Articles with tag like: Uganda

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PostBank, UnionPay International launch new payments card in Uganda

News | Cards | 26 Nov 2020

PostBank Uganda and UnionPay International have announced the launch of the UnionPay PostCard, a new payments card that allows the bank’s customers to make transactions across the world.

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Uganda-based police hunt for mobile money hackers

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 12 Oct 2020

The Uganda-based police force has begun searching for hackers who accessed the systems of a third party that processes phone-based transactions.

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Jumia partners with Airtel Kenya for mobile payments

News | Mobile Payments | 01 Oct 2020

Nigeria-based marketplace Jumia has announced a new partnership with telco Airtel Kenya to enable consumers to complete online transactions using Airtel Money. 

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Standard Chartered teams up with Airtel Africa to bring financial inclusion

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 14 Aug 2020

Standard Chartered has partnered Airtel Africa, a provider of telecommunications and mobile money services.

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IFC and UBA to train Ugandan SMEs to face pandemic crisis

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 11 Aug 2020

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Uganda Bankers Association (UBA) has partnered to train financial institutions and SMEs regarding the COVID-19 crisis.

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ARO, Fiserv partner for card management and processing in Africa

News | Cards | 04 Aug 2020

Payments fintech Fiserv has announced a partnership with Absa Regional Operations (ARO) to support credit card management and processing in nine African nations. 

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Binance launches trading platform in Australia

News | Cryptocurrencies | 29 Jul 2020

Binance, a blockchain company, has launched Binance Australia, a fiat-to-crypto trading platform.

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Airtel Africa, Mukuru partner to enable cross-border payments within Africa

News | Mobile Payments | 28 Jul 2020

Telecommunications and mobile money services company Airtel Africa has partnered with Mukuru to enable its customers  cross-border payments.

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Mastercard Foundation launches Young Africa Works programme

News | Payments General | 24 Jul 2020

The Mastercard Foundation has announced its Young Africa Works strategy in Uganda, aiming to enable 3 million young people in the country to access work opportunities by 2030. 

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Airtel Africa, WorldRemit partner to grow money transfer business

News | Payments General | 20 Jul 2020

Telecom and mobile money services company Airtel Africa has partnered with digital money transfer service provider WorldRemit for instant money transfer services expansion across Africa.

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Uber, Flutterwave partner to launch Uber Cash in Africa

News | Mobile Payments | 10 Jun 2020

Uber has partnered with US-based fintech company Flutterwave to launch its Uber Cash digital wallet feature in Africa.

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Sokowatch raises USD 14 mln to digitize Africa's informal B2B supply-chain

News | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement | 25 Feb 2020

Kenya  based B2B ecommerce startup Sokowatch has raised USD 14 million in Series A funding to revamp supply-chain markets for Africa’s informal retailers.

 

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Uganda-based ecommerce startup Xente expands to Nigeria

News | Ecommerce | 01 Apr 2019

Uganda-based startup Xente, which allows global customers to buy products from Ugandan merchants and pay in instalments, has expanded to Nigeria.

Uganda, startup, Xente, ecommerce, merchants, instalment, Nigeria

Gemaltos Biometric Identification System helps Ugandan Police to fight crime

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 13 Feb 2019

The Ugandan Police has revealed it is using Gemalto’s biometric solutions – Cogent Automated Biometric Identification System and LiveScan – to facilitate crime resolution.

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Orient Bank to use Profile Software for treasury management

News | Payments General | 01 Oct 2018

Uganda-based Orient Bank has implemented Profile Software’s web-based treasury management platform Acumen.

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Jumia Food to launch online pre-payments in Kenya and Uganda

News | Online Payments | 25 Sep 2018

Jumia Food has announced the start-up of online pre-payment option in Kenya and Uganda.

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MTN Uganda, Mastercard, United Bank partner for mobile money services

News | Payments General | 25 Sep 2018

MTN Uganda have partnered with Mastercard and United Bank for Africa (UBA) to expand its mobile money services.

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FinComEco, Block Commodities announce blockchain crypto token collaboration

News | Cryptocurrencies | 26 Mar 2018

FinComEco and Block Commodities have partnered with Wala and Dala to support the development of blockchain-enabled financial platforms for developing markets.

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