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Mastercard and Kasha Strengthen Commitment to Empower Women and Support Micro-Entrepreneurs in Africa

Mastercard has expanded its relationship with Kasha Global Incorporated through an investment in the purpose driven ecommerce platform. The companies will continue their shared efforts to ensure women across emerging Read More →

African Countries Reach E-commerce Tipping Point – PayU Report

South Africa’s m-commerce up 35%, Nigeria is Africa’s biggest e-commerce market, and Kenya primed for massive growth Multiple factors have combined to bring African countries to an e-commerce adoption tipping point, Read More →

FIS Opens New Growth Opportunities for Global Brands with Worldpay Domestic Acquiring Expansion into South Africa, Nigeria and Malaysia

  • FIS continues to drive global eCommerce with domestic acquiring capabilities in high-growth regions of Southeast Asia and Africa.
  • Through its Worldpay product portfolio, FIS will bring Read More →

SA Fintech Startup Funded by Major International Buy Now Pay Later Player

With international investment in South Africa having drastically reduced, homegrown fintech startup Payflex has scored a significant vote of confidence from an Australian-listed multinational. Payflex is backed by Zip Co Limited Read More →

Mastercard Recovery Insights: E-commerce a COVID Lifeline for Retailers with Additional $900 Billion Spent Online Globally

As COVID-19 kept consumers around the world at home, nearly everything from groceries to gardening supplies was purchased online. According to Mastercard’s latest Recovery Insights report, this amounted to an Read More →

Mastercard Recovery Insights: E-commerce a COVID Lifeline for Merchants with Additional $900 Billion Spent Online Globally

New Report Spotlights Retail’s Digital Acceleration

As COVID-19 kept consumers around the world at home, nearly everything from groceries to gardening supplies was purchased online. According to Mastercard’s latest Read More →

81% of Nigeria Consumers are Shopping More Online Since the Start of Pandemic, Reveals Mastercard Study

  • Data top-up (94%), clothing (64%) and beauty products (56%) top the virtual shopping list in Nigeria
  • Top learning experiences include online banking, learning to manage health & get medicines Read More →

68% of Ivorian Consumers are Shopping More Online Since the Start of Pandemic, Reveals Mastercard Study

  • Clothing (61%), Data top-up (55%) and computer equipment (48%) top the virtual shopping list in Ivory Coast.
  • Top learning experiences include cooking, dancing, learning a language, and mastering DIY Read More →

Netcash Partners With Ecwid E-Commerce to Make it Easier for SMEs to Launch Online Shops

Leading payment solutions provider, Netcash, has partnered with e-commerce platform, Ecwid E-Commerce, to launch Netcash Shop. Powered by Ecwid E-Commerce, Netcash Shop allows merchants to create an e-commerce shop and start Read More →

South Africans Can Now Buy Now and Pay Later (Zero Interest) at Africa’s Largest Digital Mall

South Africans can now shop online and pay later, interest-free over six weeks. Payflex has brought the buy now pay later shopping phenomenon to South Africa following its extraordinary popularity in Read More →

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