Tag: Visa

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Safaricom Partners With Visa To Develop Products For Merchants and MPESA customers

Safaricom and Visa have jointly announced a partnership that seeks to develop products that will support digital payments for MPESA customers. "We are delighted to...

Visa is Reportedly Acquiring a 20 Percent Stake at Interswitch Ahead of London IPO

Payments organization Interswitch that has a vast reach in Africa, is reportedly exploring talks with America’s Visa, the corporation that processes electronic financial transfers...
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Visa Appoints Former Oracle Country Leader as East Africa’s General Manager

Payments corporation Visa has appointed Corine Mbiaketcha as the Vice President and Country Manager for Visa in East Africa. Corine’s new position will be...
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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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Visa Introduces Digital Payments for Kenya Boda Boda Operators

The growth of motorcycle transport commonly referred to as Boda Boda has been unprecedented. The popularity of the mode of transport started more than...

Branch Raises USD 170 Million Series C, Intros in-app Virtual Card

Branch has today announced a new partnership with Visa which will see a virtual Visa prepaid debit cards being offered to over 2 million...

Visa Kicks Off Women-Only Entrepreneur Initiative to Celebrate International Women’s Day

Visa has launched an initiative that will focus on empowering women as the world awaits the celebraton of International Women’s Day. Christened Visa Everywhere...
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Visa to Digitize Key Ivorian Payment Channels After Sealing an MOU

Digital payments platform Visa has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Côte d'Ivoire’s government to digitize government services to ensure financial services are...
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Visa’s Suite of Sensory Cues are Official for Payment Devices

Visa, a multinational financial services organization that facilitates electronic funds transfers around the globe with Visa branded credit and debit cards has announced a...

Visa and VC Firm Nest to hold a 4-Day FinTech Innovation Bootcamp

Visa and venture capital firm nest have announced a partnership in launching a 4-day FinTech boot camp designed at helping entrepreneurs shape the future of...

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...
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Airtel Targets Millions of Unbanked Kenyans With New Mobile Money Visa Card

There is still a huge market potential for financial inclusion in Kenya and other emerging markets. This is an opportunity presented by the low...

African Development Bank Annual Meetings Pushing for Less Visa Restrictions in Africa To Promote trade and job creation

Compared to Europeans and North Americans, Africans face higher restrictions traveling within Africa. Travelers within the continent are required to have a visa by...
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Samsung Galaxy S IV to come pre-installed with VISA powered mobile wallet

Samsung's Galaxy S IV being unveiled on the 14th of March will come running NFC payments. This and other Samsung phones with NFC will...

Paynet to Facilitate East African Migration to EMV Chip and PIN Cards

Card processor and electronic payments solutions provider, Paynet Group, has announced that its issuing facility for EMV Chip Cards should be ready for launch...