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Mastercard Commits To Financially Including Over 150,000 Kenyan Merchants With Masterpass QR

Mastercard commits to empowering over 150,000 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) in Kenya within 2017 by giving them access to Masterpass QR. The mobile driven, Person-to-Merchant payment solution will Read More →

Equitel Kenya introduces Jambojet Paybill Number

Jambojet now joins its sister company Kenya Airways in having an EazzyPay Paybill number, allowing customers to buy air tickets for the two carriers using their Eazzy Banking App or Read More →

Huduma Card in Kenya Delivers Cashless Efficiency, Powered by Mastercard Technology

Mastercard commits to supporting the roll-out of the Huduma Card in Kenya as the technology partner of choice for the local government organisation. The secure payment solution supports Kenya’s Vision Read More →

Wirecard Signs With RwandAir for Online Payment Processing Services

RwandAir has partnered with Wirecard AG for its online card payment processing services. As one of the leading specialist for payment processing and issuing services, Wirecard will enable customers that wish Read More →

Mastercard Launches Mobile Marketplace to Digitize East Africa’s Agricultural Sector

Mastercard launched 2KUZE, a digital platform that connects smallholder farmers, agents, buyers and banks in East Africa. 2KUZE, which in Swahili means “Let’s grow together,” enables farmers to buy, sell Read More →

Mastercard Collaborates To Provide Acceptance In Uganda

Mastercard announced a partnership with Orient Bank to expand the acceptance of Mastercard payment cards at ATMs and point-of-sale (POS) terminals across Uganda. The collaborative effort will see the acceptance Read More →

Visa Partners with Nest to Run its First Innovation Bootcamp in Africa

Visa has partnered with Nest, early-stage venture capital firm and global innovation accelerator to launch the Visa Bootcamp, an intensive 4-day FinTech bootcamp. The first-of-its-kind programme in Africa is Read More →

TransferTo Accelerates Global Expansion with New Leadership Appointment in Africa

TransferTo, leading B2B cross-border mobile payments network has appointed Sandra Hua Yao to lead TransferTo’s business operations in East Africa. The appointment is part of the company’s continued geographic Read More →

Jumia Nigeria Partners with Equity Bank for Digital Payments

Kenya’s leading financial services provider, Equity Bank, has entered into a long term deal with e-commerce retailer, Jumia, to offer their customers a seamless online payment option known as EazzyPay. Customers Read More →

Mobile Wallets, Mobile Money & mPOS: The Differences and Business Benefits of Each

With the success of mobile device penetration, and the coming of age of the super-connected Millennials, it is not surprising that mobile commerce is experiencing huge growth rates.  According to Read More →
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