Gender gap in mobile internet is shrinking, despite COVID-19

South Asia led the global trend, while the gap in mobile ownership persists, according to GSMA Mobile Gender Gap report.

Latest Fintech alliance targets 100m mobile wallets

MFS Africa and Global Technology Partners have entered into an agreement to deepen financial penetration across Africa.
May 18, 2021

Surge in remittances as Africa’s battle with COVID-19 continues

There are now more digital channels offering remittance delivery straight into bank and mobile wallet accounts.
Apr 30, 2021

Africa’s mobile ecosystem on high alert as fraud escalates

Evina among several high-tech cyber security service providers to affiliate with GSMA and up the level of support to beleaguered mobile network operators.
Mar 29, 2021

MFS Africa scales up to 320 million mobile money wallets

Pan-African Fintech firm confirms reach of over 60% of all mobile wallets in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Mar 25, 2021

Monthly mobile money remittances breach $1bn mark

For the first time, more than $1 billion was sent and received in the form of remittances globally every month via mobile money, says the GSM Association.
Dec 15, 2020

‘Financial inclusion is not a silver bullet’

Clayton Hayward, CEO and co-founder of Ukheshe, says internet access and mobile wallets will not magically create a sustainable economy.
Nov 10, 2020

How the digitisation of remittances can support Africa’s economic recovery

As with any digitisation journey, there are formidable challenges for the formal remittances sector in African markets says Andy Jury, CEO, Mukuru.

Compelling relevant content can address internet usage gap – GSMA

Akinwale Goodluck, Head of Africa, GSMA, delves into issues on the sidelines of GSMA Thrive Africa 2020.
Sep 30, 2020

Sub-Saharan Africa leads in mobile subscription

Latest GSMA report shows the region was home to 477 million mobile subscribers at the end of 2019.