Wallet-agnostic Swish Pay commercially available in Zambia
Platform pilot test in January, now rolled out by NetOne Group.
Naspers Foundry invests US$8,3m in SA insuretech firm Naked
R120-million (US$8.3m) invested, with a total funding round of R160-million (US$11m).
Uganda's digital finance growth better than Africa’s average says regulator
Country’s regulator clears telcos to separate their digital financial business (mobile money) from the cellular network operations to capitalise on opportunity.
Ethiopia quick to integrate mobile money and banking platforms
Digital payments now flourishing under the auspices of mobile money connectivity to finance institutions.
MFS Africa, AfriMoney in partnership to serve Sierra Leone
Companies claim that remittances from abroad amount to more than half of annual household consumption in the country.
High demand for financial inclusion driving SSA’s mobile money payments
The race to take Africa’s payments industry online is speeding up says Aida Diarra, head of Visa in Sub Saharan Africa.
Ethio Telecom deepens 4G as TeleBirr service gains momentum
Company says it has reached six million customers with mobile money service.
Cameroon: Telcos push for relaxation of subscriber ID rules
GM of Orange Cameroon among those that believe regulation is stifling financial inclusivity.