Category archives for: Mobile money

ETC seeks support to connect CAR aid workers

Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC)

From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – A GLOBAL network work together to provide shared communications services in humanitarian emergencies requires over US$400 000 to enhance the response to the crisis in the Central African Republic. A protection crisis erupted in the country at the end of 2013 resulting in severe violence […]

MTN SA CEO Nyati steps down

MTN South Africa Chief Executive Officer, Mteto Nyati

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN South Africa Chief Executive Officer, Mteto Nyati, will be stepping down of his position next Monday. He is rumoured to be assuming a similar position at technology firm, Altron. Godfrey Motsa, currently Vice President of the South and East Africa SEA region at MTN Group, will assume […]

MTN Music+ revamped, local content promote

MTN music

By DIKELEDI NOKWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN South Africa has re-launched its music streaming and download platform, in a move that is set to empower local artists. MTN Music+, launched at the MTN Innovation Centre in Johannesburg on Tuesday, will give music lovers access to 670 000 tracks. For at least R3,50 a day […]

Huawei to speed Kenya tech deployment

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From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – KENYA is set to enjoy solutions geared at fostering rapid technology deployment. This comes after global technology solutions firm, Huawei, has expressed its commitment to assist mobile telecommunication operators in Kenya among other emerging markets to increase their efficiency and drive profitable growth. As part […]

Huge growth in money transfers to Tanzania

Ismail Ahmed

From ALLOYCE KIMBUNGA in Arusha, Tanzania ARUSHA, (CAJ News) – DIGITAL money transfer service, WorldRemit, is consolidating its rapid expansion into Tanzania. It is supporting the growing demand for instant remittances to the country from over 4 million expatriates living abroad. The company achieved a new record of 10 000 unique transactions completed in the […]

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