In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, six in 10 SMMEs in South Africa anticipate growth and are proactively planning for the future Upskilling staff for the future, access to data, analytics and insights, and digitising business operations offer highest growth potential for SMMEs  JUNE 28, 2021| Johannesburg, South Africa – As the COVID-19 …
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March 2021 – At the height of the global Covid-19 pandemic, Nedbank became the first bank to offer small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) the ability to turn their cellphones into a payment acceptance device with the launch of its Tap-on-phone functionality in October 2020. Following a successful closed pilot in June, the easily downloadable app has …
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Hellopay to roll out Mastercard Tap on Phone technology, enabling small businesses to accept contactless payments using their NFC-enabled Android phone Johannesburg, South Africa – March 04, 2021 – Hellopay, South African payments facilitator and the financial services arm of the Hello Group, and Mastercard today announced a partnership to roll out SoftPOS – a …
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New report explores the expectations of UAE’s citizens and residents from future Smart Cities Nearly 79% of residents would be happy living in a smart city More than half (53%) of UAE residents highlighted living in a sustainable city as the most exciting innovation for smart cities 3 March, 2021; Dubai, UAE:  Mastercard, Smart Dubai …
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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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