Category archives for: Mobile money

Kwese TV to resume in Zimbabwe after court victory

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From MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – PAY-per-view television channel, Kwese, is set to launch in Zimbabwe after local courts reversed a decision by the country’s broadcasting regulator to ban the channel. The court breakthrough is another victory by the country’s richest man and philanthropist Strive Masiyiwa, almost two decades after he […]

Subscribers furious as operator ‘steals’ their data

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By DIKELEDI NOKWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – LOCAL mobile network operators continue incurring the wrath of subscribers as their data depletes inexplicably. Subscribers took to social media to vent their anger against Vodacom, the country’s biggest operator, taking the company to task over the depletion. The hashtag #VodacomStole MyData became the narrative on social media […]

Fintech programme counters jobs threat by technology

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From DION HENRICK in Cape Town, CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – A NEW digital open enrolment programme on financial technology and innovation has been launched to enable executives to launch new financial technology ventures and harness new technology to build better financial services firms. The launch of the Oxford Fintech Programme comes in the wake […]

Free mobile money transfers launched in Kenya

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From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – KENYANS can now make free domestic mobile money transfers using mVisa following a partnership between the global payments company and several local banks. The partnership offering free person-to-person (P2P) transactions currently includes Barclays Bank, Cooperative Bank, Ecobank, Family Bank, KCB Bank, National Bank of Kenya, NIC Bank, Prime Bank […]

Mobile money deployments soar in SS. Africa

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From ALLOYCE KIMBUNGA in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, DAR-ES-SALAAM, (CAJ News) – SUB-Saharan Africa accounts for more than half of all mobile money deployments worldwide and is pioneering a range of new mobile money use cases.There were 277 million registered mobile money accounts across Sub-Saharan Africa at the end of 2016, plus 1,5 million registered agents. This […]

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