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FASTA and Mastercard launch South Africa’s first virtual credit card

South African fintech, FASTA, has partnered with Mastercard to launch FASTACard, the country’s first virtual Mastercard credit card.

Safaricom bid to cap free M-Pesa transactions flops

Kenya’s leading operator Safaricom has lost a bid to cap transactions on its mobile money platform M-Pesa. The...

M-Pesa Tanzania expands mobile money transfer portfolio

Vodacom M-Pesa, Tanzania’s leading mobile money service provider, has announced the expansion of its international money transfer service portfolio. The...

Synthesis ‘taps’ into the future of payments

Synthesis, a software development company in collaboration with Nedbank has launched ‘Halo’, a Tap on Phone solution becoming the first official tap on phone...

The value of digital currencies

Money is no longer the commodity it was a decade ago. And yes having money does give one a sense of ‌relief, ‌and control‌....

South African fintech, Mama Money goes global with Western Union partnership

South African fintech company Mama Money has entered a partnership with Western Union, a leading international cross-border currency movement facilitator.

Zimbabwe suspends all mobile money transfer services

The Zimbabwe government has with immediate effect suspended all mobile money transfer services in the country. In a...

Ericsson Mobile Money to assist entrepreneurs and developers in Africa

As the world grapples with COVID-19 health crisis, more desire for all forms of contactless payments is on the rise to avoid infections and disease...

Cloud delivers security required by financial services

Worldwide, financial services organisations are turning to the cloud as the means to transform outdated legacy systems and commit to disruptive technologies. The size of the public...

Sudan embraces digital payments to build a more inclusive economy

As part of its vision to transform its economy, the Republic of Sudan has announced a new commitment to accelerate the transition...

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FASTA and Mastercard launch South Africa’s first virtual credit card

South African fintech, FASTA, has partnered with Mastercard to launch FASTACard, the country’s first virtual Mastercard credit card.

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Samsung could ditch in-box phone charger

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