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Payments Industry Launches New Type Of Debit Order

Over the last few years there has been a significant increase in debit orders processed to bank accounts without permission (a mandate) from consumers. On the other hand, irresponsible consumer Read More →

Uneasiness Over SASSA Card Expiry As ConCourt Appoints Panel Of Experts

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) continues to receive queries about the expiry date of its payment cards and implications thereof from beneficiaries of social grants. The expiry date Read More →

EMVCo Reports 6.1 Billion EMV Chip Payment Cards in Global Circulation

Official figures of aggregated data published by technical body EMVCo show that by the end of 2016, the number of EMV payment cards in global circulation had increased by 1.3 Read More →

Going Cashless in Cameroon Made Easy with Launch of the UBA Debit Mastercard

United Bank for Africa (UBA) announced the rollout of the Debit MasterCard card in Cameroon in support of financially empowering all citizens. Focused on displacing cash, the electronic payment solution Read More →

Wirecard Samsung Pay Rewards Card Named a Product of the Year

The Wirecard Samsung Pay Rewards Card has been selected as a 2017 Pay Awards winner in the Product of the Year category. Since 2006, the Pay Awards have conferred the Read More →

Middle East And Africa Is The World’s Fastest Growing Payment Cards Region

Research on the global payment cards market forecasts continued strong growth in the Middle East and Africa and highlights significant opportunities for the international card schemes Many people still do not 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 →

Barclays Bank Tanzania Launches UnionPay Acquiring Service

Barclays Bank Tanzania has today officially launched UnionPay International Acquiring service as part of the bank’s effort to offer better convenience to the UnionPay cardholders in the market. The Bank’s Managing Read More →

Mastercard Unveils Next Generation Biometric Card

Mastercard unveiled the next generation biometric card, combining chip technology with fingerprints to conveniently and safely verify the cardholder’s identity for in-store purchases. South Africa is the first market to test Read More →

InterCard Chooses SIA To Expand Its Card Payment Acceptance With Four New Brands In Germany

InterCard, a German acquirer, has selected SIA, a company specializing in the management of electronic payments, to allow card payments in Germany with four new international schemes - Diners Club Read More →
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