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Ghana advances on mobile money interoperability

Ghana advances on mobile money interoperability

Second phase launched in Accra, enabling transfer across three platforms.

Competition heats up in Malawi's mobile money market

Competition heats up in Malawi's mobile money market

MNOs alert users to new innovations as statistics reveal surge in consumer activity.

Early Bitcoin investors take stock after volatile decade

Early Bitcoin investors take stock after volatile decade

Bitcoin is now 10 years old and has had a wild youth, taking investors on a rollercoaster ride.

Orange, MTN launch new mobile money operability solution

Orange, MTN launch new mobile money operability solution

Mowali enables mobile money exchange between various accounts and issued  issued by any mobile money provider.

Mastercard to set up office in Harare

Mastercard to set up office in Harare

Company eager to tape into financial inclusivity opportunity and says only 42.6% of Sub-Saharan Africa's adult population has access to an account.

Bitcoin for payments a distant dream

Bitcoin for payments a distant dream

The crypto-currency struggles to mature from a speculative asset to a serious alternative to state-issued money.

New partnership helps Ugandans pay for solar power with QR tech

New partnership helps Ugandans pay for solar power with QR tech

Mastercard, Centenary Bank and M-KOPA Solar have partnered to allow Ugandans to pay as they go for solar power using Quick Response (QR) payment technology.

Kenya's Cellulant partners Facebook for AR-based discovery platform

Kenya's Cellulant partners Facebook for AR-based discovery platform

Kenyan brand Huddah Cosmetics has been selected as the first social commerce merchant on Mula.

MTN Zambia, JUMO and Barclays Bank link to launch Kasaka

MTN Zambia, JUMO and Barclays Bank link to launch Kasaka

Barclays Bank Zambia has collaborated with mobile operator MTN Zambia and tech firm JUMO to launch a new interest-bearing mobile savings product called Kasaka.

Safaricom, Western Union partner to form M-Pesa Global

Safaricom, Western Union partner to form M-Pesa Global

Companies believe alliance is a game-changer in money transfer market.

'Silicon Valley-style' investing is impeding East Africa's DFS startups

'Silicon Valley-style' investing is impeding East Africa's DFS startups

A Village Capital report highlights concentrated selective investment, pattern recognition and the 'human capital trap' as key challenges.