Online Payments

PayGate Joins Forces with Direct Pay Online Group

The Direct Pay Online Group, (“DPO Group”) – formerly known as 3G Direct Pay Limited – the leading online payments processor in East Africa, announced that it has merged with Read More →

City of Ekurhuleni and Mastercard Help Ratepayers Pay Their Bills Using Their Smartphones

More than 900,000 ratepayers in the City of Ekurhuleni can now pay their municipal bills online with their smartphones, using Masterpass, the global digital payment service from Mastercard. Announced today Read More →

Compass Plus Supports the EPA’s Platform for Better Communication Around PayTech for Retailers

Compass Plus, an international provider of retail banking and electronic payments software to processors and financial institutions, is leading the support for the Emerging Payments Association’s (EPA) first Retail PayTech Read More →

Interswitch Concludes Acquisition of Vanso

Interswitch Limited, Africa’s leading digital payments and commerce company has successfully completed a 100% acquisition of Value Added Network Solutions Limited (VANSO). VANSO is a market leading mobile and security-focused financial Read More →

Mastercard Survey Shows Kenyans Want More Digital Services

Almost 90% of consumers in Kenya use their mobile phones more than any other device according to the new Mastercard’s Impact of Innovation study. Preference for mobile payments remains very high Read More →

Mastercard, Bank of Kigali and RwandaOnline Help Rwanda Leapfrog into the Digital Economy

Mastercard, Bank of Kigali and RwandaOnline announced at the technology company’s Innovation Forum in Budapest, Hungary a partnership to launch Irembo– an online payment solution in Rwanda Read More →

“Give us more digital services” say South African Consumers

Some 95% of South Africans use their smartphone more than any other device, with nearly half of them using their mobiles as their primary device to access digital services. This Read More →

SLA Digital Partners with ICFLIX to Enable Direct Operator Billing across the Middle East

ICFLIX, the Middle East and North Africa’s leading internet streaming service, has partnered with SLA Digital to bring Direct Operator Billing to more customers in the Middle East. Founded in 2013, Read More →

Ericsson and Grundfos Enable Simplified Access to Drinking Water Through Mobile Wallets

Ericsson announced that it has joined forces with Scandinavian company, Grundfos, to offer an integrated solution that improves access and payments for drinking water. The collaboration ensures easy connection Read More →

Digital Payments Could Boost Tax Revenue by US$500 Million and Drive Economic Modernization in Tanzania

A new study  from the United Nations-based Better Than Cash Alliance provides findings about the large potential gains for governments, businesses and citizens when digitizing payments.

Many emerging economies Read More →
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