The role of payment infrastructure in boosting cross border business and drive economic growth

By Denis Kruger, Head of Sub-Sahara Africa, SWIFT Four years after its launch, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Tanzania are benefitting from quicker and cheaper payments through the East African Payment System (EAPS). Currently serving a population of more than 150 million people – and with Burundi soon to go live on the platform – what […]

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Mastercard 2KUZE platform to Digitize East Africa’s Agricultural Sector

Mastercard has launched a digital platform aimed at connecting smallholder farmers, agents, buyers and banks in the East African region. Known as 2KUZE, the platform will enable farmers to buy, sell and receive payments for agricultural goods via their feature phones.   The platform according to Mastercard, brings the benefits and security of mobile commerce […]

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