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MTN Cameroon suspends payment of money transfer fees by Mobile Money to fight against the spread of

Within the framework of its response plan to the health crisis caused by the Coronavirus / COVID-19, MTN Cameroon announces the suspension, effective Friday, 20 March 2020, of the payment of fees on money transfers between MTN Mobile Money accounts. This measure suspending the payment of fees concerns money transfers for amounts up to 20,000 […]

Orange launches Orange Money in Morocco

After securing approval last summer from the “Bank Al Maghrib”, Orange Morocco has announced the launch of Orange Money in the kingdom. This service will allow Moroccans to make mobile payments and transfer money using their phones. Morocco also becomes the 18th country in the Africa and Middle East region of Orange to offer the […]

JointPesa launches app to protect online traders from fraudsters in Kenya

Kenya Fintech startup, JointPesa in partnership with Finserve Africa has launched an e-commerce transaction platform dabbed “JointPesa” which will see both online customers and sellers protected from online cons and fraudsters. The Application will act as a temporary mediator of a transaction between parties by offering temporary custody of resources until both parties are satisfied […]

MTN SA unlocks universal access to financial services with innovative mobile money solution, MoMo | MTN Business

The frustration experienced by around 11 million South Africans who do not have access to financial services will now be a thing of the past, with the launch of MTN SA’s mobile money service, known as MoMo, today. According to the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa’s (ICASA’s) new report on the State of the ICT […]

Korba WhatsApp aims to be a game changer in payments

Korba is here again to excite its customers with a new innovative service named “KORBA WHATSAPP” – an additional access channel to the very popular USSD code *365#. Korba WhatsApp enables customers to perform transactions through a unique WhatsApp number across all mobile networks, cards and banks. This is in furtherance to make Korbarians access […]

Western Union, Airtel Money Collaborate on Real-Time Cross-border Money Transfers into Africa

Airtel Africa, a leading provider of telecommunications and mobile money services, and Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, have announced a strategic agreement to offer Western Union’s cross-border capability via the Airtel Money wallet, enabling customers to move money in real-time across 14 countries in Africa. The collaboration with Airtel Africa will enable more than 15 million Airtel Money mobile wallet users in Nigeria, […]

Safaricom partners with M-Gas to launch prepaid gas in Kenya

Safaricom and M-Gas have launched prepaid gas service for Kenyan households. This is expected to empower millions of Kenyan homes to enjoy access to clean, affordable and reliable cooking gas, providing them with the flexibility of purchasing gas based on their needs and how much they can afford at a time. M-Gas is tackling existing […]

Secure Ride Sharing Platform Launches in South Africa

Afri Ride, a secure ride sharing mobile app with tailor-made solutions for the African traveling community, is now available in South Africa, and will be expanding into other African markets in the near future. Joe Moyo, managing director at the ride sharing app, describes the app as incredibly simple to use. “All that users have […]

Airtel Money Spreads Wings | Value Added Services News in Zambia

In a bid to continue offering all-round convenience and promote financial inclusion in Zambia, Airtel Mobile Commerce popularly known as Airtel Money has launched international money transfer services into Kenya and Uganda. Airtel Money customers can now send and receive money from Airtel Money customers in Kenya and Uganda. Other Airtel to Airtel international money […]

Vodacom Tanzania and WorldRemit launch mobile money transfers to M-Pesa accounts in Tanzania

Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit has partnered with Vodacom Tanzania to enable nine million M-Pesa customers to receive money directly to their M-Pesa wallets from friends and family living abroad. The new service increases convenience for money transfer recipients in urban and rural areas of Tanzania as they can receive international money transfers directly to their phones, without […]