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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...