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Mastercard, Centenary Bank and M-KOPA Solar Roll-Out Pay-As-You-Go Energy Solution in Uganda

Mastercard in partnership with M-KOPA Solar and Centenary Bank, celebrated the first ‘pay-as-you-go’ QR transaction this week, officially launching the initiative, which provides a simple and inexpensive way to power Read More →

UnionPay Belt and Road Commercial Card debuts at Canton Fair

UnionPay International announced today it has signed an agreement with Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB), the largest bank in Kenya, at Canton Fair, also known as The China Import and Export Read More →

Mastercard Partner With Vodacom to Take Tanzania Cashless

Mastercard has partnered with market leader Vodacom and BancABC to introduce the first online card in Tanzania – the M-Pesa virtual card. “Vodacom’s M-Pesa is already an industry trailblazer with over 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 →

Equity Group has Launched a Fintech Subsidiary, Finserve

Equity Group has launched its fintech subsidiary, Finserve, signaling a future defined by disruptive innovation beyond the Group’s current financial services. Finserve will operate as an autonomous commercial enterprise, delivering 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 →

Orient Bank Uganda Partners with UnionPay International for Card Acquiring Business

Orient Bank Uganda Limited and UnionPay International have announced recently that UnionPay Cards are now accepted at all ATMs and POS terminals of Orient Bank in Uganda. Orient Bank is 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 →

Truecaller Partners with Paystack to Enable More African Businesses to Accept Online Payments

We’ve partnered with Paystack to allow more merchants across Africa to accept payments online in a frictionless and secure manner by leveraging Truecaller’s mobile identity product, Truecaller SDK. Paystack is one Read More →

Mastercard and Selcom Help Shift Tanzania Towards a Cashless Economy

Mastercard and Selcom have expanded their collaboration by signing a seven year strategic partnership agreement to introduce a variety of payment solutions in the country, thus supporting Tanzania’s goal of Read More →

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