Mukuru and WorldRemit join forces to help Zimbabweans in the diaspora send money home safely and affordably

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WorldRemit expands its network of remittances into Zimbabwe

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Continue Reading Fintech brings African opportunities but requires cautious approach

Fintech brings African opportunities but requires cautious approach

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Continue Reading Online pharmacy offering free delivery in Nairobi

Online pharmacy offering free delivery in Nairobi

TNM Mpamba Limited will be foregoing revenue in excess of K80mil/month for the next 10 weeks to help stem the spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19) and ensure smooth running of the Malawian economy.

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TNM Mpamba removes transaction fees and increases daily transfer allowance

Safaricom has extended the Bonga For Good Campaign until the 3rd June 2020, enabling customers to use their points to purchase goods and services as well as donate.

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Extended Bonga brings relief for cash-strapped Kenyans

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Continue Reading Gozem users in Benin go cashless

Gozem users in Benin go cashless

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Continue Reading Migrant Ghanaians in Europe and UK to welcome cash free transfers home

Migrant Ghanaians in Europe and UK to welcome cash free transfers home

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Continue Reading New Covid-19 Connect App to save Ghanaian patients

New Covid-19 Connect App to save Ghanaian patients

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Continue Reading Twiga and Jumia partner to price cut of fresh produce by 50%

Twiga and Jumia partner to price cut of fresh produce by 50%

Free, Senegal’s second largest mobile network operator, has teamed up with Comviva to deploy..

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Free Senegal, Comviva join forces to enhance Mobile Money Service

Coronavirus-triggered social distancing, self-isolation and lockdowns have driven up the use of financial technology , as the world struggles to deal with the economic downturn caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, some experts said this week.

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Covid-19: Massive surge in the use of fintech apps

Migo chief says access to credit remains challenging

Continue Reading Migo chief says access to credit remains challenging

Migo chief says access to credit remains challenging

Safaricom called out for charging merchants despite a waiver  

Continue Reading Safaricom called out for charging merchants despite a waiver

Safaricom called out for charging merchants despite a waiver

Data gathered by Learnbonds.com indicates that downloads for video conferencing and online meetings platform Zoom dramatically increased by 1,270% between February 22 and March 22. The spike in downloads is due to many people working from home as a result of the Coronavirus.

Continue Reading ZOOM Downloads Increase 1,270% from Employers Working from Home

ZOOM Downloads Increase 1,270% from Employers Working from Home

MTN Cameroon announces the suspension, effective Friday, 20 March 2020, of the payment of fees on money transfers between MTN Mobile Money accounts.

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MTN Cameroon suspends payment of money transfer fees by Mobile Money to fight against the spread of

Orange Morocco has announced the launch of Orange Money in the kingdom. This service will allow Moroccans to make mobile payments and transfer money using their phones. 

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Orange launches Orange Money in Morocco

Kenya Fintech startup, JointPesa in partnership with Finserve Africa has launched an e-commerce transaction platform dabbed “JointPesa” which will see both online customers and sellers protected from online cons and fraudsters.

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JointPesa launches app to protect online traders from fraudsters in Kenya

The frustration experienced by around 11 million South Africans who do not have access to financial services will now be a thing of the past, with the launch of MTN SA’s mobile money service, known as MoMo, today.

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MTN SA unlocks universal access to financial services with innovative mobile money solution, MoMo

Korba is here again to excite its customers with a new innovative service named “KORBA WHATSAPP” – an additional access channel to the very popular USSD code *365#.

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Korba WhatsApp aims to be a game changer in payments

Letshego Holdings Limited, which is headquartered in Gaborone and has been publicly listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange since 2002, has partnered with MTN to launch mobile money loans in Eswatini.

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Botswana’s Letshego and MTN launch mobile money loans in Eswatini

Airtel Africa and Western Union have announced a strategic agreement to offer Western Union’s cross-border capability via the Airtel Money wallet, enabling customers to move money in real-time across 14 countries in Africa.

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Western Union, Airtel Money Collaborate on Real-Time Cross-border Money Transfers into Africa

Safaricom and M-Gas have launched prepaid gas service for Kenyan households.

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Safaricom partners with M-Gas to launch prepaid gas in Kenya

Afri Ride, a secure ride sharing mobile app with tailor-made solutions for the African traveling community, is now available in South Africa, and will be expanding into other African markets in the near future.

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Secure Ride Sharing Platform Launches in South Africa

In a bid to continue offering all-round convenience and promote financial inclusion in Zambia, Airtel Mobile Commerce popularly known as Airtel Money has launched international money transfer services into Kenya and Uganda.


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Airtel Money Spreads Wings

Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit has partnered with Vodacom Tanzania to enable nine million M-Pesa customers to receive money directly to their M-Pesa wallets from friends and family living abroad.

Continue Reading Vodacom Tanzania and WorldRemit launch mobile money transfers to M-Pesa accounts in Tanzania

Vodacom Tanzania and WorldRemit launch mobile money transfers to M-Pesa accounts in Tanzania

Safaricom’s M-PESA ecosystem has won accolades from visiting Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley.

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M-PESA ecosystem wins high praise from visiting Barbados Prime Minister

Ridesharing services offer commuters a far more cost effective, safe and convenient alternative to owning a vehicle, but there have been a few incidents in recent years where passengers have been tricked into getting into the wrong vehicle and assaulted, sometimes by drivers who have criminal records but managed to pass a background check.

