Northern Africa

Emerging Markets Payments Partners with Premier Bank, its First Customer in Somalia

Emerging Markets Payments (EMP), the leading electronic payments processing company in Africa and the Middle East, is pleased to announce that it is now working with Premier Bank, its first Read More →

HPS Announces Global Partnership with Gemalto for Tokenization

HPS, the market-leading provider of mission-critical solutions to the cards and payments industry, has announced a new global partnership with Gemalto, the world leader in digital security. Tokenization is the process Read More →

Africa is the Continent That Will See the Largest Increase in Electronic Payments Between Now and 2016

Visa, an international electronic payment company, sponsored the Prepaid Summit Middle East event for the sixth consecutive year in 2015. The event was held in Dubai. Uniting over 150 leading Read More →

Afreximbank Lauded for Support to African Financial Institutions

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has received strong commendation for its strategy of providing support to African financial institutions to improve the trade finance services they offer to African businesses. John Read More →

HelloCash Mobile Money Service Goes Live in Ethiopia

Lion International Bank and Somali Micro Finance in partnership with BelCash Technology Solution PLC launched the official pilot of the HelloCash mobile money services. BelCash Technology Solution PLC is an Ethiopian Read More →

Egyptian Government and MasterCard sign Memorandum of Understanding

The Government of Egypt, represented by The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, and MasterCard signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a strategic collaboration that will help drive Read More →

SLA Mobile Connects Infobip to Zain’s Subscribers to Allow the Use of Direct Operator Billing With their Global Merchants

SLA Mobile, a leading worldwide solutions vendor focused on bringing new revenue streams to mobile operators, has partnered with Infobip, a global mobile messaging and payments provider to bring Direct Read More →

Bank of Khartoum, Zain Launch First Mobile Money Service in Sudan

Bank of Khartoum and telecoms company Zain have launched Sudan’s first mobile money service called Hassa. The bank said the service is available to all registered Hassa mobile account customers Read More →

Zain launches ‘Hassa’, Sudan’s first Mobile Financial Service with Bank of Khartoum

Zain Group, a pioneer of mobile telecommunications in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, announces that its mobile operation in Sudan has launched the country’s first ever mobile Read More →

Bango Launches Operator Billing for App Stores in Africa, LatAm and the Middle East

Mobile payment leader Bango has announced continued momentum in 2014, confirming its growing influence as the global platform that connects app stores with Direct Operator Billing (DOB). Since the beginning Read More →

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