Financial & Tech

Over Half World’s Population Now Using Mobile Internet

Over Half World’s Population Now Using Mobile Internet

The GSMA has launched its global State of Mobile Internet Connectivity Report 2021 showing that, despite the COVID-19 pandemic, more than half of the world’s population is now using the mobile internet. Mobile internet usage translates to just over 4 billion connected people,  225 million more compared to 2019, and up from a third of people globally just […]
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MTN partners with Flutterwave to integrate payments across Africa

MTN partners with Flutterwave to integrate payments across Africa

MTN Group Friday announced a mobile money partnership with Africa payments technology company, Flutterwave, to integrate payments across Africa. The partnership will allow businesses integrating Flutterwave in Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Rwanda, Uganda and Zambia to receive payments via MTN Mobile Money (MoMo). MTN MoMo is a fintech platform providing consumers and businesses with an electronic […]
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MPESA reaches 50 Million Active Customers becoming Africa's largest Fintech

MPESA reaches 50 Million Active Customers becoming Africa’s largest Fintech

MPESA has today announced that it has reached 50 million monthly active customers strengthening its position as Africa’s largest fintech. Launched more than 14 years ago in Kenya, M-PESA is today available in Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, DRC, Lesotho, Ghana and Egypt. The milestone comes just 18 months after Safaricom and Vodacom launched the M-PESA Africa […]
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Facebook Marketplace launches in 37 Countries across Sub-Saharan Africa

Facebook Marketplace launches in 37 Countries across Sub-Saharan Africa

Facebook Tuesday announced the launch of Marketplace to 37 countries and territories in Sub-Saharan Africa. The countries including: Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Eswatini, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Namibia, Niger, Republic of the […]
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How to get KCB MPesa loan

How to get KCB MPesa loan

KCB MPESA is a loans and savings product exclusively offered by KCB Bank to Safaricom users directly on their mobile phones. The loan limit for KCB MPesa is reviewed periodically based on how you transact on KCB Mpesa services and may increase or decrease depending on your credit rating. How to access to access a KCB […]
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Pesapal gets regulatory approval to operate in Kenya & Tanzania

Pesapal gets regulatory approval to operate in Kenya & Tanzania

Pesapal Limited has received accreditation as a Payment Service Provider in Kenya and an Application Service License for Tanzania. The regulatory approvals will enable consumers and businesses in the two East African economies to make and receive online payments seamlessly. The Central Bank of Kenya has granted authorization to Pesapal Limited as a Payment Service […]
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Tpay Mobile, Huawei partner to unlock In-App purchases across MEA region

Tpay Mobile, Huawei partner to unlock In-App purchases across MEA region

Tpay Mobile, a full-service digital payments platform, has announced the first phase of its strategic app monetisation partnership with Huawei. The partnership is live across twelve mobile operators in seven countries within the MEA region, enabling over 60 million subscribers to purchase from Huawei AppGallery using direct carrier billing (DCB). During the first half of […]
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How to join Absa's WhatsApp banking 'Abby'

How to join Absa’s WhatsApp banking ‘Abby’ #AbbyByAbsa

Absa Bank Kenya on Tuesday launched WhatsApp banking which will allow the Bank’s customers to do transactions via WhatsApp dubbed Abby. With the new feature, customers will be able to transfer funds from their account to Mpesa, inter-account transfers, bill payments, balance enquiry, among others, on WhatsApp. How to join Absa WhatsApp Banking On your […]
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