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ZEEPAY, Visa to bring digital payments to Ghana's diaspora

30 Sep 2020 | Online Payments

ZEEPAY, an African fintech, has teamed up with Visa to allow Africans in the diaspora to send money directly onto Visa debit and prepaid cards in Ghana.

ZEEPAY, Visa, send money, mobile money, mobile payments, prepaid cards, Ghana, INSTNTMNY

inwi money launches international money transfer capability

22 Sep 2020 | Online Payments

inwi money has expanded its offering with the launch of an international money transfer service for its customers.

inwi money, international money transfer, WorldRemit, online money transfer, money wallet, digital payments Morocco

TipMe drives ecommerce and cashless transactions in Liberia

08 Sep 2020 | Mobile Payments

Electronic payment service provider TipMe has launched to provide individuals and businesses access affordable financial products and services that meet their needs.

TipMe, launch, cashless, mobile money wallet, mobile wallet, Visa, Mastercard, LEC tokens, bill payment services, ecommerce

TransferMate expands North American regulation with Mexico licence approval

08 Sep 2020 | Online Payments

Cross-border B2B technology payments provider TransferMate has secured a new payments licence in Mexico.

National Banking and Securities Commission, TransferMate, remittance, online money transfer, online payments, money licence, e-money licence, payment technology, Mexico, Latin America

eCurrency brings CBDC benefits to all in ecosystem utilising digital secure currency technology

04 Sep 2020 | Payments General

‘Choices around the technology used for CBDC are important as they would have a significant impact on the extent to which CBDC meets our overall objectives’, The Bank of England

Central Bank Digital Currency, Lars Arvidsson, eCurrency, Bank of England, DLT, digital wallets, central banks, commercial banks, Digital Secure Currency, payment cards, mobile money wallets

The American Central Bank Digital Currency plan – quiet, powerful, imminent

02 Sep 2020 | Cryptocurrencies

Douwe Lycklama, Innopay: After years of cash reduction in favour of commercial banks debt money, now central banks can regain some of their position once held in a cash society

Douwe Lycklama, INNOPAY, CBDC, central bank digital currency, programmable money, digital wallet, tokens, Decentralised Finance, DeFi, US, central banks

Remitly doubles mobile wallet offerings and global consumer reach

26 Aug 2020 | Mobile Payments

Independent provider of remittance and financial service products for immigrants Remitly has announced the expansion of its mobile wallet network.

Remitly, remittance, immigrants, mobile wallet, mobile wallet network, M-PESA, MTN Mobile Money, bKash, Gcash, Airtel Mobile Money, GoPay, Ovo, Thunes, emerging markets, COVID-19, digital purchases, home delivery, cash pickup, bank deposit

Bankily brings digital banking solutions in Mauritania

21 Aug 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

Banque Populaire de Mauritanie (BPM) has launched earlier in 2020 a mobile banking service called Bankily, supported by Comviva’s mobiquity Banking Suite.

Banque Populaire de Mauritanie, Mauritania, mobile money, payments, banking, BPM, mobile banking, mobile app, Bankily, Comviva

Standard Chartered teams up with Airtel Africa to bring financial inclusion

14 Aug 2020 | E-invoicing, SCF & E-procurement

Standard Chartered has partnered Airtel Africa, a provider of telecommunications and mobile money services.

Airtel, Africa, Standard Chartered, finance, telecommunications, mobile money, online, payments, mobile banking, banking Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia

BankMobile merges with Megalith Financial Acquisition

07 Aug 2020 | Online & Mobile Banking

US-based BankMobile, a subsidiary of Customers Bank, and Megalith Financial Acquisition (MFAC) have entered into a definitive merger agreement.

BankMobile, technology, Customer Bank, banks, Megalith Financial Acquisition, digital banking, digital, banking, BM Technologies, US, MFAC, transaction, NYSE, loans, financial, Banking-as-a-Service, BaaS, BankMobile Disbursements, Google, White-Label, T-Monile, T-Mobile MONEY

Airtel Africa, WorldRemit partner to grow money transfer business

20 Jul 2020 | Payments General

Telecom and mobile money services company Airtel Africa has partnered with digital money transfer service provider WorldRemit for instant money transfer services expansion across Africa.

