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Chipper Cash readies to compete for share of SA’s Fintech market

24 million South Africans send money to each other daily, according to the company.

Sub-Saharan Africa mobile financial services use more than triples in six years

Ericsson research finds 70% of consumers in SSA believe that faster transactions would encourage them to use mobile money services more in the future.
21 Sep

Orange partners Ericsson to boost pan-African Fintech interests

French telecommunications firm’s mobile money service facilitated more than €62-billion in transactions in 2020.

Vodacom Tanzania extends remittance reach further East

Company announces launches “Dunia Kijiji, Afrika Mashariki ni Yako” campaign.
16 Sep

Absa, Tigo and JUMO unite to accelerate financial inclusion in Tanzania

Companies announce the launch of short-term credit product Tigo Nivushe.

Singapore-based Nium looks to secure a slice of Africa’s payment services pie

Fintech company has extended remittance services into four major markets in Africa.

Visa Cybersource alliance adds impetus to Clickatell’s Chat 2 Pay rollout

Partnership will allow Cybersource to deploy Chat 2 Pay with a pay-by-link capability.
14 Sep

High costs weigh heavily on remittances to Africa

Market research shows costs associated with sending remittances to the continent are some of the highest in the world.

New Fintech alliance to bolster Africa’s digital banking services

SaaS solution to be rolled out across financial institutions in East and West Africa.

MTN partners Flutterwave to extend mobile money reach in Africa

Businesses integrating Flutterwave in Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia can receive payments via MTN Mobile Money.

VCL Financial Services launches M-Pesa App

According to the financial services provider, customers can use the M-Pesa service and complete transactions even when they are without data.