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Angola’s Unitel to launch mobile money soon

As mobile money continues to boost financial inclusion in Africa, Angola’s largest mobile network operator Unitel, is one of the latest to...

Mobile money set to take South Africa by storm

Mobile money has seen massive uptake in Africa over the last decade, however, South Africa has lagged due to the country’s stringent...

Cellulant gets approval to become a PSSP in Tanzania

Cellulant Corporation has received an approval by the Bank of Tanzania (BOT) to operate as a Payment Solution Service Provider (PSSP), a...

Uganda shuts down 2.2 million mobile money accounts

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has revealed in its Market Performance quarterly report that about 2.2 million inactive mobile money accounts were...

Ukheshe, ForexPeople in joint venture to boost remittances in Africa

Fintech Ukheshe Technologies has announced a partnership with ForexPeople in a joint venture that will enable it to seamlessly facilitate remittances from...

Carbon partners Visa to scale up digital payments in Africa

Pan-African fintech Carbon, has signed a five-year strategic partnership with Visa, to bolster digital payments services in Africa. According...

Safaricom unveils M-Pesa Super App with new features

Kenya’s Safaricom has rolled out its M-Pesa Super App with new features for customers. It has also launched its M-Pesa for Business...

Nigeria could launch pilot digital currency by year-end

The Central Bank of Nigeria is preparing a pilot digital currency which could possibly launch by the end of the year, reports...

Low cost mobile phones boosting mobile money uptake in Africa

Africa accounts for almost half (560 million) of registered global mobile money wallets (1.2 billion). This was revealed in...

Luno takes aim at Africa’s cryptocurrency absorption

Global cryptocurrency firm Luno, has announced a major milestone of eight million customers (wallets), with one million added in just 12 weeks.

Telkom unveils Africa’s first virtual card for WhatsApp transactions

Telkom has launched Africa’s first Mastercard virtual card for WhatsApp transactions, enabling Telkom Pay customers to make e-commerce payments.

Mastercard unveils new carbon calculator tool for banks

Global payments technology firm Mastercard has released its Carbon Calculator, a feature that provides access to insights and data about environmental impact...

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