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Visa Launches Expanded Fourth Edition of its Africa Integration Index

Visa has released the fourth edition of its Africa Integration Index at the World Economic Forum in Durban. Titled Connecting for Growth, Economic Inclusion & Prosperity, the research expands on Read More →

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 →

“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 →

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 →

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 →

Prepaid Payment Solutions Drive Cash Out Of Africa’s Economies

Mastercard and prepaid processing and payments solutions provider Global Technology Partners (GTP) signed a partnership agreement that will result in the latest prepaid solutions being made available across Africa to Read More →

Digitising The Agriculture Value Chain For The Benefit Of East Africa’s Economies

Agriculture is more than just a sector in East Africa: it is the backbone of the region’s economies. In Kenya, for instance, about 80 percent of the workforce participates Read More →

UnionPay International Updates Its Official Website And Mobile App To Optimize Card-Using Services

The official website of UnionPay International and the Chinese and English versions of its mobile app have been updated, highlighting “functionality and accuracy”. Besides the global site in simplified Read More →

Diebold Nixdorf Self-Checkout Systems Receive Red Dot Design Award

Diebold Nixdorf has been awarded the prestigious Red Dot Product Design Award for two of its self-checkout systems, the EASY Smart Pay and EASY eXpress. Internationally recognized Read More →
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