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Direct Pay Online Group receives second investment from Apis Growth Fund I

Nairobi, October 19, 2017 – Direct Pay Online Group (DPO) has received a second investment of $5M from the UK based private equity fund, Apis Partners. This investment,which follows the initial $10M investment made last year, will be used to  fuel DPO Group’s ambitious strategic plan which includes organic growth across Africa, strengthening the Group’s […]

Direct Pay Online Group Launches DUMAPAY 2.0 app

Direct pay Online Group has launched a new version of its DUMAPAY payments App to help it’s over 25,000 merchants across Africa to accept a wider range of payment options instantly and securely . The new DUMAPAY version 2.0 is the first mobile application that supports multiple payment options in Africa. Merchants using the app […]

Direct Pay Online Group acquires Virtual CardServices (VCS) South Africa

Published on Aug 18th, 2017 Direct Pay Online Group (DPO) has today announced the acquisition of Virtual Card Services (VCS) South Africa. This marks the completion of DPO’s purchase of VCS Group, post the earlier acquisition of VCS Namibia and VCS Botswana. Furthermore this acquisition further bolsters DPO’s leading position in Southern Africa post its […]

Direct Pay Online Partners with Visa for mVisa Payments

Partnership expands digital payments footprint in Kenya; connects more Kenyan consumers and merchants to the global economy Visa and Direct Pay Online Group (DPO), the leading online payment service provider in Africa, have announced that they are enabling 20,000 more merchants to accept mVisa payments, facilitating mobile commerce in Kenya and connecting more people and […]

Direct Pay Online continues Southern Africa expansion with acquisition of PayThru South Africa

Nairobi, 27 June 2017 –  Direct Pay Online (DPO) Group, through its South African subsidiary DPO SA, have today announced the acquisition of PayThru South Africa, a cloud-based payment gateway that specializes in the integration of mobile devices. The acquisition is in line with the Group’s strategy to strengthen its positioning in South Africa and […]

Direct Pay Online Opens a Branch In Addis Ababa As Part of Growth Into Ethiopia

The Direct Pay Online Group, (DPO Group), the leading online payment service provider in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has established an Ethiopian branch in Addis Ababa. The new branch, in Bole, opened in April 2017 and will become the base for the Groups operations in the country. This base gives the DPO […]

Direct Pay Online Launches New Mobile Payment App – DumaPay

Merchants and customers alike will be pleased to know that Direct Pay Online has recently rebranded their mSWIPE+ app to a new and improved payment app – DumaPay. DumaPay has all of the benefits of mSwipe+, with the addition of exciting new features. Why DumaPay? DumaPay is an advanced mobile payment app designed for merchants […]

Direct Pay Online Partner with VISA to Launch the 10×10 Program

Opening an online shop is now a necessity for every successful business. According to Statista, retail e-commerce sales are predicted to grow to 3.4 trillion US dollars by 2019! However, gaps in skills and knowledge are often a barrier to success in the e-commerce arena, and Direct Pay Online is launching a program that intends […]

The Direct Pay Online Group Expands Operations into Botswana & Namibia

The Direct Pay Online Group Expands Operations into Botswana & Namibia Virtual Card Services becomes a member of the Direct Pay Online Group The Direct Pay Online Group to acquire a 100% of the equity in Virtual Card Services in Botswana & Namibia Virtual Card Services is the leading credit, debit and smart card processing […]

Direct Pay Online Group (DPO Group) joins with Safarisharing to bring a new perspective for the East African Safari Industry – Direct Pay Online

Left to right – Eran Feinstein, DPO Group CEO and Safarisharing, Co-Founder, Jorrit Kooi, discuss the newly launched Safarisharing platform which will connect people and enable them to share safaris in Kenya and Tanzania.  This unique and innovative platform is the first of its kind in the region. Nairobi, Kenya 9 November 2016 – The […]

Cashless payments system in Kenya promising – Eran Feinstein Talks | Direct Pay Online

When I was planning to come to Kenya, I wanted to book and pay for hotel accommodation online. Coming from Israel, I had assumed online transactions had started becoming commonplace. The hotel was not accepting online payments. That was nearly a decade ago. Until a few years ago, you could call a hotel in Nairobi […]

