Published: 3 August 2017
MyBroadBand - The South African Financial Blockchain Consortium (SAFBC) has won the blockchain category of The Banker’s 2017 technology project of the year awards.
Published: 1 August 2017
The Banker - The Banker’s 2017 Technology Projects of the Year Awards show that the effort many banks have put into engaging with the fintech community over the past few years is beginning to pay off.
Published: 11 July 2017
MoneyWeb - The South African Financial Blockchain Consortium (SAFBC) – comprising 22 industry heavyweights, the South African Reserve Bank and the Financial Services Board as observers – is currently exploring the technology powering the $41 billion bitcoin market.
Published: 1 March 2017
ITWeb - South African banks are dabbling with blockchain and distributed ledgers, learning some important lessons along the way.
Published: 7 February 2017
CoinDesk - South Africa's central bank, its central securities depository (CSD) and several of its largest banks came together yesterday to chart a course toward large-scale blockchain implementation.
Published: 2 November 2016
iAfrikan - In possibly a first for Africa, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) along with the Payments Association of South Africa, Financial Services Board, Strate and some of the country's major banks...
Published: 31 October 2016
CoinDesk - A group of South African banks have pushed ahead with plans to test blockchain applications in a partnership that has drawn support from key regulators in the country.
Published: 17 October 2016
ITWeb - South Africa's largest banks, along with Strate, the country's central securities depository, have set up a blockchain network among themselves.
Published: 28 August 2016
Sunday Times - R3, a global consortium that is dedicated to exploring technologies such as blockchain, aims to bring banking institutions together to find common cause. For Fred Swanepoel, chief information officer at Nedbank, the value of initiatives such as R3 lies in the "global collaboration and sharing that it brings to member institutions".