Category Archives: Mobile Money

Flutterwave announces mobile money partnership with MTN

Flutterwave, Africas leading payments technology company, announced a mobile money partnership with Africas largest telecommunications provider, MTN Group. This partnership will allow businesses integrating Flutterwave in Cameroon, Côte dIvoire, 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 wallet, [...]

UNITEL and Huawei join forces to launch mobile money service in Angola

UNITEL launched this week a digital money service “UNITEL Money” in Angola. The service allows users to make deposit, withdrawal, transfer and payment via mobile phone, without needing a bank account.The technology platform used by UNITEL is powered by Huawei, with whom the company has been cooperating over the past couple of years. “The project [...]

Safaricom-led consortium to introduce mobile money service in Ethiopia

Ethiopia has cleared the path for Safaricom-led consortium to launch its popular M-Pesa in the Ethiopian market after deciding to include the mobile phone-based financial services in the telcos license offered in May. According to the Business Daily Africa website, the Ethiopian authorities have stated that the license making the consortium the first new [...]

Hormuud Telecom unveils its first mobile money app in Somalia

Waafi is considered as one of Somalias major telecom companys mobile money applications that brings quick impact when it comes to ease access to manage mobile money and other related financial services all in one app. The Waafi app combines mobile money, communication, entertainment, and payments where consumers can access bank accounts, perform online transactions, [...]

MFS Africa collaborates with Afrimoney in Sierra Leone

MFS Africa describes itself as Africas largest payment gateway. The company has announced its entry into Sierra Leone, partnering with Afrimoney, the mobile money service offered by pan-African telecommunications company Africell. The goal will be to enable mobile money users in the country to receive payments from abroad smoothly and affordably. As explained by MFS, [...]

Zamtel partners with Mastercard for online transactions and transfers

The government-owned telecom service provider, Zamtel, has collaborated with Mastercard that will allow Zamtel Mobile Money customers to make safe and seamless digital payments on the Mastercard network including international e-commerce transactions. The customer will obtain a physical Mastercard debit card linked to Zamtel Mobile Money wallet while making payments on stores and outlets can [...]

Orange Egypt and National Bank Egypt to manage Orange Cash services

Orange Egypt has announced its new partnership with National Bank Egypt to manage the services of Orange Cash in order to boost Oranges customer experience. This partnership will help customers to access the most secured and innovative services by offering new attractive offers that utilize the National Bank of Egypts service range and capabilities across [...]

Safaricom introduce M-Pesa Super App

Safaricom announced the launch its Super App which comes with offline mode and a mini-app functionality. The app had a soft launch last September and Safaricom has been testing the app with over 1 million customers in Kenya. With the M-Pesa Super App, customers can use the M-Pesa service and complete transactions by sending and [...]