Sciences Po University to Join The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program for African leaders
23-02-2017 | 10:35:21
The MasterCard Foundation has announced a six-year, USD8.2 million partnership with Sciences Po in Paris, France, to provide 120 bright, next-generation African leaders with a high-quality social sciences university education in one of Europe's leading universities.
UBA Empowers MSMEs with Masterpass QR Payment
05-01-2017 | 10:41:18
The United Bank for Africa (UBA) has introduced its first merchant-focused app in Africa with the aim of creating a SMART (secure, mobile, accessible, reliable, transparent) network of 100,000 micro merchants and driving financial inclusion.
MasterCard Foundation and The West African Research Association announce recipients of 'Ideas Matter' Research Fellowships for West African Scholars
19-12-2016 | 08:39:00
The West African Research Association and The MasterCard Foundation are pleased to announce the recipients of the Ideas Matter Fellowship Program, a new fellowship which supports the research of young academics in the region focusing on women, technology and entrepreneurship.
Ecobank launches Masterpass, Africa-wide mobile payment solution
24-10-2016 | 10:43:00
The Ecobank Group has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mastercard to roll-out Masterpass QR, a mobile payment solution, across 33 African countries.
MasterCard Foundation and University of Edinburgh partner to provide $27m scholarships for African Students
06-10-2016 | 09:45:00
Full scholarships will be offered to 80 undergraduate and 120 postgraduate African students. The initiative will enable Edinburgh to offer opportunities to the brightest and best African Scholars.
Ecobank, Mastercard launch Masterpass QR in Nigeria
12-09-2016 | 11:13:00
Ecobank Group has partnered with Mastercard to launch Ecobank Masterpass QR, an enhancement to the Masterpass global digital payment service that will enable millions of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria to accept fast and secure digital payments from consumers for the first time.
MasterCard Foundation and aKoma Media launch Amplify, Africa's first paid fellowship for content creators
25-08-2016 | 10:10:00
aKoma Media, a content platform and storytelling company focused on Africa, is pleased to announce the inaugural session of Amplify, a media and content creation program in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation.
Africa Offers Huge Potential for Cashless Payment – MasterCard VP
28-06-2016 | 11:45:00
Vice President and Area Business Head West Africa, Mastercard, Omokehinde Adebanjo has said that African countries share some of the world’s highest speeds of digital growth with people now constantly in pursuit of faster and more convenient ways of paying for goods and services.
GTBank Furthers Cashless Culture, launches Nigeria’s first Virtual Mastercard
30-11-2015 | 11:59:00
Guaranty Trust Bank Plc has reaffirmed its position as a leading provider of e-payment gateway solutions with the recent launch of its Virtual Prepaid MasterCard.
MasterCard Names Raghu Malhotra as President, Middle East and Africa; Appoints Michael Miebach as Chief Product Officer
04-11-2015 | 17:14:00
MasterCard has announced a series of Middle East and Africa leadership changes, effective January 1, 2016.