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African Fintech Innovators Join Forces to Advance Digital Financial Inclusion in Africa

It’s official! The third annual African Fintech Unconference (AFU19) will be held on 10 - 12 September 2019 on the shores of Lake Victoria in Uganda. This dynamic industry event Read More →

Standard Chartered Maintains its Momentum as it Introduces More Digitally-Led Retail Banks in Africa

The Bank has launched its digital services in Tanzania and Ghana following successful roll-outs in Côte d’Ivoire and Uganda.

Standard Chartered has announced it has completed a simultaneous multi-market launch Read More →

Mastercard and Housing Finance Bank Partner to Help Build Uganda’s Digital Payments Ecosystem

Mastercard, in partnership with Housing Finance Bank, has launched Mastercard Debit and Prepaid Card options to the bank’s customers. These payment solutions will deliver a quick, convenient and secure alternative Read More →

Mastercard, Centenary Bank and M-KOPA Solar Roll-Out Pay-As-You-Go Energy Solution in Uganda

Mastercard in partnership with M-KOPA Solar and Centenary Bank, celebrated the first ‘pay-as-you-go’ QR transaction this week, officially launching the initiative, which provides a simple and inexpensive way to power Read More →

MTN Uganda and Mastercard Diversify Mobile Money Services in Uganda

MTN Uganda in partnership with Mastercard and United Bank for Africa (UBA) have announced a new service that will enable quicker, safer and more convenient online payments globally. Through this Read More →

Uganda: The Sixth Largest Market for Digital Cash Transfers

Online money transfers have become so popular in African countries. You could transfer money to about anyone, no matter where they live in the world. Add to it the fact Read More →

Orient Bank Uganda Partners with UnionPay International for Card Acquiring Business

Orient Bank Uganda Limited and UnionPay International have announced recently that UnionPay Cards are now accepted at all ATMs and POS terminals of Orient Bank in Uganda. Orient Bank is Read More →

MTN Rwanda Opens Mobile Money Remittance Corridor to Tanzania

Users of MTN Rwanda will now be able to send money to Tanzania via Mobile Money as the telco has opened the mobile-to-mobile remittance service between Rwanda and Tanzania. MTN Mobile Read More →

Digitizing Uganda’s Education Sector with Mobile Payment Platform

A new payment platform launched by Mastercard, UNICEF and the Ministry of Education in Uganda is gaining traction, reaching over 130,000 registered students in just one year. The mobile app Read More →

UnionPay Cards to be Issued by Post Bank Uganda

UnionPay International (UPI) and Post Bank Uganda (PBU) have entered into a cooperation agreement. As a result of the partnership, EMV-compliant UnionPay debit cards will be issued in the Uganda Read More →

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