The eighth edition of Lagos Cocktail Week (LCW), showcased and celebrated the amazing individuals and organisations “Behind the Bars, Drinks and Brands.’’ The nine-day event, which started on October 14 with an exhilarating Mastercard-sponsored Bar-Hop activity, in which cocktail lovers enjoyed unique African-infused signature cocktail creations across top bars in Lagos, ended with a two-day…
In recognition of its efforts to deepen digital payments acceptance for businesses on the continent, the fintech payment product of HabariPay, Squad, has received an award for “Accelerating Digital Acceptance in Africa” at the inaugural session of the Mastercard EDGE 2022.
Former Director, Customer Engagement and Performance responsible for leading Customer Compliance and Risk efforts for Sub-Saharan Africa at Mastercard, Emmanuel Efenure has joined Flutterwave as Head of Risk for Africa.
ProvidusBank, Mastercard, Interswitch and Thales launch contactless Tap-to-Pay transactions via smart devices in Nigeria
In a move to further reduce dependency on cash transactions, stimulate innovation and drive the growth of digital payments in Nigeria, ProvidusBank together with Mastercard, Interswitch and Thales Group, today announced the introduction of a new Tap-to-Pay service. The service allows cardholders to make fast, secure, and convenient in-store payments by tapping their NFC-enabled smart device at any contactless-enabled payment terminal.
26 Jun 2022
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, and Mastercard Foundation has engaged the organized private sector to create profitable partnerships with youth-led agribusinesses
21 Jan 2022
An estimated 500,000 new merchants across the Middle East and Africa will soon be able to benefit from simple, seamless and convenient digital payment acceptance via Network International’s Tap on Phone...
3 Dec 2021
The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR) in collaboration with Mastercard Foundation will assist Nigeria to develop innovative evidence-informed
29 Jun 2021
Despite the unprecedented challenges experienced in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Small and Medium Enterprises' (SMEs) confidence in Nigeria is on the rise, according to the latest research by payments technology firm, Mastercard.
7 May 2021
As the world went into pandemic lockdown in 2020, consumers shifted their spending habits to embrace contactless tap-and-go payments and online shopping. As stores closed and social distancing took hold, retailers worldwide moved their businesses online,...
17 Feb 2021
Payment and technology firm, Mastercard and MTN have sealed a strategic partnership to enable millions of consumers in 16 countries across Africa to make global e-commerce payments safely and securely.
19 Aug 2020
MasterCard, through its foundation has stressed the importance of secondary education for young people. It stated that education at that level should prepare the youths for work.
15 Aug 2020
As Nigerians continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, Mastercard has partnered with Nigeria’s popular media personality, Toke Makinwa, African football and Super Eagles’ legend...