Airtel Africa, WorldRemit, money transfer, mobile money, digital money, instant money transfer, RDC, Uganda, Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi, Niger, Mobile Money accounts, Rwanda, Airtel Money, payments, mobile wallets, mobile financial products, fintech

GSMA launches Mobile Money Interoperability Test Platform for financial inclusion

15 Jul 2020 | Mobile Payments

GSMA has launched Mobile Money Interoperability Test Platform (ITP) aiming to help make transactions more seamless in emerging markets.

GSMA, Mobile Money Interoperability Test Platform, financial inclusion, Africa, ITP, transactions, GSMA Inclusive Tech Lab, GoPay, IDEMIA, KaiOS, MTN, Telenor, University of Washington, VEON, Vodafone, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, digital, payments, digitisation, account-to-account interoperability, mobile money, APIs

Zimbabwe suspends all mobile payments over suspected malpractice

29 Jun 2020 | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud

The Zimbabwean government has, with immediate effect, suspended all monetary transactions on mobile money platforms, reported New Zimbabwe. 

Zimbabwe, fraud, malpractice, mobile payments, EcoCash, One Money, Telecash, MyCas, Zimbabwe government, payments, Africa

Mobile Money, Orange Money fees to be reinstated as COVID-19 restrictions reduce

23 Jun 2020 | Mobile Payments

Lonestar Cell MTN and Orange Liberia have announced that starting from 1 July 2020 all fees waived on Mobile Money  and Orange Money transactions will be reinstated.

Lonestar Cell MTN, Orange Liberia, transactions fees, Mobile Money, MoMo, Orange Money, Central Bank of Liberia, digital payments, merchants, p2p, COVID-19

Vodacom M-Pesa goes global

17 Jun 2020 | Mobile Payments

Vodacom M-Pesa, a Tanzania-based mobile money service provider, has announced the expansion of its International Money Transfer service portfolio.

Vodacom M-Pesa, tanzania, mobile payments, mobile money, Africa, remittances, Bank of Tanzania

TPAY MOBILE acquires Turkey-based payment platform Payguru

10 Jun 2020 | Mobile Payments

Middle East and Africa-based mobile payment enabler TPAY MOBILE has announced the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Turkey-based payment service provider Payguru.

TPAY MOBILE, Middle East, Africa, Payguru, Turkey, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, CBRT, Competition Authority, mobile payments, ATM cash payments, merchants, mobile network operators, Turkcell, Vodafone, Türk Telekom, Ziraat Bankası, direct carrier billing, mobile wallet, mobile money

Uber, Flutterwave partner to launch Uber Cash in Africa

10 Jun 2020 | Mobile Payments

Uber has partnered with US-based fintech company Flutterwave to launch its Uber Cash digital wallet feature in Africa.

Uber, Flutterwave, launch, Africa, digital wallet, Barter payment app, Visa, South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Tanzania, Nigeria, unbanked populations, mobile money

Wave Money leads digital payments for COVID-19 action in Myanmar

09 Jun 2020 | Mobile Payments

Government, humanitarian agencies, and corporations have teamed up with Myanmar-based mobile payments company Wave Money to help individuals  affected by the pandemic.

Myanmar, Wave Money, mobile payments, donations, COVID-19, Social Security Board under the Ministry of Labor, Immigration and Population, Myanmar Agricultural Development Bank, Myan Ku Fund, FCPN, WavePay it Forward, PCNC COVID Donation platform, National Level Central Committee on Prevention, Control and Treatment of COVID-19

Jordan sees increase in mobile wallet usage due to government worker's fund

02 Jun 2020 | Mobile Payments

Jordan has seen an increase in mobile wallets usage, as the government urged workers to open mobile wallets and telcos surged their applications for remote payments.

Jordan, mobile wallets, mobile payments, telcos, remote payments, prepaid mobile market, prepaid plans, Orange, Orange Money, Zain, Zain Cash, Umniah, Mahfazti, Dinark, National Wallet, Gadhaa

Mobile-first mentality to drive global growth for Direct Carrier Billing

28 May 2020 | Mobile Payments

The Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) industry is set to experience growth over the next three years, reaching GBP 23 billion in global revenue by 2023.

Direct Carrier Billing, study, mobile payments, mobile money, smartphones, content, media, sports, UK