Regulation rocks Africa’s 5G readiness

Market wrangling and regulatory hold-ups hampering progress on the continent claims report.
Tawanda Karombo
Oct 6, 2022

Africa’s mobile money agents forced to scout for fresh revenue streams

Rapid growth of digital payments market has impacted on cash-in cash-out transaction volumes, according to Mondato research.
Aug 23, 2022

Egypt-based digital investment platform targets younger generation of investors

Thndr raised US$20-million in February this year and is looking to extend its reach.
Aug 19, 2022

Ethiopia’s Dashen Bank partners IBM to cement digital capability

Bank implements IBM Cloud Pak for Integration on Red Hat OpenShift.

Africa leads in mobile money adoption

Sub-Saharan Africa, West Africa dominate in numbers, according to global research by
Apr 20, 2022

GSMA urges dialogue amid increase in mobile money taxes in Africa

Affordability of service and smartphones as one of the key barriers to digital inclusion in Africa.

Kenya confirms merchant interoperability across mobile money networks

Country’s Central Bank says it is progressing with efforts to achieve full interoperability by 2025.
Mar 31, 2022

Mobile money growth ‘hugely evident’ in Sub-Saharan Africa

Overall 2021 mobile money figures for Africa included 173 live services, 621 million registered accounts, 184 million active accounts, US$36.7-billion in transaction volume and US$701.4-billon in transaction value.
Mar 14, 2022

5G to revolutionise industries in Sub-Saharan Africa

Africa isn't the next digital frontier as it's already seen incredible digital growth in two years, says GSMA.
Mar 7, 2022

Zimbabwe’s liquidity crunch likely to delay 5G deployment

Tech regulator appeals to RBZ to prioritise telecommunications in the allocation of forex as operators battle to secure equipment imports.
Mar 2, 2022

Can Africa’s mobile digital traders remove barriers blocking a potential US$180bn market?

Executives from several technology companies, the GSMA and World Bank discuss release of White Paper at Mobile World Congress 2022.
Feb 17, 2022

Fintech trends changing the face of payments

Mark Dankworth, President Business Development Africa at Ukheshe, shares his thoughts on how mobile money, cross-border payments and ‘buy now, pay later’ are transforming the financial sector, particularly in emerging markets, for the better.