American Express Launches Amex Express Checkout

American Express announced the launch of Amex Express Checkout, a first-ever, fast and secure way for U.S. Card Members to check out quickly at participating online merchants by using their americanexpress.com account login. With Amex Express Checkout, Card Members simply use their existing americanexpress.com User ID and Password, and American Express auto-fills the checkout fields

Valitor Offers ApplePay as Service Partner in Europe

Apple Inc. announced that Britain would be the first country outside the US to offer ApplePay as a payment method. It was revealed that 70% of UK card holders will be able to register their card in an ApplePay-wallet as of July 1st. Concurrently Valitor, a leading acquirer and issuer, became one of six companies

Contactless Card Payments Enabled On Vodafone Wallet

Vodafone customers will soon be able to add bank cards to their Vodafone Wallet and use smartphones to pay for goods and services at contactless terminals, it was announced. Following new agreements with Visa and Carta Worldwide, bank card payments via Vodafone Wallet will be enabled in European markets from the second quarter of 2015

New Tigo Mobile Money Service Offers Users in Tanzania Automatic Returns

Tigo Tanzania has launched a mobile money service through which users could earn automatic return on their balance direct to their wallet without requiring a separate registration. The service in Tanzania is called Tigo Wekeza and will allow Tigo Pesa users currently about 3.5 million to enjoy quarterly payments based on the balance held in

Kopo Kopo Launches Money Transfer Services

Kenyan startup Kopo Kopo has launched external bank transfers, giving their clients another option of withdrawing funds aside from through their Kopo Kopo account to a bank account or M-Pesa wallet. “It should now be easier for you to pay suppliers, landlords, utility providers – you name it! At your request, we’ll transfer the amount