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TMB Honored as the Best Bank in Central Africa

TMB has been announced as the Best Bank in Central Africa at the prestigious African Banker Awards. The awards ceremony was held in Kigali, Rwanda, during the African Development Bank’s Read More →

President Paul Kagame Receives Special Recognition At 2014 African Banker Awards for Rwanda’s Achievements

Rwanda's President, Paul Kagame, has received a special recognition award at the African Banker Awards 2014 for Rwanda's achievements, including spearheading the economic growth and transformation that the country has Read More →

MTN Rwanda Partners Tele10 for Mobile Money Payment of TV Subscriptions

MTN Rwanda has partnered with Tele10 to enable customers to pay their DStv, Canal+ and GOtv subscriptions using MTN Mobile Money. At a press conference to announce the partnership, Norman Munyampundu, Read More →

MTN and Ecobank Partner to Improve Access to Mobile Financial Services

MTN Mobile Money users, who are also Ecobank customers in 12 African countries, will soon be able to withdraw cash from Ecobank ATMs. They will also be able to transfer Read More →

Currencies Acceptable in All EAC States

Residents of Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi and Tanzania will now be able to travel with their respective national currencies in other East African Community (EAC) countries and make digital cross-border Read More →

MasterCard Enters Seven New Markets in Africa

MasterCard has announced its expansion into seven new markets across Central and West Africa, increasing its acceptance footprint across the continent and securing a number of strategic agreements. The addition of Read More →

Tigo Launches Cross-Border Mobile Money Transfer System

Tigo, a subsidiary of Millicom, has announced the launch of a cross-border mobile money remittance service between Tanzania and Rwanda, allowing its subscribers to send money from one country to Read More →

Guaranty Trust Bank Acquires Fina Bank Group

Guaranty Trust Bank plc (GTBank) has now concluded the acquisition of a 70% stake in Fina Bank Group, after securing the required regulatory approvals in the 3 East African countries Read More →

Rwandan Startup Provides Electronic Remittances at Lower Prices

Rwandan startup MERGIMS is aiming to provide a method for African diaspora to pay for products and services for their families in their home countries, minimising the need for expensive Read More →

Ericsson Powers MTN Rwanda Mobile Money Service

Ericsson announced that MTN Rwanda has deployed its Converged Wallet m-commerce solution. The launch brings easy-to-use, next-generation mobile financial services to MTN Rwanda's subscribers, including mobile phone users that do Read More →

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