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Cash Costs South African Consumers R23 Billion A Year – Mastercard Study

Cash cost consumers R23 billion or 0.52 percent of the country’s Gross Domestic Product in 2015, according to a new Mastercard study released at the World Economic Forum on Read More →

Equitel To Boost Government Revenues in Kenya By Digitizing Payments

Equitel has introduced an EazzyPay Paybill number 206206 on the eCitizen platform that will allow for the payment of driving license fees, name, land searches, passport application and business permits. Nyeri, Read More →

“Regulation And The Future Of International Banking”

The theme of this year’s World Economic Forum on Africa is “Achieving Inclusive Growth”. This is part of the response by global leaders to the urgent need to reduce inequality Read More →

SA eCommerce Merchants And Shoppers Receive Financing Boost

South African eCommerce merchants can now finance their businesses easily and shoppers can make purchases on credit just as easily. This is the result of two collaborations entered into by Read More →

Visa Establishes Regional Headquarters In Cote D’Ivoire

Visa, a global payments technology company, announced that it has opened its regional headquarters for the Western and Central Africa region in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire. Visa staff will work with Read More →

Partnership And Innovation Key To Build Diverse, Vibrant And Resilient African Economies

Africa is coming off an enviable streak of strong growth. For the past 16 years, the region has maintained an average GDP growth rate of five percent, which has outperformed Read More →

Kenyan President Gives Vote of Confidence for the Huduma Card in Driving Financial Inclusion

The Kenyan Government has provided a vote of confidence in the implementation of the Huduma Card in the country, and its role in driving financial inclusion. The announcement was highlighted Read More →

Gemalto Has Opened a New Banking Card Personalization Center in Dubai

Gemalto , the world leader in digital security, has opened a new banking card personalization center in Dubai, bringing the benefits of highly responsive, locally-based support to the region's Read More →

Agent Banking In Nigeria Sees Spike as Paypoint Grows by 1000 New Agents Monthly

Quickteller Paypoint was designed to take financial services to the nooks and crannies of Nigerian communities, providing access to underserved markets. Revealed at the maiden Quickteller Paypoint agents forum which held Read More →

Mastercard $1 Million Grant Set To Ignite Business Growth In Rwanda

In support of Rwanda’s Sustainable Development Goals, the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth has confirmed its commitment to a grant of up to USD$1 million over three years to Read More →
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