Network International Announces On-Soil Payment Platform for Southern African Clients

Digital payments leader Network International reaffirms its commitment to South Africa with ZAR 500 million investment in deploying its processing capabilities locally; building on ZAR 3.5 billion acquisition in Payfast. Middle East and Africa, digital payment leader, Network International, has announced that its state of the art cloud-based, integrated payment suite for merchants, banks, fintechs

Payfast Rebrand Brings PayGate and SiD Under One Roof

South Africa’s leading payment gateway provider Payfast has undergone a major rebrand. Having joined forces with PayGate and SiD under Network International, the company has created a new home for its consolidated offering. With a renewed focus on enabling growth – for the brand, its merchants, and the broader ecommerce industry – this milestone represents

Mastercard and PayFast Continue to Support Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) Through Priceless Possibilities

Mastercard’s partnership with payment gateway, PayFast, increases Priceless possibilities by supporting SMEs within the PayFast ecosystem Consumers who pay using their Mastercard card, Masterpass or any other Masterpass-enabled banking app at any PayFast online checkout point stand a chance to win R10000  For the second consecutive year, Mastercard and PayFast have partnered to support SMEs,

Hibret Bank and Mastercard Partner to Give Small Businesses A Boost through E-Commerce Payment Solution

Powered by Mastercard Payment Gateway Services (MPGS), Hibir e-commerce will enable businesses in Ethiopia to sell their products and reach new international customers online Hibret Bank pioneered in launching Hibir e-commerce, a digital payments platform that allows Ethiopian businesses and retailers to accept international card payments for online purchases. Hibir e-commerce is first-of- its kind

Peach Payments Partners With Stitch to Launch Instant EFT Checkouts for Merchants Across South Africa

Merchants that use Peach Payments to accept digital payments can now leverage Instant EFT by Peach Payments to improve conversion, reach more customers and save on card fees South Africa-based digital payments gateway Peach Payments and API fintech Stitch have partnered to enable online merchants across South Africa to accept secure, low-cost instant EFT payments.

Mastercard Partners with noqodi to Expand Digital Payment Acceptance Across UAE

Consumers and businesses in Dubai will soon be able to make seamless and safe contactless payments for select government and private sector services, thanks to a strategic partnership between Mastercard and noqodi, a leading fintech company owned by emaratech Group, part of the Investment Corporation of Dubai. Noqodi’s digital omni-channel payments, including Tap on Phone,

South Africa’s Appetite for Digital Payments Continues to Grow – Mastercard New Payments Index 2022

95% of consumers in South Africa used at least one emerging digital payment method in the last year with usage expected to increase further Adoption of cryptocurrency, biometrics, Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), open banking and account-to-account payments are anticipated to continue accelerating The adoption of a broad range of digital payment methods is accelerating

ProvidusBank, Mastercard, Interswitch and Thales launch contactless Tap-to-Pay transactions via smart devices in Nigeria

In a move to further reduce dependency on cash transactions, stimulate innovation and drive the growth of digital payments in Nigeria, ProvidusBank together with Mastercard, Interswitch and Thales Group, today announced the introduction of a new Tap-to-Pay service. The service allows cardholders to make fast, secure, and convenient in-store payments by tapping their NFC enabled

DPO Group Partners with Mastercard to Help Businesses Accept Digital Payments

 DPO Group has partnered with Mastercard to enable thousands of businesses in Ghana to offer their customers greater choice and convenience by pivoting online and accepting digital payments. Through the collaboration, DPO will leverage Mastercard’s digital payments technology to enable merchants to safely, seamlessly and securely accept a wide range of digital payment methods including

Introducing the New PCI SSC Mobile App 

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) is pleased to announce the release of its new mobile app. The PCI SSC mobile app allows for more direct engagement with payment industry stakeholders, including instant notification of Council news and announcements, and easier access to important resources. PCI SSC launched its mobile app as a new