Category archives for: Mobile money

Massive response to latest Kenya e-money innovation

Mpesa 2a

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – A TOTAL of 2 million bank customers have signed up for Kenya’s newest money transfer service, PesaLink owned by the bankers’ umbrella body. The milestone has been achieved barely two months after the initiation of the service by local financial technologies (fintech) solutions delivery firm, […]

Technology platform promotes Diaspora remittances


From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – A PLATFORM enabling millions of Zimbabweans in the Diaspora to remit money has been recognised at the Cashless Africa Awards 2017 in Nigeria. Mahindra Comviva, the global leader in mobility solution and Econet Wireless, the largest mobile operator in Zimbabwe, have jointly won the “Best […]

Ground breaking M-PESA celebrates decade milestone

Forex remittances

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE Kenyan Diaspora has emerged the biggest sender of digital remittances to mobile accounts as Kenyans maintain the lead in adopting innovative technology. This is among the findings by WorldRemit to mark the tenth anniversary of ground-breaking mobile money service M-PESA. Transfers to mobile money […]

Technology disrupting Africa’s financial sector


From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – EXPERTS from around the continent will gather at Lagos, the economic hub of Nigeria to discuss the future of the financial services sector in the wake of a flurry of technologies rapidly transforming the sector. The event- the CashlessAfrica-has attracted more than 35 speakers from […]

ETC seeks support to connect CAR aid workers

Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC)

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – A GLOBAL network work together to provide shared communications services in humanitarian emergencies requires over US$400 000 to enhance the response to the crisis in the Central African Republic. A protection crisis erupted in the country at the end of 2013 resulting in severe violence […]

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