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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 →

Garmin Pay Contactless Payments are Now Available in SA

Garmin Southern Africa have announced that the Garmin Pay contactless payment feature is now live on a range of Pay-Enabled Garmin watches in South Africa. The feature is currently available to VISA-enabled Read More →

SASSA Ready for October Payments Without Cash Paymaster Services

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) is ready for the October payment cycle in which all social grant payments to beneficiaries will be made by itself in partnership with Read More →

Stripe, Visa Join $8 Million Series A Round in African Payments Startup Paystack

Paystack, a Nigeria-based startup providing payments tools to businesses in Africa, has raised $8 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Stripe, and includes Visa, follow-on funding 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 →

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 →

Absa Joins the Sovrin Foundation to Pave the Way Forward for Digital Identity Management in Africa

Absa Group has become the first African bank and only the second company on the continent to join the global Sovrin Foundation as a Founding Steward – a move that Read More →

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