Mama Money Accelerates Global Expansion and Appoints New CEO

Cape Town-based fintech Mama Money is growing fast as it expands globally. This year, its cross-border money transfer volumes have more than doubled compared to the previous quarter with the company aiming to double its market share by developing new services as it enters new regions. From 2018 to 2021, the company’s volume increased by

United Bank for Africa Partners with Cellulant to Expand its Reach in 19 Markets Across Africa

Partnership between United Bank for Africa and Cellulant extends payments services for merchants and consumers across the African continent Africa’s global bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, and leading Pan-African Payments Company Cellulant (Cellulant.io) have announced a partnership that will extend payment services for merchants and consumers across 19 key African countries in which

Cellulant Unveils Tingg, Africa’s First Payments Super App in 8 Countries

Cellulant, Africa’s leading financial technology company has announced the launch of Tingg, an all-in-one, multi-functional consumer super app that will include a wide array of payment, commerce and financial services into a single platform that will revolutionize the way customers interact with digital payment services in the continent. Tingg is Cellulant’s solution to the fragmentation

MFS Africa and WorldRemit Partner to Expand Mobile-to-mobile Remittances in Africa

Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit continues its rapid expansion in Africa, launching new international mobile money services through a partnership with pan-African fintech MFS Africa. This launch brings WorldRemit’s mobile money service to 5 new countries via Airtel in Malawi and Niger, Orange in Madagascar, Vodacom in Mozambique, and MTN in Guinea. WorldRemit’s mobile-first,

Shoprite Lesotho Cross-Border Remittance Product Achieves R1 Billion Mark

The Shoprite cross-border money remittance product reached the R1 billion mark in January, after just three years of it being implemented between SA and Lesotho. The cost of a transfer of R900 is 2%, which is one of the cheapest cross-border products in the world. A remittance is when a person sends money, usually small

Payment24 Underpins Revolutionary New BP FleetMove Offer

BP and Masana Petroleum Solutions are set to revolutionise commercial fuel payment and management for their customers, with the launch of a new solution BP FleetMove built on the advanced Payment24 platform. Payment24, advanced international fuel payment system, is the backbone of two new flagship fuel payment and fuel management offerings for BP and Masana

Rocket Remit Launches Mobile Money Transfer to Cameroon, The DRC and Mozambique

mHITs (pronounced Em-HITS), the leading Australian FinTech mobile remittance pioneer, has announced its Australian mobile remittance service Rocket Remit has launched money transfer services from Australia to three new African countries: Cameroon, The DRC and Mozambique. Rocket Remit specialises in international money transfer via mobile money offering the world’s fastest and simplest method for sending

TerraPay to Launch Cross-Border Money Transfers in South Africa

TerraPay, the world’s first mobile payments switch, announced today that it has successfully obtained regulatory approval from South African Reserve Bank to launch Cross-border money transfer services in South Africa. This makes TerraPay the 5th company to be licensed as a category three Authorised Dealer in Foreign Exchange with limited authority, also known as ADLA

UBA Introduces First Mastercard Debit Card in Mozambique

United Bank for Africa Mozambique (UBA) announced the launch of the first Mastercard debit card in Mozambique to financially empower its citizens. Focused on displacing cash, the electronic payment solution will deliver a quick, convenient and secure payment alternative for the Mozambicans – instantly. In line with the bank’s strategic vision, UBA is introducing innovative