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Privat3 Money launches mobile app

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 26 Mar 2021

Privat3 Money (P3), a UK-based e-money solution, has announced the launch of its mobile app available for both Apple IOS and Android devices.

e-money, mobile money, fintech, API, product launch, digital onboarding, SEPA

Nium assists customers to remit funds into four major African markets

News | Mobile Payments | 09 Mar 2021

Nium, a global payments platform, has announced that its clients are able to send funds to their business partners located in Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, and Tanzania.

mobile money, money transfer, remittances, e-wallet

Venmo to gain crypto, budgeting, savings, and Honey integrations in 2021

News | Mobile Payments | 08 Feb 2021

US-based mobile payments app Venmo has announced it is going to expand into budgeting, saving, and cryptocurrency,

Venmo, mobile payments, mobile money, money transfer, budgeting, cryptocurrency, Honey coupon, discount, loyalty programme, US, United States

Mobile money overpowers card payments in Kenya

News | Mobile Payments | 20 Jan 2021

Top banks in Kenya have raised a red flag over an expected significant drop in net earnings of USD 11 mln for the year 2020, due to the rise of mobile money.

mobile money, card payments, COVID-19, telcos, banks, Kenya, mobile payments

Bangladesh, Malaysia mobile wallets to use RippleNet for payments

News | Mobile Payments | 19 Jan 2021

Real-time gross settlement system Ripple has announced that Malaysia’s Mobile Money and Bangladesh’s bKash mobile wallet are connected via RippleNet for payments. 

Ripple, RippleNet, bKash, mobile money, partnership, mobile payments, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Asia, APAC, remittance, Mutual Trust Bank of Bangladesh

Interswitch, Credit Bank to launch multi-currency prepaid card

News | Cards | 15 Dec 2020

Nigeria-based digital payments company Interswitch Group has partnered with Kenya-based Credit Bank to launch a multi-currency prepaid card.

InterSwitch, Credit Bank, Kenya, Africa, product launch, prepaid card, multi-currency, Visa, bank account, payments, ATM, mobile money

The blueprint for financial inclusion – Mojaloop's vision for solving the unbanked problem

Interviews | Payments General | 20 Nov 2020

The Paypers interviewed Paula Hunter from the Mojaloop Foundation to learn how financial inclusion can happen in vital regions across the world when an open source approach is embraced

Mojaloop, Mojaloop Foundation, Paula Hunter, financial inclusion, charitable nonprofit, digital finance, Open Finance, interoperability, real-time payments, transactions , mobile money, Central banks, unbanked, SME, credit score, lending, central bank digital currency, CBDC, blockchain, KYC

Crown Agents Bank, Paga extend partnership for Africa expansion

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 03 Nov 2020

Crown Agents Bank has announced it is expanding its partnership with Paga to increase its payments reach in Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy.

Crown Agents Bank, Paga, payments, Nigeria, Africa, mobile money, money transfer, remittance, partnership, FX , cross-border payments

dLocal doubles African footprint, adds four new countries, partners with Verve and Fawry

News | Online Payments | 28 Oct 2020

dLocal has expanded its payments network to include Kenya, Senegal, Ghana, and Cameroon, while adding new integration partners in Nigeria and Egypt.

dLocal, integration partners, Visa, MasterCard, merchants, Mpesa, airtel, Wizall Money, mobile money, mobile payments, local payments, local currency, Verve, Fawry, cards, tokens, ecommerce, online transactions

Ria Money Transfer, Thunes enable cross-border payments in emerging markets

News | Mobile Payments | 22 Oct 2020

Ria Money Transfer has partnered with global cross-border payment provider Thunes, enabling customers across the globe to send funds directly to consumers from emerging markets.

Ria Money Transfer, cross-border payments, Thunes, emerging markets, mobile wallets, M-Pesa, MTN Mobile Money, mobile money, alternative payment solutions

Uganda-based police hunt for mobile money hackers

News | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 12 Oct 2020

The Uganda-based police force has begun searching for hackers who accessed the systems of a third party that processes phone-based transactions.

Uganda, mobile money, hackers, fraudsters, third party, phone-based transactions, MTN Group, Standard Bank, mobile-money systems, Criminal Investigation Department, Bloomberg, utility bills, payments, cell phone

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

News | Online Payments | 30 Sep 2020

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

Bankily brings digital banking solutions in Mauritania

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 21 Aug 2020

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

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

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

Airtel Africa, WorldRemit partner to grow money transfer business

News | Payments General | 20 Jul 2020

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

News | Mobile Payments | 15 Jul 2020

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

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

News | Mobile Payments | 23 Jun 2020

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

News | Mobile Payments | 17 Jun 2020

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

News | Mobile Payments | 10 Jun 2020

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 Bankasi, direct carrier billing, mobile wallet, mobile money

Uber, Flutterwave partner to launch Uber Cash in Africa

News | Mobile Payments | 10 Jun 2020

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