For the past twenty years, an intriguing race has been evolving between Africa’s banks to address the middle and lower tiers of retail. Christian Bwakira, Managing Director for Middle East & Africa, examines the world of Small Shops as we continue our Perspectives series, looking at the expectations of different sectors from their payment experience.
Ugo's arrival is an important step in Ingenico's strategic expansion into the West African market where he will oversee the execution of the business plan
A payments revolution is taking place in Africa that is not only seeing the payment infrastructure develop at speed, but which is also leapfrogging the pace of technology adoption in some European countries. Christian Bwakira, Managing Director for Middle East & Africa, considers the role that Android adoption is playing and the transformative effect of a business-centric approach in payment.
Financial exclusion impacts countries all over the world, but how do we explain its prominence? Mouna Fouillade, Head of Communications, EMEA for TSS at Ingenico, a Worldline brand, looks at the key blocking points to digital transformation, reveals the equation to solve this challenge, and explores a solution in Kenya where trust was gained through a branchless banking network.