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Mastercard Collaborates with Microsoft to Accelerate Innovation Across Digital Commerce and Startup Ecosystems

Collaboration will build pathways to financial security and provide tools for sustainable growth

On Thursday, Mastercard and Microsoft Corp. announced a collaboration to shape the future of digital commerce, Read More →

SADC Banking Association: Transactions Cleared on an Immediate Basis (TCIB – Low-Value Cross Border Credit Transfers)

In support of the SADC Strategy on Financial Inclusion and SME Access to Finance as a means to accelerate financial inclusion programmes in all SADC Member States, which was approved Read More →

DPO Group to be Acquired by Network International in Landmark Deal for the African Payments Space

DPO Group, one of the leading, high-growth online commerce platforms in Africa, will support the expansion of Network International’s presence across Africa, one of the most under penetrated and fast Read More →

PayFast: Ecommerce Feels Logistics Pinch of COVID-19 Boom

The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred unprecedented growth in ecommerce, accelerating local adoption rates by as many as three to five years. However, as online shopping continues to boom, many online Read More →

Mastercard Partners with Leading Online and Mobile Platforms to Bring Exclusive Discounts to Consumers Shopping From Home

  • Cardholders can avail free entertainment, shopping deliveries and discounts on food and essential items at various outlets and platforms including Glovo, Tuskys and Jumia
As more consumers embrace online and Read More →

SWIFT Brings the Financial Community Together Online for Sibos 2020

This year, global member-owned cooperative and leading provider of secure financial messaging services, SWIFT, has announced it will host Sibos – the world’s premier financial services event – online and Read More →

Synthesis Migrates the AFGRI eAccounts Banking Platform to AWS in Six Months

AFGRI Agri Services is a leading agricultural services company with core competencies to enhance, support and guide the growth of agricultural enterprises. Afrgri eAccounts is a banking platform like no Read More →

The Financial Regulatory Authority Agrees on Delivering “Qershak El Abyad” Insurance Policy Through E-Channels

Fawry Insurance Brokerage and AIG Egypt Insurance Launch “Qershak El Abyad” Digital Policy

Fawry Insurance Brokerage partners with AIG Egypt Insurance Company to launch the digital insurance policy “Qershak Read More →

FASTA and Mastercard Join Forces to Launch FASTACard – South Africa’s First Virtual Credit Card

Consumers can quickly and easily access FASTA’s credit facility at the point of purchase via a virtual Mastercard credit card, enabling them to pay for goods and services Read More →

Standard Bank Signs Covid-19 Response Loan with IFC

The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited (“SBSA”) has signed a USD185m, 3-year loan agreement with International Financial Corporation (“IFC”), a development finance institution that is part of the World Read More →

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