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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Empowering Women in Africa

13 May, 2016 10:57

In recent years, MasterCard has embarked on a number of initiatives to drive women empowerment, as we believe economically empowered women are major catalysts for development. We know an empowered women typically invests their money into their children’s health, nutrition and education which is the ultimate in the investment of a strong future. According to …
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World Economic Forum highlights importance of entrepreneurs to Africa’s development Tweet:<<#MasterCard @CNTR4growth commits up to $1 m to help Rwanda achieve #FinancialInclusion goals #Af16 http://news.mstr.cd/24UPNbW>> Kigali, Rwanda: May 13th, 2016 –The MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growthcommits up to $1 million over the next three years to advance economic growth and financial inclusion in Rwanda. This …
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It has been an enriching experience attending the World Economic Forum on Africa in Kigali. Today reminded me of an African proverb: “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” Africa presents incredible opportunities for those who are willing to invest time and energy to develop partnerships …
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Kigali, Rwanda: 12 May 2016 – The Government of Rwanda today announced a collaboration with MasterCard to fast-track the country’s move to include 90 percent of its citizens in the financial mainstream, as set out in its Vision 2020 strategy. In a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed by the CEO, Rwanda Development Board and Cabinet …
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