Somalia could challenge Kenya’s mobile money dominance

World Bank report draws a comparison between the two.
Vincent Matinde
Apr 17, 2018

Tunisie Telecom launches money transfer service

Telco says its service fits into national project working to encourage greater use of digital technologies.
Jan 22, 2018

Kenya pilots mobile money interoperability

Central Bank and Communications Authority will need to approve cross-network service before a full launch.
Jul 18, 2016

Bill Gates lauds African tech start-ups

The billionaire and philanthropist commends African entrepreneurs for creating thousands of businesses and changing lives.
Jun 30, 2015

Zim mobile money agents rake in profits

EcoCash agents on average make about $700 a month.
May 8, 2015

Savings groups allowed on mobile money platform

The new service is being launched by Zim telco, Econet Wireless.
May 7, 2015

Calls for regulators to block MoneyGram acquisition

According to reports Western Union is in talks to buy rival firm, MoneyGram.
May 1, 2015

WorldRemit appoints new mobile money analyst

Alix Murphy will head up WorldRemit's mobile money operations.
Jan 8, 2015

Africa’s mobile money platforms 'maturing'

Mobile money scene is expected to help operators entrench their presence in the industry.
Nov 6, 2014

GSMA launches code of conduct MNOs

Eight MNOs have signed on to endorse a code of conduct for mobile money.
Nov 6, 2014

Western Union partners Zimbabwe's EcoCash

Zimbabweans in diaspora will be able to use EcoCash for remittances.
Nov 6, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa is fastest growing mobile region

GSMA expects mobile subscribers in the region to reach 500 million in 2020.