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Stanchart Visa Card Cant Be Used For Online Payments Anymore

We contacted Standard Chartered (StanChart) this morning and we can confirm that its online Visa service can no longer be used to make online international payments. Stanchart joins a growing list of banks that are restricting the use of Visa and Mastercard systems to make both online and physical card international payments. Many banks which […]

Making International Payments in Zimbabwe Just Got Harder; Ecobank’s Visa Card Prefunding System Down.

Since the cash crisis, particularly USD, making international payments has been one of the most difficult things to do in Zimbabwe (quite essential considering how dependent on import we are).  Only a few banks still offer the service but only on condition that you prefund the card with USD. Quite ironic considering that it is […]

NMB to discontinue international payments using Visa Debit Card

I have good and bad news, but since I’ve been bearing bad news since yesterday, let me start with the good news. The good news is that NMB enabled international payments have not been totally discontinued… and the rest that follows is the bad news. So, currently the NMB Visa Debit Card allows you to […]