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Mobile Banking Platform Sim Korpor Launched in Sierra Leone

Rokel Commercial Bank is bringing greater financial inclusion and convenience to participants in Sierra Leone’s economy by launching the mobile banking platform, Sim Korpor. Starting in Freetown, customers with an Read More →

EcoCash Launch Scan & Pay, Powered by Masterpass QR

EcoCash and Mastercard have announced the launch of EcoCash Scan & Pay, a simple, secure and instant mobile payments solution for consumers and merchants, as part of their efforts to Read More →

Visa on Mobile Sets Up Shop in Tanzania as it Seeks to Expand Regional Footprint

Visa Inc., the global leader in payments, has announced a strategic partnership with Maxcom Africa PLC - a merchant aggregator also known as Maxmalipo - that will enable more than Read More →

Compass Plus Survey finds Millennials see Mobile as the Future of Payments

A survey by Compass Plus, an international provider of retail banking and electronic payments software to processors and financial institutions, has revealed that more millennials than ever before are seeing Read More →

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 →

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