Three countries drive Sub-Saharan Africa’s e-commerce boom
Research by financial services firm Visa reveals SA, Nigeria and Kenya as the top drivers of e-commerce volumes in the region.
Visa to settle payments using crypto-currency
The financial services company announces the first transactions settled in USD Coin, a regulated stablecoin backed by the US dollar.
Visa’s ‘tap to phone’ makes its South African debut
The digital payment service allows local businesses to accept contactless payments on any NFC-enabled Android device with no need for additional hardware.
Visa seeks Sub-Saharan Africa’s ‘brilliant’ fintech firms
The global financial services company calls on Sub-Saharan Africa fintech start-ups to enter the regional leg of its Everywhere Initiative.
How to effectively respond to a data breach
Bevan Smith, head of risk at Visa, will be sharing Visa’s data breach best practice at the upcoming #ITWebGRC2021.
Visa brings ‘click to pay’ to SA
The global digital payments company expands the service to South Africa, to improve the online checkout experience.
Nedbank makes Samsung Pay available to customers
The bank becomes the latest financial institution to add the Samsung payment service to its digital payment options.
Facebook’s Libra to forge ahead amid partner exodus
Industry players believe the planned crypto-currency will still launch regardless of key partners pulling out.
More partners ditch Facebook’s Libra crypto project
In a blow to Facebook’s ambitions, major payment companies including MasterCard and Visa have quit the group behind the project.
Visa in digital payments push in Africa
The company sets sights on moving the continent from cash to electronic transactions.
Visa leads $170m funding in African fintech firm
With the investment in Branch, Visa wants to bring financial access to billions of people still unreached by banks.