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Top Tips for Ridesharing Safety

A new cooperative fintech platform launched at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), CoegaX, aims to connect all South Africans to the digital economy by providing free payment services and interest-free production loans.

Continue Reading New free banking platform to connect millions of unbanked South Africans to digital economy

New free banking platform to connect millions of unbanked South Africans to digital economy

MTN has announced the fourth edition of MoMo Month. The month-long campaign ending in December 2020 under the theme Let’s Go Cashless, will involve a series of engagements to reward new, existing and potential MoMo customers as well as promotions for agents and partners.


Continue Reading MTN Rwanda launches 2019 MoMo Month

MTN Rwanda launches 2019 MoMo Month

MultiChoice Ghana has launched a battery of self-service platforms to help customers better manage their DStv and GOtv service during the festivities. 

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DStv Launches 24/7 WhatsApp Self-Service

inDriver, an international online transportation application headquartered in USA, is now available to residents of Gaborone.

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New passenger innovation craze inDriver, hits Gaborone

Safaricom has partnered with the Ministry of Health and Korea Telecom (KT) to launch a disease surveillance and awareness project that will enhance the country’s epidemic preparedness and control.

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Safaricom, Health Ministry partner with Korea Telecom on epidemic prevention platform

The oldest public company in Botswana, Botswana Post, continues to follow ride the innovation train with every day seeing the post coming up with life improving technologies, especially the ones that speaks to fintech.


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PosoMoney Card-To-Wallet: Any Bank Any Card

Kenya’s food on demand market is poised for double growth next year on high internet penetration and insatiable appetite for junk foods by a time conscious burgeoning middle class.

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Kenya’s food on demand to grow 50%

uKheshe, a locally developed financial inclusion platform, has further enhanced its offering to the unbanked by collaborating with Mastercard to enable informal traders, street vendors and casual labourers to accept digital payments through Masterpass, Mastercard’s digital payment service. 

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uKheshe partners with Mastercard to bring mobile payments to unbanked South Africans

The Botswana Medicines Regulatory Authority BoMRA has made strategic interventions in the health  space by introducing the Medical Safety Mobile App.

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BoMRA has new Medicine APP

MTN is ramping up its efforts to enhance access to digital and financial services for its customers. 

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MTN’s latest Fintech innovation eases international remittances to Africa

Stakeholders from 8 African countries deliberate on policies and frameworks to drive innovation, technology and sustainable mobile payment ecosystem.

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Stakeholders meet to discuss future of mobile money platforms in Africa

Customers of Ghana’s leading network operator MTN and Ecobank Ghana can now walk into any of the 54 MTN Service Centres across the country to purchase any Samsung smartphone devices and pay in installments over a period of 6 to 12 months, thanks to a new Customer Device Financing programme rolled out by MTN, Ecobank and Samsung in Accra.

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MTN Ghana partners Ecobank and Samsung to launch device financing programme

Bookings Africa has launched its new mobile app, which is believes is set to revolutionise the pan-African marketplace for the Gig economy.

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Bookings Africa launches new mobile app for Gig economy

Airtel Africa and Ecobank Transnational Incorporated have signed a partnership which will allows millions of Airtel Money and Ecobank customers across Africa to improve their access to mobile financial services and carry out a variety of mobile transactions.

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Airtel Africa announces partnership with Ecobank Group

Safaricom’s M-PESA has been recognised as one of the Top 10 Most Influential Finance Projects of the last 50 years by Project Management Institute (PMI) in its 2019 Most Influential Projects list.

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M-PESA among top 10 most influential finance projects of past 50 years

Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, has collaborated with AirtelTigo Money (ATM) to enable Ghanaians to receive international money transfers through Western Union directly into AirtelTigo Money mobile wallets.

Continue Reading Western Union moves money into AirtelTigo Money wallets for Ghanaians

Western Union moves money into AirtelTigo Money wallets for Ghanaians

Airtel Africa has announced a partnership with Mastercard, giving over 100 million Airtel Africa mobile phone users across 14 African countries access to Mastercard’s global network.

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Airtel Africa Announces Partnership with Mastercard to Transform Digital Payments Landscape

Ghanaian drivers working with transport network companies including Uber, Bolt and Yango have embarked on a strike action to protest against low fare charges and the high cost of commissions.

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Uber, Bolt and Yango face drivers’ wrath

Nigeria’s leading automotive trading platform, Cars45, has introduced its Emergency Service to deliver quick-response services for stranded consumers.  

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Cars45 introduces emergency service

Ghanaians will now start enjoying free up to date health alerts on outbreak of infectious diseases, and information about the nearest hospital or clinic for prompt medication.

Continue Reading New GEPP App users to get health alerts on infectious diseases

New GEPP App users to get health alerts on infectious diseases

MTN Ghana has expressed confidence in the exponential growth of mobile financial services in the country following the passage of the Payment System and Service Act 987 this year.

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MTN hopeful about the exponential growth of MoMo in Ghana

Africa is at the cutting edge of innovation, driving home-grown cashless solutions which open digital banking to more people.

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Africa at the cutting edge of home grown cashless innovations

Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit continues its rapid expansion in Africa, launching new international mobile money services through a partnership with pan-African fintech MFS Africa.


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MFS Africa, WorldRemit expand mobile-to-mobile remittances in Africa