Direct Pay Online Group acquires South Africa’s Virtual Card Services (VCS)

Kenya’s Direct Pay Online Group (DPO) has acquired Virtual Card Services (VCS) South Africa marking the completion of DPO’s purchase of VCS Group, post the earlier acquisition of VCS Namibia and VCS... Read more »

mVisa partners banks & merchants to break the burden of exorbitant M-PESA merchant & transfer fees

With nearly 40 million active mobile phone subscriptions in Kenya and Ksh. 515.9 billion in person-to-person money transfers within the last quarter of 2016, mobile money payments have become an integral part... Read more »

Visa and Direct Pay partner to facilitate mobile payments for more than 20,000 merchants in Kenya

Visa and Direct Pay Online Group (DPO) have partnered to enable 20,000 more merchants to accept mVisa payments, facilitating mobile commerce in Kenya and connecting more people and businesses to the global... Read more »

Sureswipe launches an integrated point-of sale system to reduce contracts costs for merchants

South Africa’s Sureswipe, an independent payment service provider has launched a new Integrated Payments product expected to reduce manual hours spent on reconciliations, making customer payments quicker and safer. According to Paul... Read more »

Kenya’s PesaPal becomes only payments aggregator in the region to achieve PCI PIN Transaction Security (PCI PTS) Certification

In 2014, Kenya’s payments aggregator PesaPal achieved PesaPal is PCI-DSS Level 1 certification to ensure that all transactions over its platform are secure, and trusted with sensitive payment information by both merchants... Read more »

M-Paya launches to help merchants accept mobile & digital money

M-Paya is a new payments platform aimed at enabling SMEs to accept mobile and digital money as a form of payment and thereby deepening financial inclusion and enabling a cashless society. Run... Read more »

Nomanini integrates with MFS Africa to facilitate international remittances

    South Africa-based enterprise payments platform provider, Nomanini, has integrated with MFS Africa to enable informal merchants to send and receive international remittances. The integration with MFS Africa allows Nomanini merchants... Read more »