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Safaricom, PayPal and TransferTo collaborate for international eCommerce, transfer of funds to and from M-PESA

By Press Release 9 April 2018

The new service will allow Kenyans to sell and buy globally by linking their PayPal and M-PESA accounts. FULL STORY >

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How to prepare for – and survive – late payments

By Opinion 23 March 2018

Charles Pittaway, managing director at Sage Pay, notes how late payments, bad debt and unexpected expenses are just some reasons why small businesses run into cash flow problems, which can impact their sustainability and profitability. FULL STORY >

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Mastercard acquires Oltio to accelerate digital payments adoption in Middle East and Africa

By Press Release 6 March 2018

Acquisition to drive cash displacement and innovation in emerging markets. FULL STORY >

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South Africans Prefer Digital Wallets - 52% use mobile phone to pay, abandoning wallets

By Press Release 5 March 2018

New research from PayPal shows how attached South Africans are to their mobile phones and highlights potential for mobile eCommerce. FULL STORY >

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PayJoy and Allied Mobile to make smartphones accessible to more Africans

By Press Release 23 February 2018

Currently operating in the United States and Mexico, smartphone payment solutions provider, PayJoy, announces its expansion into Africa. FULL STORY >

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Gemalto launches the first biometric EMV card for contactless payments

By Press Release 22 January 2018

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security has announced that it will now supply the world’s first EMV biometric dual interface payment card for both chip and contactless payments. FULL STORY >

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Late payments: The knock-on effects on SA small businesses

By Press Release 8 December 2017

Sage has just released an economic report which reveals the detrimental impacts of late payments on small businesses equating to R25 billion ($3 trillion) globally. FULL STORY >

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Opera integrates web payment solution first in Kenya

By Press Release 8 December 2017

Opera, the Norwegian developer of Opera Mini has integrated a new web payment platform in Kenya called OPay. The new solution aims to facilitate Kenya and its highest rate of mobile payment technology adoption in the world. FULL STORY >

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You can't use bitcoin to buy games on Steam anymore

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 7 December 2017

The cryptocurrency will no longer be accepted by Steam, with the site stating it's too unstable and costly. FULL STORY >

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Mastercard partners with Spazapp to bring mobile payments to informal traders

By Press Release 14 November 2017

Mastercard has announced the collaborating with Durban-based tech company Spazapp, to bring secure, seamless and convenient mobile payments to thousands of informal traders and convenience stores, better known as... FULL STORY >

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Mastercard collaborates with Yoco to bring card payments to another 15 000 Small and Medium Businesses in South Africa

By Press Release 25 October 2017

Mastercard has announced a collaboration with South African fintech company Yoco to roll out 15 000 mobile Point of Sale (mPOS) devices to small and medium-sized businesses by... FULL STORY >

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New Mastercard service helps reduce fraud-related costs while improving the consumer experience

By Press Release 4 October 2017

Earlier this week Mastercard launched a new service, Early Detection System, which provides issuers with a unique advanced alert for cards and accounts at a heightened risk of fraudulent use. FULL STORY >

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Revealed: Sage Payments Landscape Report for small business

By Press Release 21 June 2017

Sage Payments Landscape Report reveals that 90% of respondents are more likely to shop somewhere that offers them multiple ways to pay. FULL STORY >

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Are authenticated collections reinventing the debit order?

By Staff Writer 3 May 2017

By Niel Bester, SVP Products at Entersekt. FULL STORY >

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Mastercard unveils next generation Biometric Card

By Press Release 20 April 2017

Mastercard today unveiled the next generation biometric card, combining chip technology with fingerprints to conveniently and safely verify the cardholder’s identity for in-store purchases. FULL STORY >

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