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GTBank, Etisalat partnership marries innovation, creativity

GTBank, Etisalat partnership marries innovation, creativity

Etisalat Nigeria says its partnership with GTBank is a marriage of innovation and creativity, adding that it will help promote the financial inclusion drive of the federal government of Nigeria.  Read More

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Kenyans can now pay taxes via Airtel MoneyKenyans can now pay taxes via Airtel Money Airtel Kenya now allows  Kenyan citizens across the country to inquire for KRA services, generate KRA ...
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The transformative power of affordable smartphones and unlimited data in GhanaThe transformative power of affordable smartphones and unlimited data in Ghana Smartphones are helping transform their lives of ordinary people in Ghana, Reports Nana Appiah Acquaye.
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SimbaPay launches free UK to Nigeria money transfersSimbaPay launches free UK to Nigeria money transfers Nigerians living in the UK can now send money to any bank account or mobile phone ...
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Tuesday 19 May

Tigo brings VOD to Rwanda with Vonetize

RWANDA
Vonetize has announced a partnership with Tigo to distribute and market Vonetize’s premium content service, branded Aflix by SmartVOD, to its 2.5 million cellular customers in Rwanda.»
Thursday 14 May

Local languages now on EcoCash

ZIMBABWE
Econet Wireless has announced a new enhancement to the EcoCash mobile money wallet by unveiling multiple local languages to the EcoCash platform. »
Tuesday 12 May

TNS, Kantar Media in strategic mobile research partnership with GeoPoll in Africa

Global research consultancy TNS has announced an exclusive partnership with GeoPoll to deploy a new range of research products and services intended to improve market research in Africa.»
Friday 8 May

Airtel, Verifone partner on NFC payment in Ghana

GHANA
Airtel Ghana has partnered Verifone Mobile Money to raise the bar in the mobile money space by introducing a contactless “tap and pay” near field communications (NFC) technology for payment. »
Wednesday 29 Apr

Globacom unveils National Mobile Health Insurance product

NIGERIA
Nigerian national telecoms carrier, Globacom has unveiled a National Mobile Health Insurance Product to help improve access to quality health care among Nigerian population.»
Tuesday 28 Apr

MFS Africa to power cross-border xP2P services between MTN Mobile Money and M-Pesa in Africa

MAURITIUS
MFS Africa has announced that its mobile money hub (MFS Africa Hub) has been selected by telecom giants Vodafone and MTN to interconnect their respective M-PESA and MTN Mobile Money platforms in the East African region. »
Wednesday 22 Apr

Airtel Kenya partners Medanta Africare for mobile healthcare

KENYA
Airtel Kenya has joined hands with Medanta Africare to launch a new mHealth service that will allow customers access quality health advice from doctors through their mobile phones.     »
Tuesday 21 Apr

MTN Mobile Money and Vodafone M-Pesa to interconnect Mobile Money Services

KENYA
Customers of MTN Mobile Money and M-Pesa in East Africa will be able to transfer money to each other following an agreement between MTN Group and Vodafone Group to interconnect their mobile money services.»
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. »

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The transformative power of affordable smartphones and unlimited data in GhanaThe transformative power of affordable smartphones and unlimited data in Ghana

Smartphones are helping transform their lives of ordinary people in Ghana, Reports Nana Appiah Acquaye.

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