Paystack, one of the most popular payment providers in Africa, has just announced that it’s expanding its early access programs to Côte d’Ivoire and Egypt, as well as Rwanda, after getting the go-ahead from governments. They’ll be working with a small group of businesses to make the platform better for each country, get feedback, and make sure it’s fast, dependable, and fun to use.
The company has now received authorisation as a Payment Service Provider from the National Bank of Rwanda, and as a Payment Facilitator and Payment Service Provider from the Central Bank of Egypt. In Côte d’Ivoire and has partnered with leading financial institutions and mobile money operators directly. These authorisations and partnerships allow paystack to operate in full compliance with local regulations.
Paystack will work with an initial group of businesses to refine our platform in each of these countries, implement feedback, and ensure that the company build a fast, reliable, and truly delightful payment experience for each respective market.