Category archives for: Mobile & Telecoms

AirtelTigo Supports ‘Mask4All’ Campaign with 5,000 Face Masks for Underprivileged

Accra, Ghana, July 10, 2020// – Telecom operator AirtelTigo has supported the ‘Mask4All’ initiative by the Coalition of Event Managers and Suppliers, aimed to help the Government’s efforts to curb the Covid-19 pandemic by distributing free masks to the underprivileged.

Ingenico Helps Digital Businesses Scale At Pace

July 9, 2020//-Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payments, today unveiled a new offering for digital businesses specifically designed to reach peak payments conversion.

Mobile Health Services Can Help in Rural Ghana If They Have The Human Touch

Improved mobile penetration in Ghana is an avenue to improving rural health care. Wikimedia Commons Robert E. Hinson, University of Ghana July 9, 2020//-The International Labour Organisation estimated in 2015 that 56% of people living in rural areas worldwide do not have access to essential healthcare services.

Mobile Cash Transactions Dropped

July 6, 2020//-The amount of cash sent by Kenyans on mobile platforms over the past five months to May fell by Sh36.77 billion compared to similar period last year, official data shows, a rare drop that reflects the financial hardship faced by households and businesses due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Tanzania’s Leading Mobile Money Provider Expands Its Service Globally

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, July 6, 2020//-Tanzania’s leading mobile money service provider – Vodacom M-Pesa – has announced the expansion of its International Money Transfer service portfolio. 

Ghana: MTN MoMo Extends Free Transactions and Revised Limits

Accra, Ghana, July 1, 2020//- MobileMoney Limited has extended the fee waiver on MoMo on-net transfers up to GHS100 daily till Sept 30, 2020.              

Digital Financial Inclusion in the Times of COVID-19

July 1, 2020//-The COVID-19 pandemic could be a game changer for digital financial services. Low-income households and small firms can benefit greatly from advances in mobile money, fintech services, and online banking. 

COVID-19: MTN Ghana, Samsung Present Phones to Gov’t for Contact Tracing Activities          

Accra, Ghana, July 1, 2020//-MTN Ghana has partnered Samsung Ghana to present 500 Samsung Galaxy A2 Core Smartphones to support government and the Ghana Health Service to fight against COVID -19 through enhanced Contact Tracing.

MFS Africa Acquires Beyonic, Brings Cross-Border Digital Payments to SMEs

Johannesburg, South Africa ,  June 30, 2020 – Pan-African cross-border payments leader MFS Africa today announced that it has acquired Beyonic, a digital payments management provider of business services for SMEs, fintechs, and social impact entities across Africa.

Digitalizing Sub-Saharan Africa

June 26, 2020//-The pace at which people in sub-Saharan Africa are joining the internet is one of the quickest in the world. It’s equivalent to about 106 new internet users every second and because that rate is so quick, it means that the region as a whole is beginning to close the gap in terms […]

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