Category archives for: Mobile money

Amazing solution offers financial inclusion for Zimbabweans in SA

Herbert Banhire -Head Zimbabwean Diaspora -Zing Group

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MILLIONS of disenfranchised Zimbabweans living in neighbouring South Africa can now access free mobile transacting and basic insurance services. Both banked and unbanked Zimbabweans will benefit following the launch of the AMA.ZING Diaspora solution in South Africa. The mobile solution, developed by the Zing Group, enables people in […]

New EcoCash solution enhances Zimbabwe financial inclusion

Ecocash MasterCard

from MERCY MUJURU in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – ECO-CASH, the mobile payment solution, and Mastercard have announced the launch of EcoCash Scan and Pay, set to reduce cash usage and increase digital financial inclusion in Zimbabwe. EcoCash Scan & Pay is described as a simple, secure and instant mobile solution for consumers and […]

Banks, telcos back Nigeria’s mCash solution

Usoro Usoro, MTN Nigeria General Manager, Mobile Financial Services

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria LAGOS, (CAJ News) – SOME telecommunications companies and banks have backed the Nigeria Interbank Settlement Systems Ltd (NIBSS) mCash solution. First launched in 2016, mCash is an innovative solution created to facilitate low-value retail payments and grow e-payments by providing accessible electronic channels to a wider range of users […]

Digital innovation to promote Africa financial inclusion

financial inclusion

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – DIGITAL technology for small merchants is set to drive Africa to a new era of financial inclusion. This is according to experts at the just-ended Payments Association of South Africa (PASA) International Payments Conference in Johannesburg. Gabriel Swanepoel, vice-president of product development and innovation at Mastercard South Africa, […]

Kenyan startup wins Visa global fintech competition

VEI SSA Overall Winner_Mookh Africa

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) –  MOOKH Africa, a technology startup based in Kenya has emerged the overall winner a global programme aimed at unearthing “the next big thing” in digital payments. It beat 11 other finalists selected from 238 submissions to the Everywhere Initiative, a brainchild of Visa the world’s leader in digital […]

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