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MasterCard and The Leading Hotels of the World to Offer Cardholders Special Benefits

MasterCard and The Leading Hotels of the World announced an agreement to provide MasterCard cardholders offers at participating hotels globally. As the largest luxury hotel collection, with more than 430 Read More →

Visa and MasterCard Support Common Solutions to Enable U.S. Chip Debit Routing

MasterCard and Visa Inc.  announced an agreement to license their respective common U.S. debit solutions to each other to meet the industry need for a streamlined approach to route U.S. Read More →

Metbank and MasterCard Launch Zimbabwe’s First EMV Payment Cards

Metbank announced at an event held in Harare, that it has collaborated with global payments technology company MasterCard, to introduce Zimbabwe’s first EMV certified debit cards. Metbank will introduce Gold and Standard MasterCard Read More →

Kenyan University Partners with MasterCard & Equity Bank to Launch Alumni Card

Kenyatta University has unveiled a new prepaid, PayPass™-enabled card for its alumni body. The KU Alumni Card allows alumni to enjoy discounts with selected partners, ranging from hotels, bookshops and Read More →

British Airways Launches New Executive Club Multi-currency Travel Card with MasterCard Subsidiary

MasterCard subsidiary, Access Prepaid Worldwide announces a new partnership with British Airways to launch a new Executive Club Multi-currency Cash Passport™. The partnership will allow British Airways Executive Club members to Read More →

44% Growth in Pre-paid Payment Card Market Between 2013 and 2018 Says ABI Research

A combination of open and closed loop pre-paid payment cards in both the government and enterprise sectors will result in cumulative shipments totalling 3.6 billion between 2013 and 2018. ABI Read More →

ABSA Launches Multi-Currency Prepaid Travel Card

Absa Bank, a subsidiary of Barclays has launched Multi-Currency Cash Passport - South Africa’s first reloadable prepaid travel Multi-Currency Card. The card allows cardholders to load multiple currencies on the same Read More →

Visa Adds New Capabilities to its Rewards Platform (Visa Offers)

Visa Inc. announced a processing enhancement for Visa Offers, a solution that enables Visa issuers, acquirers and merchants of all sizes to deliver targeted rewards to Visa cardholders. The enhanced Read More →

Boost to Nigerian Payments System as MasterCard Powers Identity Card Program for 13m

The Nigerian National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and MasterCard today announced at the World Economic Forum on Africa the roll-out of 13 million MasterCard-branded National Identity Smart Cards with electronic Read More →

Google Teams Up with Equity Bank to Launch Travel Payment Card: BebaPay

Google has teamed up with Equity Bank, the largest bank in East Africa, to launch BebaPay, a payment card that makes it easier and more convenient to pay for bus Read More →
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