Access Africa and Thunes Collaborate to Enhance Cross-Border Payment Solutions

Access Africa and Thunes, to revolutionize cross-border payments (PHOTO: Financial IT)
Access Africa and Thunes, to revolutionize cross-border payments (PHOTO: Financial IT)

Access Africa has partnered with Thunes, a global payment infrastructure platform, to revolutionize cross-border payments. The collaboration covers 13 markets: Nigeria, Botswana, Cameroon, Congo DR, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, and Zambia.

Robert Giles, Senior Advisory Retail, emphasized Access Africa’s commitment to delivering top-quality remittance services, stating, “This strategic partnership reinforces Access Africa’s commitment to providing customers and non-customers with access to top-quality remittance services.”

Through this partnership, customers of Access Africa, whether account holders or not, gain the ability to conduct straightforward international payments and receive inflows in USD from various regions.

This modern digital payment technology aims to replace the complexities of traditional bank-based cross-border transactions, making payments faster, easier, and more transparent.

Robert believes that this collaboration will bring significant improvements to the African Fintech ecosystem and payment infrastructure.

Aik Boon Tan, Executive Vice President for Thunes, shares the excitement about the future of this partnership, emphasizing its potential to strengthen connections between Africa and the rest of the world.

He said, “We are excited for the future of our partnership with Access Africa as we aim to enhance the connections between Africa and the rest of the world, bringing major improvements to customers who need to make regular cross-border payments to and from African markets.”

Access Africa’s Payment product simplifies global payments across various purposes, including school fees, merchant transactions, e-commerce payments, trade settlements, and diaspora worker remittances.

It spans a wide range of countries, including the United Kingdom, China, Spain, Turkey, France, Italy, Germany, Cyprus, Norway, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, India, Hong Kong, Ghana, Gambia, Rwanda, Zambia, Sierra Leone, Kenya, DR Congo, Mozambique, Guinea, Botswana, and more.

Ultimately, Access Africa’s partnership with Thunes marks a significant milestone in the evolution of cross-border payments, promising customers in Africa and beyond a more efficient and straightforward way to manage international transactions.

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