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* Absa Bank and ACI Wordwide - South Africa

ACI Worldwide, an international provider of electronic payments software, has won a contract from South African financial services organisation Absa to deliver the BASE24-eps software for online payments processing. BASE24-eps is an integrated payment engine to acquire, authenticate, route, switch and authorise financial transactions across multiple channels. The system can support payment transactions, including branch transactions, debit and credit at the ATM and point of sale, or telephone banking, as well as the mobile commerce and internet banking.

* Zain and Tango Telecom - Ghana and Madagascar

Tango Telecom says that it has won a messaging contract from Zain for its networks in Ghana and Madagascar. iAX SMS, Tango Telecom's messaging platform, enables prepaid and postpaid charging, storage and delivery of A2P, P2P and P2A messages and enables advanced revenue generating messaging services from a single platform.

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