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Posts Tagged ‘Visa’

  • Debit Cards

    Paynet extends chip adoption in Kenya

    July 16, 2014 • East Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Paynet extends chip adoption in Kenya

    The development sees over 1 Million units of magnetic stripe cards held by customers of VISA, MasterCard and Kenya Bankers Association being replaced with the higher security EMV payment cards – carrying either VISA or MasterCard chip technology –...

  • MTN Nigeria

    MTN launches Mobile Money Visa Card

    June 23, 2014 • Company News, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MTN launches Mobile Money Visa Card

    MTN South Africa has announced that the Mobile Money Visa card is currently available from Pick ‘n Pay and Boxer stores as of now, as it further enhances its innovative mobile financial services. MTN has positioned itself as a leader in providing...

  • Travellers to the UK from Nigeria will have to follow new Visa application rules from December 16. (Image source: Shutterstock.com)

    Nigeria: new rules for UK visa applicants

    December 6, 2013 • Online, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria: new rules for UK visa applicants

    From Lagos, media reports have focused on an announcement by the United Kingdom (UK) of a new online platform for people applying for Visas for travel. News Agencies have reported that the new system will be effective from 16 December and will require that...

  • Clickatell to capitalise on Rwanda’s mobile money growth

    June 20, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Clickatell to capitalise on Rwanda’s mobile money growth

    The world’s first bank-grade managed service for mobile money was launched over the last year in an agreement between Visa and the Government of Rwanda. This mobile money platform allows Visa to host and manage all aspects of the mobile money program on...

  • Generation iPod: Cash will soon be ancient history

    August 28, 2012 • OpinionComments Off on Generation iPod: Cash will soon be ancient history

    Using cash for purchases will soon be a thing of the past according to a recent 11-country Connecting with the Millennials survey conducted by Visa.   Millennials, typically born between 1982 and 1995, make up 25 percent of the world’s population and...

  • Ubiquitous African mobile money transfers by October — Visa

    February 23, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Ubiquitous African mobile money transfers by October — Visa

    Visa International, electronic banking leader, announced on Wednesday plans to launch cross-border mobile money payments platform to ease banking in East Africa. New services will be open to users of any mobile network and “with its extensive international...

  • NITEL sale faces delays

    November 18, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on NITEL sale faces delays

    The sale of NITEL could face further delays due to the inability of foreign investors to get visas to visit the country and assess the operator’s assets, this according to Nigerian news source ...