Category archives for: Mobile money

Africa’s female innovator of the year shortlist out

AfricaCom 2019

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – THE shortlist for the inaugural Female Innovator of the Year award, an accolade that recognises the contribution made by women in the telecommunications and technology in the industry, has been released. Twelve women are contesting the award. They are Amanda Louw Bester (Founder and […]

Standard reports digital money transfers rapid growth

Standard Banks Instant Money

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – STANDARD Bank has processed more than R60 billion (US$4 billion) through its Instant Money transfer service as digital money transfers become entrenched in South Africa. This has been processed at more than 6 500 access points across the country. KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape are the biggest recipients of […]

AfricaCom awards shortlist revealed

AfricaCom 2019

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MOBILE network operator, MTN, and technology powerhouse, Huawei, are leading nominations for the AfricaCom Awards. Top honours will be revealed on November 13 in Cape Town. The awards are a highly-respected extension of AfricaCom, the world’s largest Africa-focused technology, telecommunications and media event. AfricaCom will take place in the […]

South Africans urged to up ‘data must fall’ fight


AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africans must continue advocating for the reduction in the voice and data rates in view of communication becoming a basic need. This is according to the Internet Service Providers Association (ISPA) which nonetheless believes the industry is moving in the right direction. “Voice and data are now basic […]

FBC upgrades digital systems to global levels

First Banking Corporation (FBC) centre, Harare

from TARISAI MUDAHONDO in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – THE banking entity of First Banking Corporation (FBC) Group is migrating its services to the latest state-of-the-art platform in line with global trends. This is part of the Group’s innovation and digital transformation thrust. Roy Nyakunuwa, FBC Group’s Acting Head of Marketing, expressed excitement at […]

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