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High-Tech vs Low-Tech: Providing a Digital Payments Solution for Africa

Africa needs a new payments solution that is digital from start to finish, according to Andrew Torre, Visa’s President of Sub-Saharan Africa. Speaking at the Seamless Africa payments, ecommerce, and retail Read More →

TerraPay Supports The GSMA’s Effort To Promote Standardised Mobile Money APIs

TerraPay, a mobile-first international payment network, announced that it has been working with the GSMA to ensure TerraPay compatibility with the recently rolled out standardized mobile money APIs. TerraPay Read More →

ACI Worldwide Powers Seamless Mobile Checkout Experience for Peach Payments

ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, announced that Peach Payments, a fast-growing South African payment service provider (PSP), will offer merchants Read More →

Industry Bodies Align to Standardize On-Device NFC Service Management

ETSI, GlobalPlatform and the NFC Forum detailed a standardized approach to implementing and managing NFC services across all technologies and platforms. The shared work initiative explains how to ensure that Read More →

Boon by Wirecard: The First Fully Digitized Mobile Payment Solution is Available With Apple Pay in Ireland

Wirecard is launching boon with Apple Pay in Ireland, the easy, secure and private way to pay that's fast and convenient. After the initial launch to the UK, France and Switzerland, Read More →

Driven by ACI Worldwide, Ecentric Payment Systems Extends Omni-Channel Capabilities for Merchants

ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced that Ecentric Payments Systems, South Africa's leading payment processor, has expanded its relationship Read More →

Aggressive Expansion Into New Territories For Fintech Startup Mama Money

The South African fintech startup that slashed the costs for Zimbabweans living in SA to send money home when it launched two years ago has expanded its money transfer service Read More →

PayPal Mobile Leadership Extends

50 Million Consumer Accounts Globally & 75% of Top 100 US Online Retailers Now One Touch-Enabled A couple of weeks ago, I discussed PayPal’s mobile journey over the last decade Read More →

Masterpass QR Now Live In 7 Markets In Middle East And Africa

Mastercard has successfully been able to introduce and roll-out Masterpass QR in seven markets in the Middle East and Africa (MEA). This momentum is part of the company’s commitment to Read More →

Mastercard Expands Mobile Order-Ahead Platform for Retailers and On-The-Go Consumers

Mobile World Congress, Mastercard announced that it will expand Qkr! with Masterpass, a mobile order-ahead and payment platform developed by Mastercard Labs, to six new markets and Read More →
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