Johannesburg, South Africa, 15 December 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on all aspects of our lives. As people adopt and adhere to social distancing practices, many have turned to online shopping. According to a recent Mastercard study, South Africa has seen a surge of online shoppers, with 68% of consumers saying …
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In a Mastercard global consumer study, seven in 10 in the Middle East & Africa say they use contactless payments Additionally, the Central Bank of Egypt has raised the contactless payment limit in Egypt to EGP 600, helping consumers to hygienically pay for groceries during the COVID-19 pandemic Between February and March, contactless payments in …
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In a Mastercard global consumer study, 75 percent of South African consumers say they use contactless payments 88 percent of South African respondents view contactless as a cleaner way to pay, with 71 percent preferring to shop at merchants where contactless is accepted In South Africa, the number of contactless transactions grew 13X in March …
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Researchers at three institutions in the U.S. and U.K. receive grants to advance studies of repurposed drugs and novel antibodies in preventing COVID-19 1 April, Purchase, N.Y.: The partners in the COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator announced grants of $20 million to three institutions—the University of Washington, University of Oxford, and La Jolla Institute for Immunology—to fund clinical …
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Dubai welcomed 15.93 million overnight visitors in 2018, retaining its ranking as fourth most popular destination globally Abu Dhabi is Middle East and Africa’s fastest-growing city with a 2009-2018 CAGR of 16.7% Dubai, UAE – September 04, 2019 – Dubai has retained its position as the fourth most visited city in the world for the …
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