Payment Systems News

Kenya: MasterCard launches mobile payment solution for farmers


The solution offers digital financial services to small scale farmers.

Ghana: BoG to migrate electronic payment systems


The migration is to reduce illicit financial transaction on electronic payment platforms

Wari and Mastercard agree to promote the use of electronic money in 35 markets


These solutions will strengthen the digital payment ecosystem offered by Wari

Algeria to launch mobile payments in 2018


The customer will use his mobile phone as a payment medium

Ghana: Zenith Bank and Mastercard extend partnership to improve financial inclusion


Citizens will have access to safer ways to pay for goods and services.

African banks to invest $3 billion in fintechs in 2020, says PwC


They spent $200 million in 2014.

Standard Bank acquires majority stake in Firepay


The company is behind mobile payment platform SnapScan.

Togolese bank rolls out mobile point of sale terminals


They will allow SMEs to accept credit card payments.