May 5, 2021

ZimSwitch partners Visa as Zimbabwe’s payment sector strengthens

Clients will be able to make both domestic and international transactions with one co-branded card.
Feb 23, 2021

Visa seeks Sub-Saharan Africa’s ‘brilliant’ Fintech firms

The global financial services company calls on Sub-Saharan Africa Fintech start-ups to enter the regional leg of its Everywhere Initiative
Jan 22, 2020

Emboldened FinTech firm Flutterwave targets expansion

Start-up secures US$35-million in fundraising, announces partnership with WorldPay and Visa.
Jun 26, 2019

Zimbabwe's Reserve Bank clarifies foreign currency policy

Country faces ongoing economic decline and is having to manage modalities around payments for companies like MultiChoice.

Expectation builds ahead of Finnovation Kenya 2019

Experts and scheduled speakers applaud decision to host event in East African country.
Apr 9, 2019

Visa leads US$170-million funding in African finTech firm

With the investment in Branch, Visa wants to bring financial access to billions of people still unreached by banks.
Jul 4, 2018

Ivory Coast, Visa partner to pay e-financial services forward

Several commitments listed as both parties engage to review the country's current financial services programs.
Feb 6, 2018

Cashless cities could benefit from 3% rise in GDP

Johannesburg, Durban and Nairobi stand to benefit from their adoption and use of cashless payment systems.
Oct 3, 2017

Uber riders in Nairobi can now use cards to pay

Partnership between Uber and Visa enables an alternative means of payment for customers.
Sep 1, 2017

Visa partners with Egyptian Bank and Post Office for financial inclusion

Visa will offer technological expertise according to newly signed tripartite agreement overseen by Egypt's ICT Minister.
Aug 21, 2017

Youtap launches mobile money QR code solution for Africa, Asia

Smartphone penetration across the emerging markets is increasing significantly.