SWIFT has announced that over the next two years and beyond it will fundamentally transform payments and securities processing, retooling cross-border infrastructure as part of a new strategy approved by its Board to enable the world’s financial institutions to deliver instant and frictionless end-to-end transactions.
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SWIFT announces a new strategy for instant, frictionless payments

SWIFT has announced that over the next two years and beyond it will fundamentally transform payments and securities processing, retooling cross-border infrastructure as part of a new strategy approved by its Board to enable the world’s financial institutions to deliver instant and frictionless end-to-end transactions. The cooperative will expand beyond financial messaging to provide comprehensive […]

The COMESA Regional Customs Transit Guarantee Scheme (RCTG-Carnet) has launched a Mobile Application to provide access to real-time information to clearing and forwarding agents in the region.
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COMESA starts Mobile App to Facilitate Regional Customs Transit Scheme operations

The COMESA Regional Customs Transit Guarantee Scheme (RCTG-Carnet) has launched a Mobile Application to provide access to real-time information to clearing and forwarding agents in the region. The Application is accessible on Google Play Store and Apple Store and provides a one-stop-shop for the agents in member countries to view current bond balance and active […]

The Sub-Sahara African finals of the Huawei Global ICT Competition, under the theme of "Connection, Glory, Future", kicked off on 10 September with an online opening ceremony. It is believed to be the biggest event of its kind in Africa covering 14 countries and attracting over 50,000 students.
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Top African ICT students compete to represent Sub Saharan Africa in Huawei’s Global ICT Competition

The Sub-Sahara African finals of the Huawei Global ICT Competition, under the theme of “Connection, Glory, Future”, kicked off on 10 September with an online opening ceremony. It is believed to be the biggest event of its kind in Africa covering 14 countries and attracting over 50,000 students. Globally the Huawei ICT Competition 2019-2020 has […]

SWIFT and BAE Systems Applied Intelligence has published ‘Follow the Money’, a new report that describes the complex web of money mules, front companies and cryptocurrencies that criminals use to siphon funds from the financial system after a cyber-attack.
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New report reveals how cyber attackers ‘cash out’ following large-scale heists

SWIFT and BAE Systems Applied Intelligence has published ‘Follow the Money’, a new report that describes the complex web of money mules, front companies and cryptocurrencies that criminals use to siphon funds from the financial system after a cyber-attack. The report highlights the ingenuity of money laundering tactics to obtain liquid financial assets and avoid […]

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The Siren Song of Scranton

Edoardo Campanella MILAN – The Great Lockdown in response to COVID-19 has altered billions of people’s perception of geographic space. For weeks, social and professional interactions were mediated by digital technologies that compressed physical distance and blurred the boundaries between the digital world and the real one. This unprecedented socioeconomic experiment is likely to have […]

Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, has announced the 2020 edition Seeds for the Future Program known as the “Sky Seeds for the Future” despite the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Huawei’s Seeds for the Future Program 2020 to go ahead online

Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, has announced the 2020 edition Seeds for the Future Program known as the “Sky Seeds for the Future” despite the Covid-19 pandemic. According to Lina Cao, the Huawei Uganda Public Relations Manager the company shall carry out the program this year through online/e-learning platforms. Cao encouraged universities in […]