Cape Town goes cashless as mobile payment apps take off

SnapScan: Motorists can pay for parking by scanning a traffic marshal’s QR code badge with their phones.

Capetonian Sam Laing sounds like a brand ambassador when she talks about her favourite local mobile payments application. But she isn’t.

Instead, she’s one of a growing number of people in South Africa’s Mother City who are leaving their wallets at home in favour of digital money apps.

Read more: BBC News – Cape Town goes cashless as mobile payment apps take off.

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