PCI Security Standards Council Updates Card Production and Provisioning Security Standard

Version 3.0 to Improve the Secure Manufacture, Production and Delivery of Payment Cards Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced the availability of the PCI Card Production and Provisioning Security Requirements version 3.0. The updated standard helps payment card vendors secure the components and sensitive data involved in the production of payment cards, protecting

SASSA Concerned by Beneficiaries Still using Old Cards

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is pleased to announce significant progress in migrating beneficiaries of social grants from the old SASSA card to the new gold SASSA card. The old white SASSA card has reached expiry date and it however deeply concerns SASSA that some beneficiaries are still holding on to the old

Financial Inclusion on the Agenda as Mukuru Card Customers Can Now Make Online Purchases

Mukuru, one of the largest remittance companies in Africa and a leading next generation financial services platform, has announced that its Mukuru Card has been activated for online purchases in South Africa, allowing holders of the card to take part in the eCommerce revolution even if they don’t hold traditional bank accounts. Mukuru CEO Andy

Mastercard and Jordan Kuwait Bank Launch First World Elite Biometric Credit Card in Middle East & Africa

Mastercard and Jordan Kuwait Bank (JKB) have partnered to launch the Jordan Kuwait Bank Biometric World Elite Mastercard – the first commercially-available Mastercard biometric card in Jordan and the first World Elite card in the Middle East and Africa region to feature biometric authentication Benefiting from Mastercard’s industry-leading technology, Jordan Kuwait Bank cardholders will be

Financial Inclusion on the Agenda as Mukuru Card Customers can Now Make Online Purchases

Mukuru, one of the largest remittance companies in Africa and a leading next generation financial services platform, has announced that its Mukuru Card has been activated for online purchases in South Africa, allowing holders of the card to take part in the eCommerce revolution even if they don’t hold traditional bank accounts. Mukuru CEO Andy

Centenary Bank Partners with Mastercard to Enhance Customer Experience

Centenary Bank, Uganda’s leading commercial microfinance bank has unveiled the new Mastercard Platinum Debit Card targeting all customers who want to enjoy a smart convenience lifestyle, especially its those in the high net worth category who shop online and travel frequently. While addressing the media, Centenary Bank’s Managing Director Mr. Fabian Kasi revealed that the

CR2 Continues to Drive Innovation as Cardless ATM Access Goes Live in Eight Countries

It’s a major concern for banking customers worldwide in this time of a global pandemic – how can they access their daily banking needs without touching surfaces such as ATMs?   CR2 (www.CR2.com) enables you to respond to these concerns and allow your banking customers to withdraw cash without physically touching the ATM, by simply

MyBank, Mastercard and Network International Elevate Ecommerce in Somalia with New Debit Card Launch

Mastercard debit card can be used for both in-store and online purchases  Partnership will be instrumental in enhancing Somalia’s digital economy and prospects for financial inclusion   As part of continued efforts to expand access to the digital economy and drive financial inclusion in Somalia, MyBank, Mastercard and Network International have partnered to launch a new

Dashen American Express® International Debit Card Launched

Dashen is the most reputable brand in Ethiopia’s Banking industry, pioneering different forms of digital banking. The bank has registered consistency in terms of delivery of various technological outputs. It was the first bank to introduce card banking to the Ethiopian banking industry. Dashen also works in partnership with renowned international electronic payment brands like

Dubai First Partners with Mastercard to Launch the First Personalized Mobile Banking Experience in MEA

Mastercard’s experiential customer engagement platform is introduced for the first time in the region with Dubai First The unique program draws from Mastercard’s contextual marketing global capability, adding a gamification component where Dubai First customers can set cashback savings goals towards a future purchase and monitor progress The solution delivers personalized recommendations and allows customers