribe has increased from 1% to 13% this year.
Feb 18, 2015

SWIFT's Innotribe Startup Challenge heads to Africa

Data is what fintech startups are banking on as they seek out investors, partnerships.
Sep 11, 2014

SWIFT expands financial crime compliance reach

African countries such as Angola, Ghana and Sierra Leone count among its clients.
Jun 26, 2014

Africa’s cross-border payments market booms

SWIFT says its African business growth is outpacing its global market.
May 8, 2014

Nigeria helps Africa become SWIFT’s fastest growing region

Payments technology organisation sees particularly strong adoption in the West African nation.
May 6, 2014

Angola adopts financial crime screening tech

Country's central bank is the fourth in Africa to adopt SWIFT technology that screens customers.
Feb 18, 2014

Nigerian central bank expands SWIFT payments adoption

Nation has become the twentieth in Africa to adopt the system for both local and global use.