MTN, Mastercard boost e-commerce payments across Africa
Through a strategic partnership, MTN customers with a Mastercard virtual payment solution linked to their MoMo wallets can make payments to global merchants.
Mastercard is latest big-name to endorse crypto-currencies
The company prepares for the future of crypto payments, announcing that this year it will start supporting select crypto-currencies on its network.
Mastercard study predicts massive fintech disruption in Africa
The Mastercard Economics Institute says the opportunity for fintech disruption is high in Africa, with digitisation enabling financial inclusion in emerging markets.
SA’s e-commerce boom fuels demand for skills
The country's booming e-commerce sector is leading to high demand for online retail skills, say industry pundits.
E-commerce skyrockets, physical retail plummets during Black Friday
South Africa’s e-commerce sector reported a dramatic uptick in sales during the Black Friday weekend, while brick-and-mortar sales plummeted.
Fintech firm Ukheshe buys payments provider Oltio
The deal is set to strengthen Ukheshe’s existing partnership with Mastercard, combining its ability to solve local market pain points with Mastercard’s global scale.
Standard Bank propels contactless payments across Africa
The bank is driving the mass adoption of contactless payments in Africa, as consumers look for safer ways to pay in the wake of COVID-19.
Mastercard leans on AI to fend off cyber attacks, breaches
The global bank card payment transaction processor is increasingly relying on artificial intelligence to keep the digital ecosystem safe.
Banking, Google alliance promises digital world to SMEs
Standard Bank, Mastercard and Google want to help SMEs accelerate digital transformation, in response to operational challenges posed by COVID-19.
ACI Worldwide and Mastercard to Collaborate and Advance New Payment Solutions and Experiences for Customers
ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time digital payment software and solutions, and Mastercard, the global multi-rail payments technology company, today announced that they will partner to provide a wide range of real-time payment solutions globally.
Mastercard gives regional fintech firms market entry, expansion boost
The payments tech company unveils the Fintech Express, which aims to facilitate the launch and expansion of fintech firms in the MEA region.