New study reveals top trends in online payments in MENA
New study reveals top trends in online payments in MENA

Payment approval rates for travel have increased by 8.8% in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), finds a new report from Checkout.com, an international provider of online payment solutions. In the fourth quarter of 2018, the approval rate rose by 5.1% bringing MENA's rate just 3% behind the rest of the world. Due to the high transaction value in the travel industry, card approval rates have seen a slower growth rate than other industries, such as e-commerce.

By Fundisiwe Maseko 1 day ago

Up, close and very personalised
Up, close and very personalised

In the film Field of Dreams an out-of-luck farmer played by Kevin Costner sees a vision for a baseball field in his cornfield. He builds the baseball field from his vision spurred by the voice telling him that if he builds it, "they" will come. Before long, dead baseball players take to the field and Mr Costner's character wins all his detractors to his vision.

By Refilwe Maluleke 3 days ago