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West Africa in the mobile payment spotlight

Thursday 9 June 2011 | 11:43 CET | Author: Marion ter Welle | Background
The AITEC Banking and Mobile Money conference is taking place in Accra, Ghana, on 8th and 9th of June. West Africa has seen a large increase in mobile money initiatives in recent times. Next to the usual initiatives another use of mobile money is presented at the conference: a mobile banking system to boost commodity production and curb misuse of borrowed funds.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Airtel / MTN / Obopay / Orange / Zain
Countries: Benin / Cote d'Ivoire / Ghana / Guinea-Bissau / Mali / Niger / Nigeria / Senegal
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