Online Payments

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 →

Worldline Continues to Build its PPaaS Solution, at the Heart of its Terminals, Solutions & Services Transformation Roadmap

Worldline announced that it has completed the second phase of development of its new “Payments Platform as a Service” (PPaaS) solution.
Worldline, the European leader Read More →

Saudi Payments Launches Instant Payments System ‘sarie’ in Cooperation with IBM and Mastercard

The system aims to increase non-cash transactions in the Kingdom, supporting “Saudi Vision 2030” Saudi Payments, under the supervision of the Saudi Central Bank (SAMA) announced the launch of Saudi Arabia’s instant payments Read More →

Mastercard Enters into Strategic Partnership with Central Bank of Iraq to Advance Digital Payments in the Country

  • Initiative will target the education sector followed by an expansion into other sectors
  • Alliance set to reduce use of cash, drive financial inclusion, and encourage changes in consumer behavior to foster Read More →

Customers Can Now Pay Small Businesses Via WhatsApp

Nedbank, in collaboration with Mastercard and Ukheshe, has launched Money Message, a new payment platform that lets small and microbusinesses conveniently receive secure in-chat payments from their customers via WhatsApp. A 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 →

Netcash | How to Get Paid Faster By Making Bill Payments Easier for Customers

By Paul Adant, Solutions Architect at Netcash As South Africa’s payment system sunsets cheques and accelerates its move away from cash, consumers and businesses are looking for convenient and simple instruments Read More →

West Africa Launches New Payments Digitization Agenda

New report: Worker payments digitization for economic recovery and decent work In Senegal, 8 out of 10 workers are paid in cash. Most are temporary workers and excluded from health insurance. Read More →

Visa Becomes First Major Payments Network to Settle Transactions in USD Coin (USDC)

With the direct acceptance of payments in USD Coin, Visa forges new connections between digital and traditional currencies. Visa has announced a major industry first in bridging the worlds of digital 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 →

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