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DTB, Mastercard Ink Deal To Boost Payment Solutions For Fintechs In Kenya

Diamond Trust Bank (DTB) and global technology company Mastercard have announced a strategic agreement that will enable the bank to provide payment cards to tech-enabled companies including fintechs in Kenya. The Agreement, a first of its kind in the region, will enable tech-enabled companies to...

Kenya Among Top Fintech Markets In Africa

South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya were also seen as among the countries leading the transition to digital payments, with infrastructure and policy frameworks that enable this growth firmly in place.

Mastercard Expands Decades-long Football Legacy Via Guinness World Records™ Title With Luis Figo

Mastercard has set a Guinness World Records™ title for the ‘Highest Altitude Game of Football (Soccer) on a Parabolic Flight’ alongside football legend Luis Figo and a diverse team of football heroes from across the Middle East, Europe, and Latin America. The first-of-its-kind football game was...

Mastercard, PesaLink Sign MoU To Drive Digital Transformation Of The Payments Sector In Kenya

Integrated Payment Services Limited (IPSL) that runs the PesaLink payments ecosystem has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mastercard to create innovative, digital-first payment solutions designed to boost the adoption and usage of digital payments and accelerate Kenya’s transition to a cash-lite economy. Established...

Mastercard Women SME Leaders Awards 2022: African Women Entrepreneurs Feted

Mastercard has announced the winners of the first Mastercard Women SME Leaders Awards 2022 at a virtual ceremony, recognizing the success of women-led businesses in 22 categories and multiple industry sectors across the Middle East and Africa.  

Small Businesses Outshine Big Businesses During Covid-19 Period

  Lodging small businesses have consistently outperformed larger businesses in 2021 as people traveled locally, a new report by Mastercard has revealed. The report dubbed "Recovery Insights: Small Business Reset" that focuses on 19 markets in the Middle East and Africa reveals that sales at small-...