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Mastercard and Zapper Collaborate to Drive Digital Payments Interoperability

South Africans can now use Masterpass, a global digital payment service by Mastercard, to pay for goods and services at over 20,000 Zapper merchants in South Africa using their smartphones. Read More →

Juniper Research: Mobile Transactions in Emerging Markets Drive Financial Inclusion

A new study from Juniper Research forecasts that the use of mobile devices to make retail and store payments will act as a driver for financial inclusion of the unbanked Read More →

Temenos and AUC Venture Lab Team Up to Accelerate Fintech Innovation in Egypt

The Venture lab at The American University in Cairo (AUC Venture Lab), the leading university-based startup accelerator in Africa and the MENA region, and Temenos, the banking software company, have Read More →

Visa and Branch in Microcredit Partnership

Visa, the world’s leader in digital payments, and international mobile financial services firm Branch have announced a partnership under which Branch will offer custom financing to merchants who accept payment Read More →

Samsung Pay – Early Access Available in South Africa

The first on the continent to access Samsung Pay, South Africans will be able to enjoy this highly innovative, safer, simpler payment method that works anywhere. Staying true to Samsung’s legacy Read More →

Nedbank Money App Enables All QR Scan-to-Pay Services

Mastercard and Entersekt have collaborated to enable Nedbank’s customers to make QR payments to Masterpass, Pay@, SnapScan, and Zapper merchants and billers through the Nedbank Money app, whether they are Read More →

Paylater, The Nigerian App Providing Access to Credit, Reaches 1 Million Downloads

In Nigeria, a country of nearly 200 million people, 61% of the adult population is un- or underbanked. Fintech companies like Paylater represent a tremendous opportunity to get formal banking Read More →

9mobile Partners Bango to Introduce Mobile Payment Service in Nigeria

Nigerian telco, 9mobile has launched a new payment service, 9pay. This is an operator-billed payment platform for Google Play store users, launched in collaboration with Google, and Bango, the leading Read More →

MTN Rwanda Opens Mobile Money Remittance Corridor to Tanzania

Users of MTN Rwanda will now be able to send money to Tanzania via Mobile Money as the telco has opened the mobile-to-mobile remittance service between Rwanda and Tanzania. MTN Mobile Read More →

Collaboration Forms to Enable Real-Time Cross Border Money Transfers to CEMAC Region

GIMAC, the regional electronic money transfer platform of Central Africa and TerraPay, the world’s first mobile payments switch have signed a strategic partnership agreement that will strengthen the remittances ecosystem Read More →

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