Visa, the world leader in digital payments, and Bank of Abyssinia (BoA) have announced a strategic partnership to drive of e-commerce acquiring through Visa CyberSource payment gateway, therefore becoming a member of Visa’s global payments ecosystem.
Africa ICT Industry

Visa and Bank of Abyssinia Launch E-Commerce Acquiring Business using CyberSource

Visa, the world leader in digital payments, and Bank of Abyssinia (BoA) have announced a strategic partnership to drive of e-commerce acquiring through Visa CyberSource payment gateway, therefore becoming a member of Visa’s global payments ecosystem. This partnership also makes BoA the first bank in Ethiopia to drive e-commerce acquiring thus enabling businesses to accept […]

Africa ICT Industry

Absa ARO Moves to Fiserv for Card Management and Processing Across Nine African Nations

Brookfield, Wis., and Johannesburg, August 4, 2020 – Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV) a leading global provider of payments and financial services technology, today announced that Absa Regional Operations (ARO) has moved to Fiserv to support credit card management and processing in nine African nations. What started as a program to enable Absa to separate its […]

The COMESA Secretariat has developed a draft COVID-19 Regional Food and Nutrition Security Response Plan to improve agricultural productivity, enhance access to competitive markets and trade in agri-food commodities in the region.
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COMESA develops COVID-19 Regional Food and Nutrition Security Response Plan

The COMESA Secretariat has developed a draft COVID-19 Regional Food and Nutrition Security Response Plan to improve agricultural productivity, enhance access to competitive markets and trade in agri-food commodities in the region. Implementation of the Plan is expected to create synergies and complement existing initiatives in the region and the Member States, targeting specific commodities […]

The Tripartite Council of Ministers of three regional economic communities in the eastern and southern Africa have approved new harmonized trade and transport facilitation guidelines.
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Council of Ministers approve Tripartite trade and transport guidelines

The Tripartite Council of Ministers of three regional economic communities in the eastern and southern Africa have approved new harmonized trade and transport facilitation guidelines. The Tripartite Guidelines for the Movement of Persons, Goods and Services across the Tripartite Region During COVID-19 Pandemic, consolidates those developed earlier by COMESA, the East African Community and the […]

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Kenya Airways Resumes International Passenger Flights With A Colourful Event

Kenya Airways resumes international flights to 30 destinations across Africa, Europe, and the Middle East Nairobi, 30 July 2020 – Kenya Airways (KQ) today resumed international passenger services following the easing of movement restrictions as directed by H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta. The first international flights depart today 1st August to the following international destinations; London, […]

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Kenya Airways Resumes International Passenger Flights To 30 Destinations

Kenya Airways resumes international flights to 30 destinations across Africa, Europe, and the Middle East  Nairobi, 30 July 2020 – Kenya Airways (KQ) will be resuming its international passenger services on Saturday 1 August 2020 following the easing of movement restrictions as directed by H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta. The first international flights on 1st August […]