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Introducing Chipper Cash: A Free Cross-Boarder Mobile Money Platform

Ham Serunjogi, a US-based Ugandan has launched a cross-border Mobile Money Platform called Chipper Cash. Chipper Cash is the first platform of its kind to offer instant cross-border mobile money transfers in...

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Mobile Money

Mobile Money

Vietnam's Government Looking To Implement Independent Mobile Money Services

In an effort to bolster non-cash payments in Vietnam, the country’s government is endeavoring to make a mobile money sandbox for companies in the telecom space. The plan is pending...

May.26

Mobile Money

Safaricom To Acquire Rights To M-Pesa

Kenya’s leading telecommuncations company Safaricom, has announced that it is partnering with Vodacom to acquire the intellectual property rights to the M-Pesa mobile financial services platform.

May.26

Mobile Money

MTN Pays Over ₵17.1M As Interest To Mobile Money Subscribers

MTN Ghana has commenced the payment of ₵17.1 Million to 10,630,175 customers, as interest earned for Quarter 1 of 2019.

May.03

Mobile Money

MTN Deepens Financial Inclusion For Women In Ghana

As part of the GSMA’s Connected Women Commitment Initiative, MTN Ghana has committed to increase the proportion of women in their mobile money customer base to 45% by 2020.

Apr.11

Banking

Banking

Bank of Ghana to Enforce Rules on Cash Declaration at KIA

The Bank of Ghana has announced that henceforth, travelers, arriving in or departing Ghana, will need to declare any sums of cash worth over $10,000.

Apr.30

Banking

Buy Your Paragliding Tickets Via GTBank’s E-Banking Platforms

One of Ghana’s most technology advanced banks, Guaranty Trust Bank (Ghana) Limited is at it again with another innovation within the payments space: The purchasing of paragliding tickets via its...

Apr.17

Banking

Bank of Ghana to Issue Upgraded Notes

The Bank of Ghana will issue upgraded banknotes into circulation on May 6, 2019. The upgraded banknotes will have enhanced security features in line with evolving changes in the technological...

Apr.10

Banking

Payments Systems and Services Bill to Transform Banking

The passage of the Payment Systems and Services bill by Parliament last Thursday is expected to stir up innovation in the financial sector space as Ghanaians are increasingly adopting digital...

Mar.27

Banking

GTBank Tops all at CBN E-Payments Awards 2019

Guaranty Trust Bank plc continued its dominance of Nigeria’s most qualitative digital financial service awards for the fourth year in a row, winning eight of the twelve honours available to...

Mar.24

Fintech

Financial Tech

WorldRemit Increases Nigeria's Remittance Options With Paga Partnership

WorldRemit is an online money transfer service that provides international remittance services to migrant communities around the world. The company's new strategic partnership with Paga, a  mobile payment platform that...

Apr.25

Financial Tech

Tax Filing To Go Digital

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) is considering introducing Integrated Tax Application and Preparation system (iTaPS) to enhance individual annual tax filing.

Apr.05

Financial Tech

Visa Partners With Remitly to Offer Instant Global P2P Transfers

Visa has announced that it will power real-time P2P transfers for the global remittance firm, Remitly, via its Visa Direct platform. Remitly users in the United States can now send funds...

Mar.28

Financial Tech

IT Consortium Is ISO 27001:2013 certified

IT Consortium has become Ghana's first FinTech company to obtain the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification. This certification further consolidates the company’s position as a market leader within the Ghanaian FinTech space.

Mar.21

Financial Tech

OneFi Aquires Amplify

One Finance Limited (OneFi) has acquired Amplified Payments Limited (Amplify), a company that builds and facilitates payment solutions and digital financial transactions for an undisclosed fee.

Mar.21

World News

World News

UnionPay to Rival Visa and MasterCard in Europe

China's in its quest to widen its operations is partnering a back office startup, Tribe payment to offer debit and credit cards in Europe.

Jun.14

World News

East Africa's Remittance Far More Than Foreign Investment

The latest figures from the World bank has identified East Africa as the largest source of external financing in the form of remittances in the low and middle-income countries in...

Jun.14

World News

AT&T Customers to Pay Bills with Cryptocurrency

AT&T has announced that customers can now pay bills on AT&T’s website or app with cryptocurrency using BitPay, a crypto payment service, according to reports.

May.25

World News

Facebook to Move Towards Payments and E-commerce

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave his keynote speech during Facebook Inc’s annual F8 developers conference in San Jose, California, U.S., April 30, 2019. Mark is excited about payments and private...

