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eTranzact invests $350k in Nigerian mobile money activation project

eTranzact invests $350k in Nigerian mobile money activation project

eTranzact has made an investment of US$350,000 into a mobile money activation project in northern and southwestern Nigeria in collaboration with financial sector development organisation EFInA. Read More

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Jobberman Ghana names brand ambassadorJobberman Ghana names brand ambassador Jobberman Ghana, a jobs advertisement website, has launched its services and outdoored its Brand Ambassador at ...
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BotswanaPost and ZimPost in money transfer deal BotswanaPost and ZimPost in money transfer deal BotswanaPost and its counterpart in Zimbabwe, ZimPost, have announced the introduction of the first inter-postal money ...
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Safaricom-Equity battle for mobile banking hots up Safaricom-Equity battle for mobile banking hots up Equity bank's entry to the mobile banking and telephony industry is still hanging in the ...
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Tuesday 26 Aug

Airtel Uganda money transfer voted best digital financial service

UGANDA
Airtel Uganda was voted the Best Digital Financial Service of the year at the Digital Impact Awards Africa held at the Sheraton Kampala Hotel. »
Monday 25 Aug

DRC civil servants hail mobile banking, ICTs

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
Civil servants in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have described mobile banking as the ‘biggest miracle’ of the 21st century.»
Saturday 23 Aug

Streamed services to push digital music sales to $14bn by 2019

A new report from Juniper Research found that the digital music industry will experience slow growth in revenue over the next 5 years, from $12.3bn this year to $13.9bn in 2019. »
Friday 22 Aug

Airtel, Tigo launch cross-network money transfer service in Tanzania

TANZANIA
Bharti Airtel has announced the introduction of a service that will allow customers send and receive between Airtel’s mobile money service and that of Tigo in Tanzania.»
Wednesday 20 Aug

Airtel, VeriFone Mobile Money speed up merchant enablement

KENYA
Bharti Airtel and VeriFone Mobile Money have reached an agreement to offer VeriFone Mobile Money’s merchant enablement applications for mobile Tap n Pay across Airtel’s 17 operating countries in Africa. »
Tuesday 19 Aug

Safaricom cuts fees on low and medium value M-PESA transfers

KENYA
Safaricom has announced a targeted reduction of transaction fees levied by the operator on its most popular person to person M-PESA transaction bands.  »
Monday 18 Aug

Stakeholders meet over Ghana mobile money

GHANA
Stakeholders from Ghana’s financial and telecoms industry have held talks at an MTN Stakeholders Forum in Accra to discuss the way forward in the quest to make Ghana a cashless society.»
Friday 15 Aug

Village saving associations get mobile money product

UGANDA
Airtel Uganda, Grameen Foundation and Plan Uganda have introduced a new Group Savings product for Village Savings and Loan Associations.»
Friday 15 Aug

Nigeria’s VAS providers ‘on brink of extinction’

NIGERIA
WASPAN chief Simon Aderinlola says unless the regulator intervenes, WASPAN may not have anything left to regulate. Kokumo Goodie reports.»
Thursday 14 Aug

Location based services market to reach $43.3bn by 2019

A new report from Juniper Research forecasts that the Mobile Context and Location Services market will reach $43.3bn in revenue by 2019.»
Thursday 14 Aug

Onfon, Safaricom launch Name Tunes

KENYA
Onfon Media, a leading Value Added Telecoms service provider, has partnered with leading integrated telecommunications service provider Safaricom to launch a new service called Name Tunes on the Skiza Platform. »
Thursday 14 Aug

GCB Bank Ghana to go live with mobile commerce platform

GHANA
goSwiff has connected its 50th bank client, GCB Bank Ltd. in Ghana, to leverage mobile point of sale (mPOS) on goSwiff mobile commerce platform. »
Tuesday 12 Aug

MTN Ghana resolved to encourage effective cashless society

GHANA
MTN has reiterated its resolve to encourage and ensure an effective cashless society through the introduction and promotion of its mobile money service.»
Friday 8 Aug

Safaricom, Virtual City launch FMCG efficiency solution

KENYA
Safaricom Business has partnered with innovative mobility solutions developer Virtual City, to launch an application designed to enhance service efficiency for the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sector.»
Wednesday 6 Aug

Airtel to expand money transfer service in Africa

KENYA
Bharti Airtel Africa has entered into a partnership with a financial services institution present in 10 countries, BGFIBank Group, to expand mobile money access to the bank’s customers.»
Wednesday 6 Aug

Orange, CIC Insurance partner to launch Orange Bima

KENYA
Orange has joined hands with leading micro-insurer, CIC Insurance Group, to launch a mobile insurance product, Orange Bima.»

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Safaricom-Equity battle for mobile banking hots up Safaricom-Equity battle for mobile banking hots up

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