We are in a permanent state of excitement when it comes to Africa, but we are even more excited at this news 😐
Alipay is the world’s largest mobile payment platform, not joke. While Alipay is enabled in many countries all over the world, it steps into Africa for the first time through a partnership with South Africa’s mobile payment system, Zapper.
South Africa is a top tourist destination for all, including the Chinese. The availability of Alipay is said to target Chinese tourists visiting the region annually.
The world is taking notice of the growth potential of Africa, with strong and expanding mobile penetration and mobile payment systems in demand, Alipay’s entry into Africa is encouraging for consumers and entrepreneurs across the continent heavily reliant on mobile wallets.
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