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Access, Diamond Bank Says Not Worried About Telco Led Financial Inclusion

Kenya’s Safaricom, the telecommunication company that is driving the country’s financial inclusion through mobile money is bigger than most of the country’s banks. Investigation by Businessday revealed that some Nigerian banks Read More →

Edward Amoatia Younge Appointed GCB Board Member

Mr Edward Prince Amoatia Younge, a Marketing Consultant has been appointed a Board member of GCB Bank Limited. At a ceremony at the Bank’s Head Office in Accra, Mr. Amoatia Younge Read More →

Emergent Technology Acquires Interpay Africa

Emergent Technology Holdings LP, a global financial technology company, is pleased to announce it has acquired Interpay Limited, a payments processor based in Ghana. The acquisition extends the operations of Read More →

OROBO and OpenWay to Power Cross-Border Money Transfers to West Africa

OROBO, the newly-launched money transfer platform from Saana Holdings, is opening up cross-border remittance and bill-payments into Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Serria-Leone and supporting financial inclusion in West Africa. The WAY4 Read More →

Launch of Mobile Money Interoperability in Ghana

The use of mobile money has witnessed exponential growth over the past 9 years; with a year on year increase in the number of mobile money accounts as well as Read More →

Mastercard and M-KOPA Unveil Payment Technology to Extend pay-as-you-go Solar Program in Africa

Mastercard and M-KOPA have entered into a partnership that will provide Africans living without electricity a simple way to light up their homes and businesses. M-KOPA, which already provides affordable, safe Read More →

Mobile Money Deposits in Ghana Hit GHC2.3b in 2017

The amount of money mobilized outside the banking system through mobile money reached record GH¢2.3 billion ending December 2017, according to data from the Bank of Ghana. The amount represents a Read More →

Barclays Africa Group and Frontclear Partner to Develop Africa’s Interbank Markets

Barclays Africa Group Limited (BAGL) has signed a 2-year agreement to provide financial support to the Frontclear Technical Assistance Programme (FTAP) through the latter’s Partnership Facility. The contribution reflects the Read More →

Gemalto to Provide Ghana Central Bank with PURE Payment Technology

Digital security provider Gemalto is providing its PURE white-label payment solution to Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems, a subsidiary of Ghana’s central bank that manages the country’s interbank payment Read More →

Digital Payments Could Save Ghana Over GHS 1 billion Within Next Four Years

At an event bringing together key government and business players, the Ghana’s Ministry of Finance and the UN-based Better Than Cash Alliance released a report documenting the country’s progress in creating Read More →

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