UBA partners Mastercard on payments infrastructure

TO further consolidate on its activities, United Bank for Africa (UBA) has partnered Master Card on payment infrastructure across the Africa continent.
  The partnership  which cuts across the 19 African countries in which UBA currently operates include Nigeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Cote D’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mozambique, Republic of Congo, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
Group Managing Director-Designate, UBA plc, Kennedy Uzoka said: “As the needs of our customers change, we are adapting through strategic innovations and partnerships to provide them with excellent and convenient services. Through these strategic partnerships, we are able to accelerate the drive for financial inclusion and economic wellbeing across the African continent.”
Division President for Sub-Saharan Africa, Mastercard, Daniel Monehin said: “This focus on infrastructure and the roll out of easy-to-access solutions is a key part of driving financial inclusion and a move away from cash in these markets. MasterCard’s continued innovation in the payments space coupled with UBA’s extensive pan-African network will mean the introduction of increased competition and a stronger financial sector in these regions.”