Category Archives: Mobile

M-Gurush launched the first mobile money service in South Sudan

M-Gurush allows customers to pay for goods and services across South Sudan using their mobile phones, similar to platforms already being used in Kenya and other East African nations.  According to Mr Makuei, Minister of Information, people living in rural areas will need time to trust mobile payments, he says the long-term benefits will transform [...]

Malawi Post Corporation to introduce mobile money service

Zaphweka (ZapCash) mobile money service will be launch before the end of the year. The announcement was made during a meeting with the country’s Minister of Information, Civic Education and Communication Technology Mark Botomani in Blantyre, MPC Director General Henry Shamu confirmed the progress and said the groundwork had reached a progressive stage. Shamu declared [...]

Vodafone to offer mobile network services in Oman

Vodafone Group has inked a strategic collaboration agreement with Oman Future Telecommunications to roll out mobile network services in the Sultanate of Oman. The pair have contracted a non-equity agreement that will see them launch a brand-new mobile network, offering 4G and 5G services. The network buildout will be completed by the second half of [...]

MTN launches the first Chatbot in Ivory Coast

MTN recently launched the first Chatbot in Ivory Coast, to perform mobile money transactions via WhatsApp.  Eva de MoMo is the new Chatbot based on AI technology. Eva plays the role of virtual assistant and is able to interact with mobile money subscribers via WhatsApp. Eva does mobile money (MoMo) transactions such as balance consultation, [...]

South Sudan launches first mobile money transfer platform

A joint partnership between Trinity Technologies and Zain, one of the leading mobile phone networks in South Sudan will introduce M-Gurush. The service will allow subscribers to deposit, withdraw and transfer money as well as make payments for goods and services.  M-Gurush places South Sudan as the 92nd country to offer mobile money services across [...]

Zain and Trinity Technologies introduced Mobile Money service ‘M-Gurush’ in South Sudan

The new mobile phone-based money transfer service has been introduced through a collaboration between Trinity Technologies and Zain which will enable users to deposit, withdraw, transfer money and pay for goods and services across Sudan. South Sudans information minister, Michael Makuei stated that this development will produce job opportunities for the youth in rural and [...]

Telecom Egypt and Banque Misr partnered to launch mobile money service

Telecom Egypt has partnered with Egyptian public bank Misr Bank to launch the Mobile Money operations of its mobile phone branch WE. The service is designed to enable customers to safely and securely send, receive and store money using a smartphone application.  The mobile wallet will allow customers to deposit and withdraw cash from WEs [...]

MultiChoice Nigeria launched MyGOtv mobile app

Multichoice Nigeria has unveiled a new mobile app, MyGOtv for customers on its digital terrestrial platform, GOtv. The free app will be available to download via iOS and Android app stores. MultiChoice Nigeria, Chief Executive Officer John Ugbe said the platform will enable customers to manager their viewing preferences, check their account balances, make payments, [...]

MTN Ghana target 20 million mobile money subscribers

According to Ghanaian Times, MTN Ghana is set to attract 20 million subscribers on its Mobile Money service by 2022. The General Manager of MTN Mobile Financial Services Limited, Eli Hini who disclosed this in an interview with the media after the launch of the 10th anniversary celebration of MTN Mobile Money (Momo), said “we [...]

MTN Ghana target 20 million mobile money subscribers

According to Ghanaian Times, MTN Ghana is set to attract 20 million subscribers on its Mobile Money service by 2022. The General Manager of MTN Mobile Financial Services Limited, Eli Hini who disclosed this in an interview with the media after the launch of the 10th anniversary celebration of MTN Mobile Money (Momo), said “we [...]