Moneynet Enterprises launches banking site
INTERNET| July 17, 2012, 10:12 a.m.
By Edith Mwale, Lusaka, Zambia
Zambia’s Moneynet Enterprises has set up a website where latest information on all commercial banks and insurance companies operating in Zambia will be posted and easily accessed.
The firm said Banknet had been created after it was noticed that people could not easily find latest information about new loans, products and services in banks and insurance firms.
The site, Banknet.co.zm, allows people to access up-to-date public information about all banks, financial service companies, insurance companies, and stock brokers, including the loans, job offers, tenders, news, and promotions being offered by these institutions.
"Customer complaints will also be sent directly through forms available on the site to any bank on the website," said Chanda Chisala, Moneynet Enterprises managing director.
Chisala said a simple version of Banknet will also be accessible through smart phones, to make access to relevant information even faster.
Although the banks have their own individual sites, Chisala said, it is still difficult for people to access information they need.
He said it is also difficult to remember all the website addresses of the different financial institutions, hence the setting up of just one website delivering all the information.
Moneynet Enterprises has been developing innovative web initiatives in Zambia for over 12 years, and has created many public interest sites, including Zambia Online, Dear Zambia, Chipolopolo Guest book and Dear Mr President.
MORE INTERNET NEWS
First drone delivers Black Friday order in NigeriaYudala, Nigeria’s composite online and offline retail chain, made its first delivery by drone when it successfully deployed a Black Friday order to a customer. Read More
Africa should accelerate IPv6 migration now to avoid a scramble laterThe Internet community across Africa needs to prepare for the inevitable day when AFRINIC, the Regional Internet Registry (RIR), will run out of IPv4 addresses to allocate to its members, says SEACOM. Read More
Smile launches first VoLTE service in East AfricaSmile Telecom Holdings has launched the first voice over LTE (VoLTE) service in East Africa offering high-definition voice and video calling services. Read More
Seagate Storage Cloud to launch in South AfricaSeagate Technology, the California-based global leader in data storage solutions, is to formally launch a long-term, unlimited capacity cloud-based data storage service in South Africa early next year. Read More
Hellofood celebrates 3rd Anniversary in KenyaHellofood, Kenya’s leading online food portal that allows users to order for food online from a listing of over 270 restaurants selling on its online marketplace, is celebrating its 3rd anniversary. Read More
eCommerce in Africa urged to take advantage of mobileThe Executive Chairman of Alltel has urged operators of eCommerce in Ghana and Africa as a whole to take advantage of the current trend for Africans to trade online via their mobile handsets. Read More
Sao Tomé & Principe to Cape Town segment of ACE cable launchedOrange, together with the other members of the ACE consortium, has announced the start of the next phase of the ACE submarine cable system to expand broadband connectivity and digital services in Africa. Read More
Free Basics by Facebook expands internet access to millions of people in AfricaFacebook’s Free Basics Platform is now live, making more than 60 new services are available across the 29 countries where Free Basic services are available, including 14 in Africa. Read More
Alcatel-Lucent, Burkina Faso to apply cloud networking for digital public servicesAlcatel-Lucent is to provide the government of Burkina Faso with cloud networking technology that will enable it to develop new digital public services, such as e-government, e-learning and e-health. Read More
FEATURED STORYeCommerce in Africa urged to take advantage of mobile
The Executive Chairman of Alltel has urged operators of eCommerce in Ghana and Africa as a whole to take advantage of the current trend for Africans to trade online via their mobile handsets.
BEST READ NEWS
IN DEPTHNigeria needs $25b investment in broadband, says Wood
Telecoms executive Adrian Wood speaks to Kokumo Goodie about investment potential in Nigeria.