Aug 3, 2018

FNB debuts payment feature for Fitbit, Garmin

The bank introduces a tap-and-go payment feature, which allows customers to make payments using their Fitbit and Garmin wearables.

Apr 15, 2018

IDEMIA, Network International and Mastercard Partner to Launch Smartphone-Turned POS Terminals

Making yet another technological leap in payments, IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity; Network International, the leading payment solutions provider in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, and Mastercard, a leading technology company in the global payments industry, have teamed up to launch a project to enable merchants to use smartphones to accept contactless payments.

Mar 20, 2018

Visa launches development programme in Sub-Saharan Africa

Its Everywhere Initiative offers start-ups the chance to win up to $50 000.

Mar 7, 2018

Mastercard acquires local fintech start-up Oltio

This will enable Mastercard to leverage Oltio's infrastructure to enhance its existing suite of digital solutions.

Jan 23, 2018

Gemalto introduces first biometric bank card for payments

The banking card allows consumers to use biometric authentication instead of PIN code when paying for goods via contactless transactions.

Jan 9, 2018

Surge expected in QR code coupons

According Juniper research, 1 billion mobile devices will access coupons through QR codes by 2022.

Nov 15, 2017

SpazaApp brings Masterpass to informal sector

Integration of MasterCard's digital payment service into the app will see spaza owners facilitate cashless transactions with customers and retailers.

Oct 26, 2017

MasterCard, Yoco to provide 15K devices to SMEs

Through the partnership, Yoco will provide its MasterCard-enabled mPOS devices to small and medium enterprises throughout SA.

Oct 17, 2017

Mastercard Girls4Tech programme lands in SA

The initiative aims to drive interest in science, technology, engineering and maths among primary school girls.

Oct 11, 2017

Cell C gambles on ClickaBet

The telco has launched mobile sports betting on its network through a partnership with sports betting platform ClickaBet.?

Oct 5, 2017

MasterCard offers early fraud detection system

The service will provide alerts to issuers six to 18 months ahead of other conventional alerts, says MasterCard.

Sep 4, 2017

MasterCard, Visa to dominate digital payments market

Juniper research finds Visa and MasterCard will be the key digital payment drivers, pushing the market to over $5?trillion by 2020.

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