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Nefishetu Yesufu; Dr. Femi Thomas; Ashok Israni;  Dr. Ernest Ndukwe and Janada Mamza

Globacom unveils National Mobile Health Insurance product

Nigerian national telecoms carrier, Globacom has unveiled a National Mobile Health Insurance Product to help improve access to quality health care among Nigerian population. Read More

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MFS Africa to power cross-border xP2P services between MTN Mobile Money and M-Pesa in AfricaMFS Africa to power cross-border xP2P services between MTN Mobile Money and M-Pesa in Africa MFS Africa has announced that its mobile money hub (MFS Africa Hub) has been selected by ...
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Airtel Kenya partners Medanta Africare for mobile healthcareAirtel Kenya partners Medanta Africare for mobile healthcare Airtel Kenya has joined hands with Medanta Africare to launch a new mHealth service that will ...
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MTN Mobile Money and Vodafone M-Pesa to interconnect Mobile Money ServicesMTN Mobile Money and Vodafone M-Pesa to interconnect Mobile Money Services Customers of MTN Mobile Money and M-Pesa in East Africa will be able to transfer money ...
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Monday 20 Apr

Mobile money a game changer

KENYA
There has been massive drop in the number of unbanked, thanks to the boom of mobile money services, a new World Bank report shows. »
Saturday 18 Apr

Afrinvest unveils mobile app for online trading, investment management

NIGERIA
Afrinvest Securities Limited at the weekend launched an online equity trading mobile application, offering clients mobile access to their brokerage accounts and portfolio data. »
Saturday 18 Apr

Stanbic launches real time payments for electricity and DStv

BOTSWANA
Stanbic Bank Botswana has announced the introduction of state of the art, real-time electronic payments for Prepaid Electricity and DStv Subscription through its cellphone Banking and Internet Banking Channels.»
Thursday 16 Apr

Safaricom readies to bring M-PESA home

KENYA
Safaricom has started final preparations for the launch of the second generation of its M-PESA platform as it prepares to perform a full scale system upgrade aimed at improving efficiencies and speed over the next week.»
Wednesday 15 Apr

Airtel Money hits over 1 million transactions in a month

GHANA
Airtel Ghana has attained another milestone with its instant mobile money service. »
Monday 13 Apr

Online payment of BGCSE examination fees using Orange Money

BOTSWANA
The Botswana Examinations Council has announced its partnership with Orange Money for the payment of examination fees.»
Sunday 5 Apr

Airtel Money enables fundraising for Garissa attack victims

KENYA
Airtel Kenya has set up a donation paybill number for well-wishers to send funds to the Red Cross to support victims of the Garissa attack. »
Saturday 4 Apr

Spectranet offers subscribers free movies on iROKOtv.com

NIGERIA
4G or long term evolution (LTE), internet service provider (ISP) Spectranet has launched a partnership with iROKOtv.com, Africa’s premier internet television provider. »
Wednesday 1 Apr

Airtel Rwanda to introduce Airtel Money micro loans

RWANDA
In a bid to expand reach into mobile financial services, Airtel Rwanda has announced plans to introduce micro-loans on Airtel Money on April 1, 2015 in a partnership with Atlantis Microfinance Limited.»
Tuesday 31 Mar

BIC, Orange Money agree on payment service

BOTSWANA
Botswana Insurance Company (BIC) and Orange Botswana have entered into a partnership which will now enable BIC customers to make their premium payments through the Orange Money mobile money service.»
Thursday 26 Mar

President Jonathan commends operators on National Mobile Health Insurance collaboration

NIGERIA
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has commended telecoms operators for their collaborative efforts in putting Nigerians on the National Mobile Health Insurance programme platform.»
Thursday 26 Mar

Strathmore, Castalia look to implementation of mobile learning

KENYA
Strathmore University in Nairobi and Castalia Co of Japan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to launch a feasibility study of “goocus pro” and “goocus 3”, mobile learning platforms developed by Castalia, starting from April of 2015.»
Friday 20 Mar

Virtual clinic to help monitor medicine intake in Tanzania

TANZANIA
The Vodacom Foundation has donated mobile phones to the Sickle Cell Foundation of Tanzania to support treatment adherence among patients.»
Monday 16 Mar

Airtel mobile money service now crosses into DRC, Zambia, Rwanda

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
Bharti Airtel has launched a cross-border money-transfer service for Airtel Money customers between the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Zambia and Rwanda. »
Friday 13 Mar

Orange, Airtel enable money transfers between Côte d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso

IVORY COAST
Customers of Orange Money in Côte d’Ivoire can use their mobile phones to send money to customers of Airtel Money in Burkina Faso, and vice versa. »
Thursday 12 Mar

KCB, Safaricom launch comprehensive new mobile banking product

KENYA
KCB Group and Safaricom have launched a new mobile banking product with what they describe as the most comprehensive features yet in the market.»

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