Category archives for: Mobile money

Digital transactions take over Zimbabwe COVID-19 fight

Steward Bank

from WELLINGTON TONI in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – SOME banks and a mobile network operator have shut their branches as digital transactions take centre stage in the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Zimbabwe. The move, which discourages the use of cash transactions, also complements an ongoing 21-day lockdown enforced by government to […]

SA receives Chinese boost to contain pandemic

Covid-19 Donation_Chinese Ambassador, Lin Songtian_ Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize_ Huawei SA CEO, Spawn Fan

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A CHINESE technology company and the South Africa-China Economic and Trade Association have donated R3 million (US$170 596) to support efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Southern African country. Huawei Technologies handed over a R1 million donation to South Africa’s Department of Health. […]

MTN waives mobile money fees after Rwanda outbreak

MTN Mobile Money App

from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI, (CAJ News) – MTN Rwanda has waived the costs of Mobile Money (MoMo) transactions to allow customers to use cashless modes of payment as part of measures to prevent the transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19). These will be free for the next 90 days as the mobile network […]

Kenya digital lenders launch Money March

Digital Lenders Association of Kenya

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE Digital Lenders Association of Kenya (DLAK) has dedicated the month of March to promote financial health and wellness in East Africa’s biggest economy. The association has launched the first-ever MoneyMarch. Family Finance is the theme for 2020. Robert Masinde, the DLAK Chairman, said Kenyans […]

EXCLUSIVE: Zimbabwe event-goers embrace online payment systems

Founder and CEO of Click n Pay Investments, Lee Masuka. Photo by Wellington Toni, (ItNews Zimbabwe)

from WELLINGTON TONI in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – IN Zimbabwe, hosting an event where attendees have to pay to gain entry can be a nightmare, not entirely because of the country’s well-documented shortage of cash. Envisage the chaos at events, from long queues, pick-pocketing, bouncers taking over gate admission processes and a whole lot of security […]

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