Why Shop Owners Should Use an All-In-One Payment Solution

Currently, many shop owners are relying on more than one way to accept and process payments. A common scenario that might be familiar is the use of mobile phone apps and SMS to collect online payments and a separate mPOS device to swipe credit[…]

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The Payments Landscape in Tanzania

Tanzania’s commercial banking landscape is highly regulated, however, recent years have seen improvements in efficiencies and the implementation of internationally accepted protocols.  

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How to Use QR Codes for Payments

QR Codes are two dimensional barcodes made of pixelated black and white squares, designed to be read by a mobile phone camera. While there are many different uses for QR codes, one of the most common uses is to make mobile payments. Especially[…]

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You Can Now Accept mVisa

The ability to offer customers payment options that allow for ease of payments is top among every merchant’s priorities. Direct Pay Online is happy to inform all our merchants that you can now accept mVisa payments; a feature that allows for[…]

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QR Codes are Becoming More Popular in Africa

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Why You Should Move from Cash-On-Delivery to Online Payments

In the not-so-distant past, cash-on-delivery was the only viable payment option for e-commerce companies in Africa. But this payment method is far from ideal, and poses quite a few problems, hindering the growth and profitability of online[…]

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The Benefits of Digital Payment Solutions for Tour Operators in East Africa

The leading tourism trends in 2016-2017 include a move towards adventure and active travel and an increase in the Millennial segment of the total market of travelers.  From diving with sharks to African safaris, Millennials and other travel[…]

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How Do Pre-Authorizations Work?

Card pre-authorization is a useful practice for merchants in the travel industry, as it gives them a security guarantee, ensuring that customers pay for the services they use. It can also save money. But, how do pre-authorizations work?

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Introducing DumaPay – Direct Pay Online’s New Mobile Payment App

Merchants and customers alike will be pleased to know that Direct Pay Online has recently rebranded their mSWIPE+ app to a new and improved payment app – DumaPay.  

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4 Advantages of Working with a Local Payment Service Provider

Are you trying to decide on the right payment service provider (PSP) for your business? At first glance, it might seem like a difficult decision to make - there are an overwhelming number of international PSPs available. However, as an African[…]

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