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Launching PayFast Recurring Billing – Works like a charm to build long-term customer relationships

You asked for it; Recurring Billing is here As our number one feature request, PayFast’s much-anticipated release offers a streamlined solution to its merchants and greater convenience and control to the customer: a win-win all round. Said to be “the perfect business model”, Recurring Billing provides greatest value to both the business and the customer […]

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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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PwC Vision to Reality Awards

“Celebrating entrepreneurs and emerging companies with tech-enabled solutions, building trust and making the right connections, across all borders.” The Vision to Reality awards programme is designed to recognise companies whose innovative tech-enabled solutions will have a significant effect on the long term growth of the African continent. Companies involved have made a difference in Africa […]

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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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WIN R10,000 with the 2015 eCommerce Awards

It’s that time of year again and we at PayFast are once again proud to be a sponsor of the 10th Annual South African eCommerce Awards. The Awards are open to South African based eCommerce companies only and have been designed to recognise and reward those South African websites that have demonstrated excellence in their use […]

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Lulalend Q&A with CEO, Trevor Gosling

Armed with a respectable finance background and strong entrepreneurial flair Trevor Gosling is one of the South African entrepreneurs that you should keep an eye on. His last e-commerce venture, 5ounces, was acquired by the Naspers group in 2013, where he continued to work as the CEO after acquisition. We recently chatted to him to […]

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Cell C Online Recharge

Online Recharge is here! Cell C, with the power of PayFast, is now making it even easier for you to stay in touch with friends and family. With online recharge you are now able to send airtime, data bundles or SMS bundles straight from their website at no extra cost. Its simple select the product […]

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Introducing LulaLend

Fast and easy Small Business funding from R20,000 up to R200,000.   Apply online for free. LulaLend just need some basic details about you and your business and you will be provided a decision in minutes – no paperwork, no waiting, no commitment. Their fees are transparent and easy to understand so that you know […]

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PASA: 3D Secure on all CNP transactions

The Payment Association of South Africa (PASA) is the association recognised by the Reserve Bank (SARB) and responsible for managing payment systems in South Africa. PASA has mandated that 3D Secure is implemented on all online credit card transactions (known as CNP or card not present), starting February 28, 2014. A little history CP (or card present) […]

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