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Latest Mastercard Start Path Program Includes Blockchain, Digital Identity and Healthcare Fintechs

Mastercard has announced its largest and most diverse class to enter the Mastercard Start Path program – the company’s global effort to support later-stage fintech and tech startups. The 11 selected Read More →

LCB Bank and Mastercard Work on the Republic of Congo’s Economy Transformation

LCB Bank, a subsidiary of BMCE Bank Of Africa Morocco Group, and Mastercard have announced their and partnership focused on digitising the Republic of Congo's financial economy in support of Read More →

Mastercard and Nigerian Business Leaders Commit to Transforming Nigeria’s Cities into Economic Hubs

With half of Nigeria’s population currently living in cities, it is critical that a development framework is in place to ensure future growth is sustainable. This was a key message Read More →

Ecobank Group Research Reveals Three Key Emerging Trends for Africa

The 2017 version of Ecobank Research’s Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (FICC) Guidebook, which provides expert knowledge and analysis on African markets for investors and businesses, was launched at AfricaFICC. Read More →

Broadening Financial Inclusion Through Informal Sector Innovation

In developing markets around the world, it is the informal economies that serve as the quietly humming engines of growth. By way of example, the informal economy accounts for over Read More →

Mastercard and FSD Uganda Partner to Develop Financial Services

Over half of Uganda’s adults are forced to keep their savings at home because of a lack of access to formal financial services. Not only is this not safe, but Read More →

BankservAfrica Takes Payment Systems Learnings from Africa to Sibos

BankservAfrica is a key participant at this year’s global financial industry forum, Sibos, to not only take Africa payments systems learnings to a global community, but to also better understand Read More →

Global Study Highlights Economic Benefits of ‘Cashless Cities’

Visa has announced that the results of an independent study conducted by Roubini ThoughtLab and commissioned by Visa examining the economic impact of increasing the use of digital payments in major Read More →

Digital Payments Could Save Ghana Over GHS 1 billion Within Next Four Years

At an event bringing together key government and business players, the Ghana’s Ministry of Finance and the UN-based Better Than Cash Alliance released a report documenting the country’s progress in creating Read More →

Visa Deepens Collaboration with Merchants at Visa 2017 Merchant Forum

Visa held the 2017 Merchant Forum in Cape Town recently, bringing their global experts to share insights with local merchants and showcase their new merchant focused offerings that enable greater Read More →

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