May.02

World News

Brazil Leads in Mobile Payments Innovation

Increases in smartphone adoption in Brazil will help the country to entrench its position as a leader in technological innovation for mobile payments in Latin America and the Caribbean. This...

Apr.10

World News

MasterCard To Invest $56 Million In Jumia

MasterCard has expressed its intention to invest $56 Million (€50 Million) in Jumia Technologies, the Berlin-based online retailer with over 4 million customers in 14 African Countries. This is ahead...

Apr.02

World News

MTN Launches Self-Service on WhatsApp

The largest mobile operator in Africa has begun offering service on a WhatsApp channel in its home country of South Africa. Dubbed "MTN Chat", the service allows customers to check...

Mar.27

World News

Apple Launches a New Credit Card

Apple has followed in the footsteps of Amazon with the debut of the new Apple Card. Unlike traditional applications, one can apply directly on their iPhone and, once approved, the...

Mar.26

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Jun.14

World News

East Africa's Remittance Far More Than Foreign Investment

The latest figures from the World bank has identified East Africa as the largest source of external financing in the form of remittances in the low and middle-income countries in...

May.26

Mobile Money

Safaricom To Acquire Rights To M-Pesa

Kenya’s leading telecommuncations company Safaricom, has announced that it is partnering with Vodacom to acquire the intellectual property rights to the M-Pesa mobile financial services platform.

May.25

World News

AT&T Customers to Pay Bills with Cryptocurrency

AT&T has announced that customers can now pay bills on AT&T’s website or app with cryptocurrency using BitPay, a crypto payment service, according to reports.

May.03

Mobile Money

MTN Pays Over ₵17.1M As Interest To Mobile Money Subscribers

MTN Ghana has commenced the payment of ₵17.1 Million to 10,630,175 customers, as interest earned for Quarter 1 of 2019.

Apr.30

Banking

Bank of Ghana to Enforce Rules on Cash Declaration at KIA

The Bank of Ghana has announced that henceforth, travelers, arriving in or departing Ghana, will need to declare any sums of cash worth over $10,000.

Apr.25

Financial Tech

WorldRemit Increases Nigeria's Remittance Options With Paga Partnership

WorldRemit is an online money transfer service that provides international remittance services to migrant communities around the world. The company's new strategic partnership with Paga, a  mobile payment platform that...

Apr.11

Mobile Money

MTN Deepens Financial Inclusion For Women In Ghana

As part of the GSMA’s Connected Women Commitment Initiative, MTN Ghana has committed to increase the proportion of women in their mobile money customer base to 45% by 2020.

Apr.05

Financial Tech

Tax Filing To Go Digital

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) is considering introducing Integrated Tax Application and Preparation system (iTaPS) to enhance individual annual tax filing.

Mar.28

Financial Tech

Visa Partners With Remitly to Offer Instant Global P2P Transfers

Visa has announced that it will power real-time P2P transfers for the global remittance firm, Remitly, via its Visa Direct platform. Remitly users in the United States can now send funds...

Mar.25

Mobile Money

Acid Attack on a Mobile Money Agent at Gomoa Fetteh

Kate Aidoo, a 23-year-old mobile money vendor at Gomoa Fetteh in the Gomoa East District of the Central region has been robbed and bathed with acid by unknown robbers who...

Mar.24

World News

Mexico to Limit Cash Payments for Real Estate

Mexico is developing rules that would cap the amount of cash that can used to buy real estate, Finance Minister Carlos Urzua said on Friday, part of a push to...

Mar.21

Financial Tech

IT Consortium Is ISO 27001:2013 certified

IT Consortium has become Ghana's first FinTech company to obtain the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification. This certification further consolidates the company’s position as a market leader within the Ghanaian FinTech space.

Mar.21

Financial Tech

OneFi Aquires Amplify

One Finance Limited (OneFi) has acquired Amplified Payments Limited (Amplify), a company that builds and facilitates payment solutions and digital financial transactions for an undisclosed fee.

Mar.21

Financial Tech

Fintech: Redefining Payments in Africa

Fintechs are proving to be  game changers in Africa by transforming service delivery, with greater efficiency. The sector is courting foreign investors; last year, African tech startups raised

Mar.21

World News

Facebook to Start Mobile Payments in Africa

Facebook has started engaging financial institutions in Africa about possible mobile-payment collaborations, says Carolyn Everson, a vice-president at the social networking group.

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