The London-based e-commerce platform goAfrica has announced that it has integrated the online payment solutions, Jenga Payment Gateway; a Finserve subsidiary.
A move said to ease the process of making payment for many of the buyers from across the African continent. goAfrica focuses on business to business customers. This latest move makes it a whole lot easier for businesses across Africa to buy and sell their products on goAfrica.
“Buyers and sellers can now settle transactions in a fast and secure process,” said Boniface Munywoki, the General Manager of goAfrica Kenya.
“The Jenga Payment Gateway has further taken away the challenges of multi-currency and cross-border settlements that are associated with online trade.”
Finserve launched the Jenga Payment Gateway last year with the goal of enabling businesses to accept payment through various sources directly into their accounts. Their initial target was to serve more than 180 countries.
Their system is designed to allow customers to check out with payment options like Visa, Mastercard, Union Pay, American Express, JCB, and Diners among other cards. They also integrated mobile wallets existing in the seven countries that make up East and Central Africa alongside other Asian payment solutions like Alipay and Wechat.
Jack Ngare, the Managing Director at Finserve said: “We have simplified integration for businesses with an online presence, be they large or small, allowing the companies to concentrate on their core business activities.
Jenga Payment Gateway offers the widest payment options coupled with seamless integration, allowing the customer to pay for goods using their preferred method, whether its debit or credit cards, mobile money or electronic wallets.”
goAfrica and Finserve are also reported to have partnered up in a campaign to promote e-commerce trade across Africa.