Category archives for: Mobile money

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 […]

Americans fall prey to Nigeria scammers

Online dating and scams

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA’S anti-corruption agency has arrested 15 suspects for allegedly swindling American nationals through internet fraud and romance scams. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested the suspects aged between 21 and 35 years during a raid in the city of Ibadan in the inland […]

MTN drops OBB data rates

MTN South Africa CEO, Godfrey Motsa

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN has slashed its out of bundle (OOB) data rate by up to 75 percent for prepaid customers. The mobile operator will also be doubling selected prepaid voice and data bundles for the next two months. Prepaid customers currently not making use of data bundles will pay just […]

Technology solution to transform SADC insurance sector

Southern African Development Community (SADC) regional member states flags

by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – A LANDMARK online distribution solution is set to transform the insurance landscape in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) regional bloc. Already launched in Mozambique, Askari Fintech is anticipated to facilitate the distribution and management of insurance products, as well as reduce administration costs, fraud, credit risk, bad […]

Cyber crooks eye jackpot in festive shopping

Festive shopping

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News)  – WHILE a majority of people in South Africa are aware of financial cyber-threats, more than half have had their financial credentials fall into the wrong hands. Amid the ongoing season of unrestrained shopping cybercriminals targeting consumers’ banking credentials or online shopping accounts could hit the jackpot. This is […]

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