The Top Five eCommerce Challenges in Africa and How to Overcome Them

The African economy is growing -- fast. According to the IMF’s World Economic Outlook Report, 11 of the 25 fastest growing economies are countries are in Africa! There is a particular emphasis on the emergence of the eCommerce sector. McKinsey[…]

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How Your eCommerce Business Can Start Accepting Online Payments Easily

As we have mentioned in recent blog posts, online payments are a necessity for any business looking to grow. Online payments increase your customer base, as they allow you to accept a variety of payment methods and multiple currencies, enabling[…]

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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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Why Online Payments Will Make Your eCommerce Business Grow

In the ecommerce industry, online payments have become a fundamental element in helping businesses succeed. But, as an ecommerce business owner in Africa, you may still rely on traditional, offline payment methods, such as cash-on-delivery.[…]

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How Low-cost Carriers in Africa are Helping More People Fly

 

Africa has lagged behind other continents in airline travel. Different factors can be to blame for this isolation, such as tedious government agreements necessary to create direct routes, illogical routing causing long flights, and costly[…]

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A Merchant’s Guide to Credit Card Failure Codes

When a credit card is declined, it’s useful to know what the accompanying credit card failure code means and what you should do about it.

Here is an explanatory guide of the most common credit card failure codes and the actions you should take[…]

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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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Direct Pay Online Partner with VISA to Launch the 10x10 Program

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4 Reasons Why Using the Right Payment Solution is Key to Increasing Revenues

Increasing revenues is a fundamental goal of every business, be it a hotel, restaurant, or tour operator. When it comes to your online activities, an excellent website, targeted marketing campaigns, and content personalization can all help you[…]

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