Aug 5, 2019

Mastercard’s Community Pass delivers essential services to underserved communities

Mastercard has unveiled a digital infrastructure platform that will enable individuals, without formal identification, to access a variety of services and benefits.

Jul 9, 2019

Vodacom, Mastercard debut digital payments app

The mobile operator joins forces with Mastercard to enable its customers to load bank card details into a digital wallet app for payments.

Jun 5, 2019

Standard Bank offers SMEs e-commerce in a box

The bank unveils its SimplyBlu all-in-one payment solution that allows small business owners to start and manage their own online store from one platform.

Mar 25, 2019

Apple unveils its own credit card

Apple announces a credit card offering that does not charge fees, helps users manage their finances better and gives cash-back rewards.


FNB adds QR code payments to app

The bank makes it possible to perform QR code payments using its banking app.

Dec 13, 2018

Mastercard plans to displace cash

The global payments company says a major part of its future strategy is to find digital solutions for people still transacting in cash.

Sep 28, 2018

EasyPay integrates Masterpass for smoother bill payments

The global payments company integrates its Masterpass technology into the new EasyPay app for quick payments to 600 bill issuers.

Sep 28, 2018

Would you give up coffee for data security?

Around 70% of survey respondents believe there is not much they can do to protect their personal information, reveals a Mastercard study.

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.

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