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mHITs Australia Launches a New Way to Send Money to Zimbabwe Using Mobile Money

mHITs (pronounced Em-HITS), the leading Australian FinTech mobile remittance pioneer, has announced a new and very affordable way to transfer money from Australia to Zimbabwe using mobile money.  The Australian mHITs Read More →

Commercial Bank of Ethiopia Expands ATM Network to Improve Channel Management

NCR Corporation, a global leader in omni-channel solutions, announced that Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE), the largest bank in the country, is expanding its ATM network with the addition of Read More →

KCB Bank and Planet Payment Announce Launch of Pay In Your Currency in Kenya

KCB Bank, East Africa's oldest and largest commercial bank, and Planet Payment, Inc, a leading provider of international and multi-currency transaction services, announced the launch of Pay In Your Currency Read More →

Going Cashless In Kenya With UBA And Mastercard Payment Solutions

United Bank for Africa (UBA) announced the rollout of two Mastercard electronic payment solutions in order to deliver cashless solutions to all Kenyan's. The UBA Debit Mastercard and UBA Mastercard Read More →

Centenary Bank And Mastercard Partner To Boost Financial Inclusion

Centenary Bank and Mastercard have announced at the Annual Bankers' Conference their multipronged approach to digitising Uganda's economy in support of the National Financial Inclusion Strategy. Following the recent signing of Read More →

Sub-Saharan Africa Driving Global Market for Mobile Money

Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for more than half of all mobile money deployments worldwide and is pioneering a range of new mobile money use cases, according to new GSMA data. The Read More →

Going Cashless In Uganda With The UBA Debit Mastercard

United Bank for Africa (UBA) announced the rollout of the Debit Mastercard card in Uganda to financially support its citizens. Focused on displacing cash, the electronic payment solution will deliver Read More →

Visa Partners With JamboPay To Enable 3000 Merchants Receive mVisa Payments

Visa has announced a strategic partnership with JamboPay that will enable 3000 more merchants to accept mVisa payments, further enhancing mobile commerce in Kenya. Consumers will be able to use Read More →

Kenyans Can Now Make Free Domestic Mobile Money Transfers Using mVisa

Visa announced that consumers of a Visa-led bank partnership in Kenya will be able to send money to each other domestically without paying transaction fees using mVisa. The partnership offering free Read More →

Huawei Partners With WorldRemit To Accelerate Growth Of Low Cost Mobile-To-Mobile Money Transfers To Africa

Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit and Huawei have announced a partnership making WorldRemit’s international money transfer service available to all partners of Huawei’s mobile money service platform Read More →
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