Category archives for: Mobile & Telecoms

MTN waives mobile money fees after Rwanda outbreak

MTN Mobile Money App

from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI, (CAJ News) – MTN Rwanda has waived the costs of Mobile Money (MoMo) transactions to allow customers to use cashless modes of payment as part of measures to prevent the transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19). These will be free for the next 90 days as the mobile network […]

Chinese smartphone maker buoyant on SA expansion

Tecno Camon 12

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – BUOYED by sales of 124 million mobile phones globally and a positive response in African markets, TECNO Mobile is confident of making an impression in the continent’s most developed economy. China-based Transsion, the smartphone maker’s parent company, ranked fifth in global mobile phone shipments, has officially added South […]

SA turns the tide against battery theft syndicates

Tower batteries

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE busting of some syndicates allegedly behind the rampant theft of batteries belonging to mobile network operators and the vandalism of telecommunications infrastructure indicates the government agencies and stakeholders are on track to rid South Africa of these menaces costing the economy millions of Rands. Breakthroughs have been […]

SMEs must utilise digital to rekindle SA economy

Standard Bank Head of Client Solutions and Small Enterprises, Belinda Rathogwa

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – DESPITE limitations posed by unreliable internet connection, undependable services or financial solutions posing a threat to the success of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), there is still a massive opportunity for these firms to use digital solutions and drive South Africa’s growth. These are the sentiments of Belinda […]

Kenya digital lenders launch Money March

Digital Lenders Association of Kenya

from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THE Digital Lenders Association of Kenya (DLAK) has dedicated the month of March to promote financial health and wellness in East Africa’s biggest economy. The association has launched the first-ever MoneyMarch. Family Finance is the theme for 2020. Robert Masinde, the DLAK Chairman, said Kenyans […]

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