Fintech Startup Azimo Launches New Instant Money Transfer Service to Eight New Countries in West Africa

Azimo, the online money transfer service, announced that customers across Europe can now send money to recipients in Benin, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo in West African CFA francs for instant cash pick-up. Michael Kent, CEO of Azimo, explains that: “Together these 8 countries have a combined population of over

Ericsson Supports Tigo Mobile Wallet introduction in Senegal

Ericsson announced that Tigo Senegal has launched Tigo Cash service based on the Ericsson Wallet Platform Solution. The rollout brings simple, mobile financial services to Tigo Senegal’s subscribers throughout West Africa, including those who do not have access to traditional banking services. Ericsson Wallet Platform supports the launch of services that makes sending money as

UBA Subsidiaries Emerge as ‘World’s Best Emerging Markets’ Banks in Africa

Three subsidiaries of the pan African banking group, the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, have emerged as World’s Best Emerging Market Banks in Burkina Faso, Cameroon and Senegal respectively. Specifically, UBA Burkina Faso, UBA Cameroun and UBA Senegal were considered the best in their various countries of operations by Global Finance magazine in an

Orange Launches Mobile-to-Mobile Money Transfers in Western African Countries

Orange is launching a quick and easy international money transfer service at a competitive price called “Orange Money International Transfer”. The offer is available between Mali, Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire. Every year, 200 million euros are moved between those three countries  in the form of money transfers. With the new service, Orange meets the  needs