Direct Pay Online Group (DPO) receives significant investment from Apis Growth Fund I

Direct Pay Online Group (DPO) receives significant investment from Apis Growth Fund I Apis Partners LLP’s inaugural PE Fund, Apis Growth Fund I , to acquire a significant stake in the DPO Group, previously known as 3G Direct Pay Limited The DPO Group is the leading online payments processor in East Africa, with operations across […]

Direct Pay Online Group merges with payment service provider PayGate

The Direct Pay Online Group, (“DPO Group”) – formerly known as 3G Direct Pay Limited – the leading online payments processor in East Africa, today announced that it has merged with PayGate (Pty) Ltd (“PayGate” or “The Company”), the leading South African online payments processor. This merger follows the recent investment in the DPO Group […]

3G Direct Pay Is Now Direct Pay Online Group – Direct Pay Online

We are delighted to announce that we have a new look and a new name! As from today, Thursday 22 September 2016, 3G Direct Pay will now be renamed The Direct Pay Online Group (“DPO Group”) We have received a significant investment from Apis Partners LLP (“Apis”), a private equity asset manager focused on financial […]

Direct Pay Online Attains PCI DSS Level 1 Compliance Certificate

3G Direct Pay Limited, the leading Pan-African premier solution for online and mobile payments, has been certified as compliant with the security standards of the Global Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council. The PCI DSS LEVEL 1 certification is applicable to all their branches in Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Zambia, Uganda and Rwanda. “The PCI […]

Direct Pay Online launches mobile app for processing card and mobile payments

Leading Pan-African online and mobile payments solution provider, 3G Direct Pay Limited has today unveiled a new mobile application that enables merchants to launch their card and mobile transactions on their mobile phones anywhere, anytime. The mSWIPE+ mobile app enables merchants to process payments through their mobile phone together with a mobile Point of Sale […]

New System to Automatically Update Mobile Money Payments for the Airline Industry

Leading Pan-African online and mobile payments provider, 3G Direct Pay Group (3GDP), has partnered with cloud reservation system, AeroCRS, to launch an advanced mobile money solution that enables airlines in five African countries to accept payment for reservation and issue tickets real-time. The new solution directly connects mobile money wallets to the airline reservation system, […]

Direct Pay Online Group Awarded The First Pan Africa PCI DSS LEVEL 1 Compliance Certificate

3G Direct Pay Group, the leading Pan-African premier solution for online and mobile payments, has been certified as the first company compliant with the security standards of the Global Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council. The PCI DSS LEVEL 1 certification is applicable to all their branches in Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Zambia, Uganda and […]

Direct Pay Online Launches Online Zanzibar

www.online-zanzibar.com offers the first single online point of reference for all travel related business in Zanzibar 3G Direct Pay Limited, African premier solution for online and mobile payments, has launched a new website which offers the first single online point of reference for all travel related business in Zanzibar, to interact on e-commerce, tourism, online […]

Safe and Secure Online Payments Growth Set to Continue in Africa

Online payments are accelerating in Africa, says leading payment solutions provide, 3G Direct Pay Limited and the growth is set to continue. “The number of merchants and customers we serve has trebled in the last year, and the vast majority of those are new entrants to the market,” said Eran Feinstein, Managing Director, 3G Direct […]

Direct Pay Online Limited Helps Fly540 Deliver Convenience to its Customers and Agents

Fly540 now offers a safe, reliable, and secure online payment solution 26 March 2015, Nairobi, Kenya.…….Leading regional online payments solution provider 3G Direct Pay (3GDP) has partnered with East Africa’s premier low cost airline Fly540, to provide their customers and business partners the freedom to pay online using all major credit and debit cards, PayPal, […]

New Chairman Appointed for Direct Pay Online Group

Nairobi, Kenya, 11 March 2015…..3G Direct Pay Limited (3GDP), the leading online payment service provider for East and Southern Africa, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Offer Gat, as Chairman of 3G Direct Pay, with effect from March 2015. Eran Feinstein, Managing Director, 3G Direct Pay said, “I am extremely pleased to have […]

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