Visa and Mastercard accepted in Angola from November

29 September 2006

Luanda, Angola, 29 Sept – The Multicaixa de Angola system will start accepting Visa and Mastercard credit cards within two months, the chairman of Angolan interbanking service company, Emis, Pedro Puna told Angolan weekly A Capital.

The chairman of Emis said that the company’s technicians were working to the November deadline set by the Angolan National Bank for the country’s automatic teller machines (ATMs) to accept Visa and Mastercard credit cards.

Emis is being supported by a team from SIBS, the company that manages the ATM system in Portugal in order to prepare the machines to accept card issued by both foreign and Angolan banks. (macauhub)