Mastercard Partners With Samsung, Airtel and Asante to Drive Digital Inclusion in Africa

Mastercard Partners With Samsung, Airtel and Asante to Drive Digital Inclusion in Africa

Pay-on-Demand platform enables safe, secure and convenient consumer financing via Samsung devices with embedded Knox security platform, through Airtel Africa’s network. This partnership will facilitate usage-based payments and will build creditworthiness. It will be piloting in Uganda, this is part of a broader digital transformation partnership between Mastercard and Airtel Africa across 14 markets in […]

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 Mastercard Sonic Soars as Remote Falkland Islands Adopt Latest Payment and Marketing Technology

Mastercard Sonic Soars as Remote Falkland Islands Adopt Latest Payment and Marketing Technology

Mastercard, Square and the Falkland Islands Government will announce a new partnership – Connecting the Falklands – tasked with solving one of the greatest challenges facing the Islands’ businesses – accepting card and digital payments. The Falkland Islands lie 8,000 miles from London in a remote and beautiful location, To date, many of the Islands’ […]

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 uKheshe partners with Mastercard to bring mobile payments to unbanked South Africans

uKheshe partners with Mastercard to bring mobile payments to unbanked South Africans

uKheshe, a locally developed financial inclusion platform, has further enhanced its offering to the unbanked by collaborating with Mastercard to enable informal traders, street vendors and casual labourers to accept digital payments through Masterpass, Mastercard’s digital payment service. By combining their expertise and reach, the companies intend to boost financial inclusion, targeting the more than […]

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 Mastercard launches the taste of ‘Priceless’ in the UAE

Mastercard launches the taste of ‘Priceless’ in the UAE

In the latest manifestation of its multi-sensory brand expression, Mastercard has introduced the Taste of Priceless to the UAE: two original macaron flavors which embody the key attributes of the company’s brand personality as well as its symbol. The launch was announced at an exclusive gala dinner on the stage of the renowned La Perle […]

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 #NDESUMMIT: AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH RAGHAV PRASAD, DIVISION PRESIDENT FOR SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA, MASTERCARD ON LEVERAGING DIGITAL SOLUTIONS

#NDESUMMIT: AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH RAGHAV PRASAD, DIVISION PRESIDENT FOR SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA, MASTERCARD ON LEVERAGING DIGITAL SOLUTIONS

At the recently concluded Nigeria Digital Economy Summit (NDES), leading international and local investors, experts and policymakers from across the globe gathered to discuss critical issues under the theme “Leveraging Digital Economy for Trade & Investment.” This took place at the Statehouse Banquet Hall, Abuja from November 14 – 15, 2019. Supported by Mastercard, Facebook […]

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 Mastercard, Visa, others exit Facebook’s Libra project

Mastercard, Visa, others exit Facebook’s Libra project

Facebook’s efforts to establish a global digital currency called Libra suffered a setback as eBay, Stripe, Mastercard and Visa all said they were leaving a group of companies aiding the project. The companies join PayPal which exited the Libra Association just a week ago, as global regulators continue to air concerns about the project. “Visa […]

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