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HelloCash Mobile Money Service Goes Live in Ethiopia

Lion International Bank and Somali Micro Finance in partnership with BelCash Technology Solution PLC launched the official pilot of the HelloCash mobile money services. BelCash Technology Solution PLC is an Ethiopian Read More →

Egyptian Government and MasterCard sign Memorandum of Understanding

The Government of Egypt, represented by The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, and MasterCard signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a strategic collaboration that will help drive Read More →

SLA Mobile Connects Infobip to Zain’s Subscribers to Allow the Use of Direct Operator Billing With their Global Merchants

SLA Mobile, a leading worldwide solutions vendor focused on bringing new revenue streams to mobile operators, has partnered with Infobip, a global mobile messaging and payments provider to bring Direct Read More →

Bank of Khartoum, Zain Launch First Mobile Money Service in Sudan

Bank of Khartoum and telecoms company Zain have launched Sudan’s first mobile money service called Hassa. The bank said the service is available to all registered Hassa mobile account customers Read More →

Zain launches ‘Hassa’, Sudan’s first Mobile Financial Service with Bank of Khartoum

Zain Group, a pioneer of mobile telecommunications in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa, announces that its mobile operation in Sudan has launched the country’s first ever mobile Read More →

Bango Launches Operator Billing for App Stores in Africa, LatAm and the Middle East

Mobile payment leader Bango has announced continued momentum in 2014, confirming its growing influence as the global platform that connects app stores with Direct Operator Billing (DOB). Since the beginning Read More →

Ooredoo Announces Support for Global Mobile Money Initiative

Ooredoo has announced that it has committed to the GSMA’s Mobile Money Interoperability (MMI) programme to accelerate the implementation of interoperable mobile money services across Africa and the Middle East. Ooredoo Read More →

Ingenico Inaugurates a New Office in Casablanca, Morocco

Ingenico has announced the opening of a new branch office in Casablanca - Morocco, with the aim to cover the African market. This new office is part of the company's Read More →

Report: Islamic Finance Could Make Inroads into North Africa

In Standard & Poor’s recent report, Islamic Finance Could make Inroads Into North Africa, they stated that following the success Islamic Banking has seen over the last decade, it is Read More →

Casablanca Finance City and CISI Sign New Partnership

Casablanca Finance City and Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in order to enhance and promote professionalism and professional standards in the financial Read More →
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