Category archives for: Mobile money

E-commerce adoption up but security concerns linger

Cyber security attack

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African consumers are becoming increasingly comfortable making online purchases but safety and security remain a major factor in the adoption of digital payments and e-commerce. This is according to a new report released today by Visa, which indicated a growing number of shoppers are going online to […]

Mobile money deal drives Africa financial inclusion

David Chen

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – XPRESS Money, the money transfer brand, has teamed with technology company, Huawei, to drive mobile money services to the world’s unbanked populations, especially in Africa. The partnership will give the globally respected remittance firm access to Huawei’s mobile money service platform, which has over 100 million mobile money […]

Funds sought to revive war-torn DRC ICT sector

DRC currency

KINSHASA – AT least US$1,4 million is required to provide shared information and communications technology (ICT) services in the explosive regions of the anarchic Democratic Republic of Congo. Among the most restless areas in the Central African country include the Kasai, South Kivu and Tanganyika regions. The Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) is appealing for funds to […]

Protect yourself from ATM scammers

FNB CEO responsible for Points of Presence, Lee-Anne Van Zyl

Opinion by LEE-ANNE VAN ZYL JOHANNESBURG – 04th December 2017: By practicing a fair amount of vigilance, ATM users can avoid falling victim to scammers looking to swindle them of their hard-earned cash. Lee-Anne van Zyl, CEO of FNB Points of Presence, says, “As the festive season nears, we would like to urge ATM users […]

Vodacom unveils R80 million building in Lesotho

Flag of Lesotho

from TSOANELO MOKHAHLANE in Maseru, Lesotho MASERU, (CAJ News) – MOBILE operator, Vodacom, has launched the biggest green building in Lesotho at a cost of R80 million (US$5,76 million). This is in support of the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Covered with solar panels, the building is carbon neutral and powered by renewable energy at […]

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