Harare, Zimbabwe, 22 October 2018 – Mastercard President and CEO, Ajay Banga, this week visited Zimbabwe to show Mastercard’s strong support for the country’s drive to create a new wave of digital payments and inclusive growth. He outlined how Mastercard will collaborate with local private and public sector partners to drive greater financial inclusion through …
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Johannesburg, South Africa, 11 June 2018 – For many people, paying with a card is still associated with a “swipe” or a “dip”. However, the owners of more than 370 million contactless cards accepted in over eight million locations in 111 countries can today pay with a simple tap. South Africans, too, are starting to …
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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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Johannesburg, 25 October 2017 – Mastercard today announced a collaboration with South African fintech company Yoco to roll out 15,000 mobile Point of Sale (mPOS) devices to small and medium-sized businesses by the end of the year, while educating them on the benefits of going cashless. To start accepting card payments, business owners simply connect …
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Accra, Ghana – December 19, 2016 – Mastercard and Zenith Bank have extended their partnership in West Africa to now include Ghana. The agreement is geared towards issuing a suite of digital payment solutions that include prepaid, debit and credit cards which will be made available from December 14, 2016. The introduction of the suite …
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