Northern Africa

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 →

VeriFone Payment Systems Selected in Egypt’s Retail Petroleum Market

VeriFone Systems, Inc., has announced that its portable payment acceptance systems, the VX 680 and VX 675, have been deployed by e-finance to facilitate the state-sponsored transition of Egypt’s entire Read More →

CDNetworks Adds New Points of Presence in Kuwait and Cairo

CDNetworks has extended its global network to both Kuwait and Cairo, Egypt for greater coverage in fast growing Middle East and North Africa (MENA) markets, joining points of presence in Read More →

EMP and MasterCard Offer Solution to Small Issuers in Egypt

In line with its commitment to enhance electronic payment card penetration in Egypt, MasterCard announced the appointment of Emerging Markets Payments (EMP), the leading electronic payments processing company in the Read More →

National Bank of Egypt Launches Mobile Payments Service

In line with MasterCard’s recent introduction of Egypt’s Mobile Payment Gateway, National Bank of Egypt (NBE), Fawry and Egyptian Banks Company (EBC) have announced the launch of “Phone Cash”, an Read More →

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