Remittance leaders recognised

Forex remittancesFrom OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria

LAGOS, (CAJ News) – WINNERS of the sixth Kalahari Awards, which recognise best innovations and achievements in the remittance and mobile money industry, have been announced in Lagos.

Some 18 accolades were handed out ahead of the Remittance and Mobile Money Expo in the city on February 2 -3.

“After a rigorous selection process in the last three months, we thank the hardworking judges and congratulate all the winners of the 2016 Kalahari awards,” said Emmanuel Okoegwale, Principal Associate, MobileMoneyAfrica.

“The quality of the responses from the remittance industry is a reflection of the dynamic innovations that will drive the remittance industry in Africa to great heights in 2016 and beyond.”

The Kalahari awards are dedicated to acknowledging creativity, commitment and excellence in the digital payments and remittance industry across Africa and awarded to organisations that have made significant
contribution to the remittance and mobile financial services sector by making services more affordable, available and impacting developments in Africa.

The awards honour best of the breed across all sectors and segments of digital payments and remittance services covering remittance providers, mobile network operators, financial institutions, mobile money providers, card services, financial institutions, application providers, regulators,
micro finance organisations and individuals in the ecosystem in Africa and  beyond.

The winners of the Kalalari awards 2016 are:
Pro-poor financial innovation – GRAMEEN FOUNDATION, UGANDA
Best low cost remittance service – AZIMO
Best micro finance enabler platform – REDCLOUD TECHNOLOGIES
Best mobile utilities payment provider -FETS
Best Remittance enabler platform – MFS AFRICA
Best mobilemoney innovation – MAHINDRACOMVIVA
Remittance personality of the year – JAY FIX, TRANSFAST
Financial inclusion product of the year, global -( TRANSFERTO –
Best remittance agency network – XPRESSMONEY
Best mobile-centric remittance service – HELLOMONEY
Best remittance service – TRANSFAST
Best Bank-centric remittance service – FIDELITY BANK GHANA
BEST MobileMoney / Card combination, Nigeria – KEGOW VISA VIRTUAL CARD
Best e-commerce payment solution – TRANSPAY
Best technology enabler platform – TAGATTITUDE
Financial inclusion product of the Year, Nigeria – GTBANK & ETISALAT FOR
Best payment partnership 2016 (Special recognition) – PAGA + UBER
Best online shopping payment solution – KONGAPAY

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