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

Posted by - October 9, 2020

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

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

Posted by - December 3, 2019

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

Mastercard launches the taste of ‘Priceless’ in the UAE

Posted by - November 27, 2019

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


Posted by - November 25, 2019

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

Mastercard, Visa, others exit Facebook’s Libra project

Posted by - October 14, 2019

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