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Egypt consumers embrace emerging digital payments methods

Research conducted by Mastercard has shown that 94% of consumers in Egypt consider using at least one option among the emerging digital...

Hubtel inks deal with VISA for eCommerce expansion in Ghana

Global payments technology firm VISA, has partnered with Hubtel, Ghana’s leading eCommerce company, to expand access to seamless payments on its platform.

Why security for tap to pay wearables is everyone’s responsibility

Tap and go is by no means a new technological development, but thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, it has become increasingly popular...

Safaricom rolls out M-PESA Bill Manager for businesses

Kenya’s telecom operator Safaricom has launched the M-PESA Bill Management service, an innovation targeting schools, property owners, utilities and other businesses.

Black Friday breaks eCommerce payment records in South Africa

The highest transaction for the day was R299 950  In South Africa, the number of new shoppers introduced to...

How the digitisation of remittances can support Africa’s economic recovery

With the majority of African countries now facing steep economic activity declines in the devastating wake of COVID-19, the next few years...

dLocal expands African footprint to enhance cashless payments

Emerging market cross-border payment platform dLocal has significantly expanded its Africa footprint, supporting payouts, mobile money and card payments.

African payments for African development

African payment solutions are critical to minimising fraud while improving the free flow of funds to boost business and economic activity

Stripe to acquire Nigeria’s Paystack for $200m

Stripe has announced that it is set to acquire Paystack, a Nigeria based online payments collection firm. Although not...

Mastercard partners Zimswitch to transform Zimbabwe’s payments sector

Mastercard and Zimswitch, Zimbabwe’s national payment switch, have penned a partnership agreement to enable the modernization of Zimbabwe’s payment infrastructure, using Mastercard’s...
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Elon Musk’s SpaceX has signed a deal with Google to deliver satellite internet connectivity services leveraging Starlink’s ability to provide high-speed broadband internet...

Telkom Kenya to create digital and financial services businesses

Telkom Kenya has announced it is creating two 100% wholly-owned subsidiaries to house its digital and financial services businesses in order to...

Chris Norton appointed Veeam Country Manager of Africa

Veeam Software, has announced the appointment of Chris Norton as Country Manager of Africa, responsible for the company’s continued investment and strong...

Why a wave of tech giants will come from Africa

There has been a significant increase in investment demand for African technology startups as they are at a distinct advantage because they...