Mastercard Economics Institute report estimates that 20-30% of the COVID-related surge in e-commerce spending to be a permanent feature in share of overall retail spending Young and digitally savvy populations across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) are key to long-term growth outlook, but youth unemployment poses a threat to growth prospects The opportunity for …
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Mastercard has announced a partnership with Carticard, egabi FSI’s strategic partner, to offer Carticard customers improved digital payment solutions while incorporating more people into the digital economy.
The new partnership will enable Carticard to directly distribute loans through Mastercard prepaid cards and will enable smoother digital transactions and help users to minimize the use of cash by providing them with access to safe, fast and convenient card payments.

Spotii’s Buy Now Pay Later service enables consumers to buy from over 600 merchants across the region with installment payments at zero cost and no hidden fees The partnership will enable Spotii to expand its network to Mastercard’s extensive merchant footprint offering consumers an intuitive, convenient budgeting tool Dubai, UAE – 23 November 2020: As …
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Partnership will see fleet operators enjoy simpler, more secure payment processes at the fuel pump  Johannesburg, South Africa – 12 November 2020: Mastercard has partnered with Payment24, an international fuel payment fintech based in South Africa, to offer a payment solution that will help fleet management companies streamline payments, create efficiencies and prevent fraud. Payment24’s …
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Partnership sees SMEs get free access to Standard Bank’s SimplyBlu powered by Mastercard plus free Google Ads to the value of R500 Johannesburg, South Africa, 19 October 2020 – As Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) accelerate digital transformation efforts in response to the pandemic, today Standard Bank, Mastercard and Google announced a collaboration to help …
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