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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Mastercard and Bahrain’s leading electronic financial transactions network, BENEFIT, will enable banks to send and receive cross-border business-to-business payments on a secure, private and direct network Blockchain technology will strengthen authenticity, improve efficiency, turnaround time and certainty of such payments 29 July, Manama, Bahrain – Bahrain’s Electronic Network for Financial Transactions (BENEFIT), and Mastercard have partnered …
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