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SunTrust Joins Zelle to Streamline Money Transfers

SunTrust Banks has announced the launch of Zelle, giving the bank`s clients access to a new payments network to send and receive money.

DHL Announces Title Partnership of Africa’s Largest e-commerce and Fintech Event

DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has announced that the company has signed on as title sponsor for the 2018 DHL eCommerce MoneyAfricaConference & Exhibition (Confex), which will be hosted at the new East Wing of the Cape Town International Convention Center on the 14th and 15th of March 2018.

Nigeria: WaraCake Launches eCommerce Gifting Platform

Nigerian cake delivery startup WaraCake has expanded its offering with the launch of a new online gifting platform, WaraGifts.

WaraCake, which launched in 2015, is an online marketplace for independent bakers and confectionary makers, which enables customers to purchase their cakes and have them delivered to any location in Lagos and Abuja.

The startup raised an undisclosed amount of funding from former Jumia and Konga executive Onyeka Akumah shortly after launching, and in 2016 was selected to join the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme.

Kenya Airways Customers Can Now Book Tickets Online Using Mobile Money Wallets

Digital payments service provider, Cellulant has partnered with Kenya Airways in a bid to provide a variety of mobile and bank payment options to Kenya Airways customers paying for bookings online.

This payment solution is in partnership with Pesalink, a switch which has over thirty banks in Kenya. The solution will offer bank payment options for Kenya Airways customers.

UAE Exchange Rolls out Gocash Card and Mobile App

UAE Exchange has announced its partnership with online travel firm Cleartrip for a co-branded gocash card and mobile app.

The gocash Cleartrip co-branded card is powered by Mastercard and allows users to load several international currencies.

Samsung Pay Expands into Mobile Banking

Samsung Electronics has announced that its mobile payment system is expanding into the banking sector.

Adyen Brings WeChat Pay Into Its Fold

The expansion of the Chinese mobile payment system continues largely unabated, and news emerged recently of one major coup for WeChat Pay. WeChat Pay is now a part of the Adyen payments platform system, which means that any merchant that’s using Adyen can now take WeChat Pay as payment like they could any other breed of payment system.