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MTN Uganda and Mastercard Diversify Mobile Money Services in Uganda

MTN Uganda in partnership with Mastercard and United Bank for Africa (UBA) have announced a new service that will enable quicker, safer and more convenient online payments globally. Through this Read More →

Uganda: The Sixth Largest Market for Digital Cash Transfers

Online money transfers have become so popular in African countries. You could transfer money to about anyone, no matter where they live in the world. Add to it the fact Read More →

Mastercard Joins Forces with Samsung Pay to Enable Mobile Payments in SA

In a move to further expand its efforts to displace cash, stimulate innovation and drive the growth of digital payments in South Africa, Mastercard is working with participating banks to Read More →

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 →

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