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Mobile money in Africa is more than M-Pesa

Published 06 Nov 2015 14:35 CET | Africa, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Uganda

Although M-Pesa in Kenya is undoubtedly the most successful mobile money scheme in Africa it is far from the only one. Recently three large mobile operators announced growth ...

Frost and Sullivan: mobile money to help increase financial inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published 23 Jan 2015 15:34 CET | Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, United Republic of, Zambia, Zimbabwe

According to Frost and Sullivan's report on Mobile Money in Suh-Saharan Africa, mobile money is expected to transform the financial landscape, as it has proven easier for ...

Mobile Payment in West Africa

Published 07 Feb 2013 11:07 CET | Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Togo

Generally when mobile payments are discussed regarding Africa, the stories focus on Eastern Africa as M-Pesa was successfully developed in Kenya. However in French speaking ...

West Africa in the mobile payment spotlight

Published 09 Jun 2011 11:43 CET | Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal

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 ...

GSMA broadens Mobile Money Programme

Published 27 May 2010 09:58 CET | Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Chad, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Fiji, Ghana, India, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritius, Pakistan, Philippines, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, United Republic of, Uganda

During the Mobile Money Summit in Rio de Janeiro (24-26 May) the GSM Association announced the details of a further seven grantees from the Mobile Money for the Unbanked ...

Mobile banking in Ivory Coast

Published 06 May 2010 10:07 CET | Cote d'Ivoire

Although mobile banking/mobile payments are well established in Southern/Eastern Africa, less news comes through about projects in French speaking West Africa. However a ...