Cairo, Egypt – Jan. 15, 2020 – Mastercard announced a global effort to pay garment factory workers digitally, a pivot from traditional cash payroll, to ensure they receive their hard-earned wages securely and consistently. With industry partners including Levi Strauss & Co., Marks & Spencer and Vanity Fair Corp., and in conjunction with global nonprofit …
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Mastercard continues to champion the development of women in sport though its Start Something Priceless campaign, launched in South Africa in celebration of women’s month Johannesburg, South Africa – 12 August 2019: Mastercard, a Worldwide Partner of Rugby World Cup 2019TM, is strengthening its commitment to women’s rugby in South Africa. In celebration of women’s …
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Every cardholder across the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Latin America and Asia/Pacific will be able to tap their Mastercard or device in stores by 2023 Middle East and Africa recorded a 27-fold increase in contactless transactions in 2017 season Johannesburg, South Africa, 04 June 2018 – Mastercard has announced an initiative to create greater payment …
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Tuesday, 13 September 2016: South African mobile payments startup iKhokha and Mastercard today announced a partnership that aims to significantly boost payment card acceptance at micro, small and medium enterprises in informal settlements, while educating consumers and business owners on the benefits of using electronic payments instead of cash. In the next six months, iKhokha …
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Nairobi, Kenya, 22 February 2016 – At Mobile World Congress, MasterCard released findings from the latest Mobile Money Study, which evaluates trends in the mobile environment being discussed online. In Kenya, 21.5 million people participated in conversations online about the latest payment innovations being rolled out around the world, many of which are changing the …
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