Press Releases

11 May 2022

35th Summit of the African Union (AU) related to PAPSS

A delegation of Afreximbank led by Professor Benedict Oramah, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Afreximbank and Chairperson of PAPSS Management Board, attended the 35th Summit of the African Union (AU) Assembly of Heads of State and Government that took place from 5–6 February 2022 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Summit was…

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29 April 2022

PAPSS announces collaboration with BUNA to build a payment gateway between Africa and the Arab region.

Cairo, 26 April 2022: The Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS) operated by African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) in collaboration with the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, announced today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with BUNA, the cross-border and multi-currency payment system owned by the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF). Interoperability among…

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21 May 2021

Afreximbank and AfCFTA announce the Operational Roll-out of the Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS)

Cairo and Accra, 28 September 2021: – African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and AfCFTA Secretariat announced today the operational roll-out of the Pan-African Payment and Settlement System (PAPSS), a revolutionary Financial Market Infrastructure to enable instant, cross-border payments in local currencies between African markets. By simplifying cross-border transactions and reducing the dependency on hard currencies for…

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