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Mastercard Partners with DPO Group to Further Boost Pan-African Merchant Payments

Mastercard and DPO Group have announced a collaboration to enable more than 40,000 African merchants to accept Mastercard payments, connecting more people and businesses to the global economy. The collaboration Read More →

Black Friday Card Sales Reach 4.8 Million Mark – BankservAfrica

Debit and credit card transactions reached 4.8 million during this year’s Black Friday. This represents a 4% year-on-year growth on 2017’s 4.7 million, according to BankservAfrica, Africa’s largest automated payments 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 →

Visa and Vivo Energy Partner to Enhance Digital Payments Across 15 African Markets

Visa, the global payments technology company and Vivo Energy, the company that markets and distributes Shell-branded fuels and lubricants in Africa, have announced a Pan African agreement to provide digital Read More →

UnionPay Maintains its Position as the World’s Largest Card Scheme

Brand new research from RBR reveals that the number of payment cards in circulation worldwide reached 15 billion at the end of 2017, with UnionPay continuing to hold Read More →

Mastercard Reinforces Commitment to Drive Digital Transformation Agenda in Zimbabwe

Mastercard President and CEO, Ajay Banga, this week visited Zimbabwe to show Mastercard’s strong support for the country’s drive to create a new wave of digital payments and inclusive growth. Read More →

Shopping Online Gets a Security Upgrade from Mastercard

Shopping, buying train tickets or hailing a cab online help make the everyday easier. In this digital age where more than half of online shoppers save their credit card info Read More →

UnionPay Belt and Road Commercial Card debuts at Canton Fair

UnionPay International announced today it has signed an agreement with Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB), the largest bank in Kenya, at Canton Fair, also known as The China Import and Export Read More →

Ingenico Group to Join Visa Ready for Transit Programme

Ingenico Group, a global provider of seamless payment, is proud to join Visa Ready for Transit programme and to collaborate with the Visa Global Transit team, ticketing integrators and transit Read More →

Retailers Say New Settlement Proposal Still Fails to Bring Billions in Credit Card Swipe Fees Under Control

The US National Retail Federation has said a proposed new class action settlement, which purports to resolve claims that Visa and MasterCard set credit card swipe fees in a multi-billion Read More →

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