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DTB and Mastercard Partner to Enhance Digital Payments in Kenya

Diamond Trust Bank Kenya (DTB) and Mastercard have announced their partnership to roll-out the DTB Masterpass QR app in Kenya, a mobile payment solution that will enable millions of businesses Read More →

Visa and Direct Pay Partnership Enables 20,000 More Merchants to accept mVisa Payments

Visa and Direct Pay Online Group (DPO), the leading online payment service provider in Africa, have announced that they are enabling 20,000 more merchants to accept mVisa payments, facilitating mobile Read More →

Guaranty Trust Bank Launches the GTBank Mastercard

With focus on building a stronger financial payment sector and ensuring all citizens are financially included, Guaranty Trust Bank (Uganda) Ltd (GTBank) officially launched the GTBank Debit Mastercard in Uganda Read More →

Kifiya Works With Mastercard To Launch First International Remit To Pay Service In Ethiopia

Mastercard and digital service provider Kifiya have partnered to introduce a simple, secure and convenient digital solution that will ultimately allow citizens to pay for all bills in one location Read More →

Strengthening Uganda’s Financial Services Sector

In support of Uganda’s National Vision 2040, Mastercard has signed a strategic partnership agreement with the Uganda Banker’s Association (UBA) to develop a framework that will strengthen the local financial Read More →

Government Of Rwanda Dedicated To Promote Its Move To A Cashless Economy

The Government of Rwanda and Mastercard have reaffirmed their shared commitment to the development of strong digital platforms to meet the needs of the country’s citizens and work towards Rwanda’s Read More →

Equitel To Boost Government Revenues in Kenya By Digitizing Payments

Equitel has introduced an EazzyPay Paybill number 206206 on the eCitizen platform that will allow for the payment of driving license fees, name, land searches, passport application and business permits. Nyeri, 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 →
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