Masterpass enables Microsoft Wallet, Android Pay and Samsung Pay users to shop online

By Press Release 25 October 2016

Integration of Masterpass with digital wallets strengthens Mastercard vision to support all forms of secure digital commerce for cardholders. FULL STORY >


Ecobank closer to 100 million customer goal by partnering with Mastercard to roll-out Masterpass QR in 33 countries

By Press Release 24 October 2016

Partnership will shift Africa to instant and secure digital payment solutions, says Ecobank. FULL STORY >


Uber launches debit card in Mexico

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 24 October 2016

With credit and cash the only options locally, could we look to follow Mexico? FULL STORY >


Seamless digital payments are the key to unlocking the promise of omni-channel retail

By Press Release 18 October 2016

Victor de Kock, head of Strategic Merchants and Acceptance, Mastercard, South Africa sheds light on how seamless digital payments are the key to unlocking the promise of omni-channel retail and how retailers... FULL STORY >


Vodacom launches Masterpass in-app payments for secure mobile purchases

By Press Release 4 October 2016

Vodacom customers can now buy airtime, data bundles and SMS bundles through the My Vodacom mobile application using Masterpass. FULL STORY >


Mastercard accelerates the pace of commerce innovation with launch of Mastercard Developers

By Press Release 29 September 2016

The API platform is designed to provide easy integration with Mastercard payments, data and security solutions. FULL STORY >


City of Ekurhuleni and Mastercard help ratepayers pay their bills using their smartphones

By Press Release 28 September 2016

Mastercard has announced that together with the City of Ekurhuleni, they are helping ratepayers pay their bills using their smartphones. This comes as a global first, with the metro being the first local... FULL STORY >


Mastercard releases Impact of Innovation study

By Press Release 27 September 2016

The smartphone becomes our most beloved gadget according to the Mastercard Impact of Innovation study. FULL STORY >


Mastercard collaborates with fintech startup to bring cashless payments to SA’s informal economy

By Press Release 13 September 2016

South African mobile payments startup iKhokha and Mastercard today announced a partnership that aims to significantly boost payment card acceptance at micro, small and medium enterprises in... FULL STORY >


MasterCard and Virtual Card Services launch vPOS – South Africa’s first virtual payment solution

By Press Release 6 July 2016

MasterPass-powered vPOS enables merchants and businesses on the move to accept digital card payments anywhere, anytime. FULL STORY >


iKhokha retailers now accept MasterPass at checkout

By Staff Writer 3 March 2016

For the first time in South Africa, consumers can use their smartphones to pay in-store at iKhokha retailers. FULL STORY >


MasterCard launches MasterPass in South Africa

By Ryan Noik 18 July 2014

MasterCard marked its first foray into the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region by launching its MasterPass offering in South Africa in Rosebank this week. FULL STORY >


TechSmart Business - Tech News

By Staff Writer 18 July 2014

We provide a quick roundup of the key stories gripping the tech world this month, as the HTC One (M8) launches in SA, Microsoft SA name its new MD and Amazon battles to keep its drones in the air. FULL STORY >


E-commerce in Africa still struggling

By Staff Writer 5 June 2012

Peter Harvey, founder and MD PayGate believes Africa needs a much more sophisticated financial infrastructure. FULL STORY >


MasterCard Survey: Online shopping increases in South Africa

By Hanleigh Daniels 19 April 2012

MasterCard's Worldwide Online Shopping Survey reveals that 58% of South Africans using the internet are shopping online; 89% of them are satisfied with their overall online shopping experience. FULL STORY >

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