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Financial services | Payments | Financial Technology | Digital development News

NetPlusDotCom Partners FCMB on Contactless Payment

NetPlusDotCom Partners FCMB on Contactless Payment
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The service, running on the NIBSS Instant Payment (NIP) platform, will make it easier for merchants with an FCMB account and their customers to transact on existing PoS payment infrastructure already provided by the bank.

Tochukwu Egesi
Tochukwu Egesi
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Kenya’s MODE acquired by Singapore’s TransferTo (DT One) to bolster its global mobile top-up solutions

Kenya’s MODE acquired by Singapore’s TransferTo (DT One) to bolster its global mobile top-up solutions
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MoDE, Mobile Decisioning, a Kenyan mobile value-added services firm providing airtime credit to mobile network operators in emerging nations has been acquired by Singapore’s TransferTo, which rebranded recently to DT One.

Ola Olaoluwa
Ola Olaoluwa
Digital inclusion
Western Union Buys $200 Million Stake in Saudi Telecom Unit

Western Union Buys $200 Million Stake in Saudi Telecom Unit
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Western Union Co. acquired a 15% stake in stc pay, a unit of Saudi Telecom Co. that’s focused on digital payments and financial technology services, for $200 million.

Adaugo Nwankpa
Adaugo Nwankpa
Digital inclusion
9PSB Board Appoints Russian National, Branka Mracajac as CEO

9PSB Board Appoints Russian National, Branka Mracajac as CEO
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The Board of Directors of 9 Payment Service Bank (9PSB) has announced the appointment of Branka Mracajac as the CEO designate. A seasoned Enterprise Resource Planning expert.

Adaugo Nwankpa
Adaugo Nwankpa
Financial inclusion
Citi Partners Mastercard For Google Pay Plex Accounts

Citi Partners Mastercard For Google Pay Plex Accounts
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Teaming with Mastercard offers Citi new capabilities like tokenization “that is fully digital, and different.”

Tochukwu Egesi
Tochukwu Egesi
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South African fintech Ukeshe to acquire Oltio from Mastercard

South African fintech Ukeshe to acquire Oltio from Mastercard
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Ukheshe has agreed to buy Oltio from Mastercard, the company that developed the digital payments platform for Masterpass, Mastercard’s QR code payments service.

Ola Olaoluwa
Ola Olaoluwa
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Jeff Bezos-endorsed Fintech startup Chipper Cash raises $30m

Jeff Bezos-endorsed Fintech startup Chipper Cash raises $30m
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In June 2020, Chipper Cash reached a monthly-payment-value of $100 million.

Ola Olaoluwa
Ola Olaoluwa
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Brazil launches instant payments platform; expects WhatsApp return

Brazil launches instant payments platform; expects WhatsApp return
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Brazil's apex bank has introduced its PIX instant payments platform, whilst hinting that WhatsApp will soon be allowed to relaunch its payments service in the country.

Ola Olaoluwa
Ola Olaoluwa
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