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IFC Promotes Mobile Financial Services in Cote d’Ivoire to Encourage Inclusive Development

ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, May 14, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and The MasterCard Foundation today convened key financial industry players to build further momentum for mobile financial services in Cote d’Ivoire. The event recognized the market’s enormous potential, especially for increasing access to finance for low income households, small scale businesses and in hard-to-reach areas.
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IFC fait la promotion des services financiers mobiles en Côte d’Ivoire afin de favoriser un développement inclusif

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MasterCard to Power Nigerian Identity Card Program

13 Million Cards to be issued first, in largest card rollout of its kind in Africa read more

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Wanted: Young African Entrepreneurs

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Corporate mobile payments to reduce cost of ‘cash sales by 20%,’ according to new whitepaper from Mobile Money Consulting

Corporate Mobile Payments present an unique opportunity to reduce costs and improve efficiency for corporations globally read more

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Standard Bank South Africa launches contactless card payment technology

All Gold and Titanium Standard Bank-branded credit and cheque cards will now be issued with the tap-and-go payment method. This means that Standard Bank’s credit card holders in South Africa will not have to swipe or insert their cards into terminals. read more

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Togo : la FUCEC lance le YouthStart

Les responsables de la faîtière des Unités Coopératives d’Epargne et du Crédit du Togo (FUCEC-TOGO) ont lancé le 30 novembre dernier à Lomé, la phase pilote du programme YouthStart, un projet mis en œuvre par l’UNCDF pour soutenir l’entreprenariat, l’émancipation et l’éducation des femmes. read more

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Korn/Ferry International Releases Report On Trends In Board Governance

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MasterCard Confirmed as Platinum Sponsor at Connected World Forum in Dubai

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Habitat for Humanity Canada and The MasterCard Foundation partner to expand access to housing microfinance in Africa

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Mobile Payment Methods Show High Potential for Global E-Commerce

The “Global Online Payment Methods 2012” report by yStats.com – Hamburg-based secondary market research specialist – analyzes recent developments in E-Commerce payment methods, first on a global scale and then separately for more than 50 regions and countries worldwide. Additionally, the report features the most important trends and the latest news for more than 40 payment companies in these markets. read more

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Standard Bank South Africa’s Muvo card brings cutting edge technology to bus system

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