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Tanzania becomes the latest country where Mastercard will introduce QR payments

Tanzania has become the latest Afrikan country in which Mastercard will introduce their QR payments solution, Masterpass QR. The deployment of the QR payments solution will be a three-way partnership between Tigo Tanzania, Mastercard and Tanzanian fintech company, Selcom. Earlier in February 2018, Mastercard announced at Mobile World Congress that

Facebook Messenger bot for QR payments launched for Nigerian businesses

Businesses in Nigeria will now be able to accept QR payments via Facebook Messenger. This new development was announced at Mobile World Congress 2018 by Mastercard as it will be piloting its Masterpass QR technology in the West Afrikan country. Mastercard also stated that the Facebook Messenger bot for QR

Using QR payment technology for pay-as-you-go solar power in Uganda

Kenya's M-KOPA has announced that it will be piloting Mastercard's QR payment technology in Uganda for its pay-as-you-go solar program. The announcement was made at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Span. M-KOPA provides affordable pay-you-go solar power to homes in East Afrika. So far, as of January 2018, the company