AfricaNenda Unveils Ghana's Instant and Interoperable Payment System to African Central Banks and Payment Switches
Ghana's advanced Instant Payment solution, GhIPSS Instant Pay (GIP), took center stage during a recent learning visit organized by AfricaNenda in partnership with GhIPSS. The visit aimed to provide valuable insights into Ghana's payment system journey and foster knowledge sharing among central banks and payment switches from selected African countries. A look at the visit!Read more
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