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MTN Group launches Mobile Money API hackathon

Wednesday 23 October 2019 | 10:54 CET | News
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The Hackathon, run in partnership with Ericsson (MTN's MoMo technology partner), will give app developers based in Ghana, Uganda, Cote d'Ivoire, Cameroon and Zambia the opportunity to create innovative financial and transactional applications using the MTN MoMo API platform. Finalists stand the chance to win up to USD 2,500, and one team member will win a trip to Ericsson's Innovation Lab in Sweden.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Ericsson / MTN
Countries: Africa
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