Boost to Nigerian Payments System as MasterCard Powers Identity Card Program for 13m

The Nigerian National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and MasterCard today announced at the World Economic Forum on Africa the roll-out of 13 million MasterCard-branded National Identity Smart Cards with electronic payment capability as a pilot program. The National Identity Smart Card is the Card Scheme under the recently deployed National Identity Management System (NIMS). This

Google Teams Up with Equity Bank to Launch Travel Payment Card: BebaPay

Google has teamed up with Equity Bank, the largest bank in East Africa, to launch BebaPay, a payment card that makes it easier and more convenient to pay for bus travel in Kenya. People travelling on key Nairobi bus routes such as Riruta, Karen and Jogoo Road will be able to pre-load money onto their

I-conférences and MasterCard Organise Cartes Afrique

I-conférences and MasterCard announced their consecutive fifth year collaboration for the Cartes Afrique forum, a prominent industry event that witnessed strong participation from the electronic banking, digital security, cards, payments and contactless technology communities. The eighth edition of the forum took place at the Kenzi Hotel Menara Palace, Marrakesh on 25th and 26th April 2013,

Consumer Finance Firm Promises Credit Revolution in Kenya

afb Kenya

AFB, a consumer finance company headquartered in Mauritius, has today opened a new office in Nairobi, Kenya, in a Ksh250 million capital investment. This development brings the number of afb’s offices across the African continent to four, with other offices operational in Lusaka, Accra and Cape Town. Speaking in Nairobi, afb’s Chief Executive Officer Karl