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Cross Border Payment: Equity Bank and Mastercard Join Forces

Equity Bank and Mastercard entered into an ambitious Customer Business Agreement, poised to bring a wide array of benefits to customers across six countries...
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Kenya Launches QR Code Standard: What You Need to Know

The Central Bank of Kenya in partnership with multiple key players in the payments industry in the country have today launched the Kenya Quick...

Mastercard Community Pass Certified to Provide Digital IDs

ID2020 announced that Mastercard Community Pass has received the ID2020 Certification, which recognizes its digital ID solutions. As more aspects of daily life move online,...

KCB-Affiliated Distribution Platform Kasha Partners with Mastercard’s Jaza Duka to Lend to Female Entrepreneurs

Payments corporation Mastercard has announced that its microcredit lending platform Jaza Duka will be supplemented by Kasha, a digital retail and distribution platform. The development...

MasterCard, Opay Partner to Intro Bank Independent Virtual Payment Solution

Payments and digital loan firm OPay has announced a new partnership with Mastercard that will see it offer Mastercard's virtual payment solution. The product...

PesaLink, Mastercard To Offer Government Payment Solutions

PesaLink has announced an MoU with Mastercard that will see the two firms create digital payment solutions. The move seeks to boost the adoption...

Kenyan Among Winners of Inaugural Mastercard Women SME Leaders Awards 2022

Mastercard has announced the winners of the first Mastercard Women SME Leaders Awards 2022 at a virtual ceremony. The event recognized the success of women-led businesses...

Tech Companies That Have Suspended Services in Russia

Russia has now passed North Korea and Iran to become the most sanctioned nation in the world following President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine. The...

Nominations for Mastercard Women SME Leaders Awards 2022 Now Open

Women-owned and run businesses have been at the forefront when it comes to tapping the power of the digital economy. Mastercard has now opened...

Mastercard Makes Further In-roads in Somalia with New Ecommerce Card

MyBank, Mastercard and Network International have partnered to launch a new Mastercard debit card that seamlessly enables online shopping in Somalia. The development is part...

Mastercard Sets Out to Alleviate Small Businesses’ Financial Constraints Through Strive

Micro and small enterprises are important contributors to job creation and global economic development, representing approximately 90% of business and more than 50% of employment...

WhatsApp Pay and Telkom Pay in South Africa Now Work Together Thanks to MasterCard

Less than two months ago, WhatsApp Pay launched in South Africa. The payments platform had been launched in other parts of the world, including Latin...
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Mastercard, Visa, eBay and Stripe Join PayPal in Calling It Quits on Facebook Libra

Facebook Libra, the giant social media network's cryptocurrency project is now 6 members short. The project was announced in June and got support from...
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Airtel Africa Teams Up with Mastercard to Take Digital Payments to the Masses

Airtel Africa and Mastercard have announced a partnership that will see them serve a substantial customer base of more than 100 million in the...

Why Kenyans Are Against Huduma Card and Huduma Namba Registration

Kenyans are particularly a bitter people today if the uproar on social media platforms is anything to go by. The primary cause of the...

Mastercard and Western Union Exploring Mobile and Digital Payments in Kenya’s Kakuma Refugee Camp

Following the realization that refugees can be emerging economies in their own right, Western Union and Mastercard have come together to turn refugee communities...

Your MasterCard Credit Card Will Soon Have a Fingerprint Reader Embedded on it

In the western world, credit cards are simply swipe-to-pay. The user is not required to input a pin. Closer home, we have Chip-and-PIN cards,...
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Mastercard’s 2KUZE is the Newest Platform Eyeing Digitization of Kenya’s Agriculture Supply Chain

Mastercard launched 2KUZE in Kenya, an app developed by Mastercard Lab aimed at giving farmers access to more buyers.
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Samsung Partners with MasterCard for Europe-wide Rollout of Samsung Pay

Samsung is partnering with financial services giant MasterCard for the launch of its mobile payment service, Samsung Pay, in Europe later in the year....

MasterCard, Visa to use Host Card Emulation for Secure Mobile Payments

As of November 2013, Android 4.4 included HCE (Host Card Emulation) support. HCE allows any NFC application on an Android device to emulate a...

MasterCard, Etisalat and EBC Bring Mobile Money To Egypt

Flous is a mobile money product created from the partnership between MasterCard, National Bank of Egypt and Etisalat. The payment gateway will serve a...

120 Million Nigerians To Receive MasterCard Branded National Identity Smart Cards

The Nigerian National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and MasterCard have announced a pilot project to roll out 13 million MasterCard-branded National Identity Smart Cards...

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