Category archives for: Mobile money

Inaugural summit readies Africa for Industry 4.0

Africa and some of the world’s foremost innovators in technology and finance will converge in Cape Town, South Africa next week at the SingularityU Conference

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOME of the world’s foremost innovators in technology and finance will converge in South Africa next week as part of efforts to future-proof the continent into the fourth industrial revolution. They will meet under the aegis of the inaugural Exponential Finance Summit, organised by SingularityU South Africa, in collaboration […]

Markets anticipate MTN listing in Nigeria

MTN Nigeria

from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, AKANI CHAUKE in Johannesburg LAGOS, (CAJ News) – ANALYSTS are keenly awaiting the listing of MTN on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday morning. Reports indicate that the deal by Nigeria’s largest non-oil company by revenue is valued at around U$6 billion. “Given the market is down ytd (year-to-date) because […]

MTN warns customers of VIP number scam

MTN, photo by Gift Ndolwane, CAJ News

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN has alerted its customers to a scam perpetrated by bogus agents of the mobile network operator. In this scam, a supposed MTN agent approaches individuals or companies attempting to sell very important person (VIP) mobile numbers claiming that MTN will automatically register a VIP mobile number on […]

Landmark finance technology deal signed in Kenya

On left is Mr Bob Collymore, Chief Executive Officer of Safaricom, and Dr James  Mwangi, CEO, Equity Group Holdings. Photo, Maria Macharia, CAJ News Kenya Bureau

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – MILLIONS of Kenyans now have access to critical services using an innovative combination of technology and finance. This follows the creation of a joint transformation agenda by financial services firm, Equity Group Holdings, and Safaricom, the mobile operator. Through collaboration that will align their joint purpose to transform lives, the […]

Telecel donates to Zimbabwe cyclone victims

Telecel Zimbabwe CEO Angeline Vere

from DANAI MWARUMBA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – MOBILE network operator, Telecel Zimbabwe, has donated groceries and clothing worth over US$50 000 towards Cyclone Idai relief efforts. Telecel has also established merchant code 217105 on Telecash where subscribers can send cash donations. As at March 25, a total of $6 500 had been raised via […]

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