Category archives for: Mobile money

Zimbabwe’s government run POSB goes digital


from WELLINGTON TONI in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE’S largest bank by branch network, the government-owned Peoples Own Savings Bank (POSB), is embracing technology in line with global trends in the sector. As competition in the market intensifies with the advent of technology, POSB plans to launch an Omni Channel Digital Banking Solutions […]

MTN discontinues physical airtime vouchers in Rwanda

MTN airtime vouchers

from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda Rwanda Bureau KIGALI, (CAJ News) – MTN Rwanda is phasing out the sale and distribution of physical airtime vouchers, in support of the East African country’s digital agenda and green growth. As of February 15, airtime will only be purchased and loaded through MTN’s digital Electronic Recharge Service (ERS) […]

Cyber fraud fight to dominate Mobile World Congress

Mobile World Congress

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE war against fraudulent payment flows affecting mobile network operators (MNOs) and their over 5 billion customers globally will take centre stage at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2020 in Spain. Scheduled for the city of Barcelona from February 24-27, MWC is set to be the information and […]

Windows7 demise leaves users vulnerable to cyber crooks

Microsoft's Windows 7

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  Africa Editor JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – AS of January 14, a quarter of the world’s personal computers (PCs) will be more vulnerable to ransomware as Windows 7 end of life. Microsoft ended mainstream support of Windows 7 in 2015, giving users five years to ready themselves for the software to reach end of […]

Zimbabwe records steady mobile money growth

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from DANAI MWARUMBWA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – MOBILE money transactions in Zimbabwe have grown by over 20 percent to $575 million over the past three months. The telecommunications regulator attributed the growth to the public embracing this form of payment in the face of cash shortages in the Southern African country. The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority […]

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