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Instant EFT by PayFast gets a Refresh

We’re pleased to announce we’ve refreshed and streamlined our Instant EFT payment method. Now, your customers will experience a more flexible and efficient payment process. Let’s get to the biggest news, Instant EFT by PayFast now supports payments from Capitec Bank and Investec (in addition to existing banks – FNB, ABSA, Nedbank, and Standard Bank). […]

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5 Tips to Prepare for Black Friday Cyber Monday 2017

It’s November and that means Black Friday Cyber Monday (BFCM) is looming (taking place on 24th and 27th of November). Now, we all know there will be CHAOS from customers both in-store and online but let’s try to avoid the frenzy among business owners by doing one thing – prepare. Here is what we know […]

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A Decade of PayFast Partnerships

The Beginning It was the year 2007. Steve Jobs unveiled the very first iPhone, which not only revolutionized the telecommunications industry but the entire digital landscape. People around the world of all shapes, sizes (and even ages) devoured the teen vampire trilogy Twilight, and the word “selfie” was still years away from making its way […]

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New Shopify Integration- Installation Steps

Our new integration for Shopify is now available for all merchants. The new integration is more secure and follows Shopify’s new integration requirements. The checkout process for buyers is the same and nothing changes for either party. The old integration may still be used but Shopify doesn’t allow any updates any more. The update is quick and easy […]

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PWC Vision to Reality Awards 2015

We’re proud to announce that we have been voted as one of the top three finalists in the 2015/16 PWC Vision to Reality awards programme. The Vision to Reality awards programme celebrates emerging companies with tech-enabled solutions spanning across all industries. The programme aims to encourage companies with the best high-growth potential to become market […]

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Introducing easy eCommerce with Webafrica

At PayFast we strive to encourage and be part of eCommerce growth within South Africa and it is always a great advantage when we can partner with local companies who share the same vision to help accomplish that. One of the key factors in achieving this is by simplifying the entire setup process to enable […]

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We’ve Teamed Up With Quicket!

  We’re proud to announce that we have partnered with Quicket to make receiving payment for your ticketing events even easier than before! Quicket is a ticketing system that allows you to host and sell tickets for your event without having to create a website. By using PayFast as your payment gateway with Quicket you […]

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Ukash Discontinuation

Kindly note that PayFast will no longer be supporting Ukash as of the 20th of September 2015 On 1st April 2015, Smart Voucher Limited (trading as “Ukash”) was acquired by Skrill Group. As a result the Ukash brand, including the Ukash redemption system will be terminated. The company, Smart Voucher Limited (trading as Ukash) will also cease. Redemption of, and the […]

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Ecwid has now integrated with PayFast

Ecwid is a FREE shopping cart solution which allows you to set up shop anywhere and seamlessly integrates into an existing website within minutes.  You are able to sell on any device and on the move with Ecwid such as websites, mobile phones, social media sites and market places (eg. Google Shopping, Yahoo and Shopping.com). There […]

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Startup Grind hosts Andre De Wet (pricecheck.co.za)

  On Monday, 13 July Startup Grind Cape Town will host Andre De Wet of Price Check at the Town House Hotel. As always Startup Grind promises to be a fantastic evening of networking, food, drink and insight from a true m-commerce, e-commerce and mobile expert. At the tender age of 27 Andre started his first business […]

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