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  • Mastercard Early Detection System

    Nigerian start-up and Mastercard deliver cashless online shopping payment

    June 21, 2017 • Finance, Retail, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigerian start-up and Mastercard deliver cashless online shopping payment

    Within an African e-commerce sector which is plagued by cash, with the majority of payments still being made in cash at the point of delivery, Mastercard has partnered with Nigerian tech start-up, NetPlus to develop an e-commerce solution that will help make...

  • Thomas Pays, CEO and co-founder of i-Pay.

    WHY CASH WON’T BE KING FOR MUCH LONGER

    May 11, 2017 • Finance, OpinionComments Off on WHY CASH WON’T BE KING FOR MUCH LONGER

    Innovation is increasingly changing the way consumers engage with the world. Yet how we transact remains stagnant, with many in South Africa continuing to make use of cash as a preferred payment method, despite having access to more effective, safer methods....

  • Blockchain could make bank reconciliation easier, lowering banking costs for consumers

    5 African Blockchain Companies to watch

    February 21, 2017 • Finance, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 African Blockchain Companies to watch

    Blockchain is undoubtedly one of the hottest topics in the tech industry. When people think of Blockchain their initial thought lean towards cryptocurrencies and fintech; it is however far more than just a new payment system. Blockchain can potentially...

  • Mastercard Early Detection System

    Mastercard introduces Mastercard Developers

    October 5, 2016 • Finance, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Mastercard introduces Mastercard Developers

    Mastercard has accelerated the speed of commerce innovations by introducing Mastercard Developers. This single gateway enables Mastercard partners to access a diverse range of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) across payments, data and security. The...

  • Cellphones

    Zimbabweans can now pay phone bills with telecash

    June 3, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Zimbabweans can now pay phone bills with telecash

    It is now possible to pay telephone bills with telecash, following an agreement between Telecel Zimbabwe and TelOne, making it possible to avoid queuing to pay phone bills. Telecash subscribers can now pay their phone bills using their mobile phone to make...

  • Nigerian_Naira[1]

    Payment systems contribute to Nigeria’s growth

    May 28, 2014 • Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Payment systems contribute to Nigeria’s growth

    With Nigeria having recently eclipsed South Africa as the continent’s biggest economy, it is worth taking a look the nation’s progress from the perspective of a service which is indispensable to the modern way of life – electronic payments. And...

  • Vuyo Mpako, Standard Bank’s Head of Innovation and Channel Design

    Standard Bank launches game-changing payment app

    May 21, 2014 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Standard Bank launches game-changing payment app

    Standard Bank today announced the launch of their mobile payment app, SnapScan. This is the bank’s first mobile payment offering that allows merchants to receive payments from their customers through a combination of a QR code and a secure PIN number....

  • Nigerian Gov cancels NITEL sale

    June 16, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    The Nigerian government has decided to cancel the sale of its state-owned telecommunications company, Nigerian Telecommunications (NITEL). This comes after Omen International Consortium failed to pay a $105 million down payment. A spokesperson for the Bureau...