• NIGERIA:CBN unveils framework for BVN, Watch-list operations

  • Poll jitters slow down mobile money use in Kenya in August

  • FINCA accelerating financial inclusion through FinTech innovation in Tanzania

NIGERIA:CBN unveils framework for BVN, Watch-list operations

October 20 , 2017

By Elizabeth Adegbesan CENTRAL Bank of Nigeria CBN has released a regulatory framework for Bank Verification Number BVN operations and watchlists for Nigerian financial system

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Poll jitters slow down mobile money use in Kenya in August

October 20 , 2017

The use of mobile money in Kenya declined by the biggest margin in August pointing to jitters related to East African nation polls first held on Aug 8 Kenyans transacted on mobile

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FINCA accelerating financial inclusion through FinTech innovation in Tanzania

October 19 , 2017

According to the 20142016 Tanzania National Financial Inclusion Framework the level of formal financial access in the rural areas of Tanzania is 85 compared to 23 in the urban areas

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NIGERIA:Telcos Challenge NCC to Lead Mobile Money, Cashless Initiative

October 19 , 2017

Telecommunication Operators Telcos have called on the Nigerian Communications Commission NCC to take urgent steps to lead the mobile money and cashless initiative

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Smart banking takes shape

October 17 , 2017

Smartphones are the new hub from which techsavvy consumers run their financial lives In the developed world bank branches are closing at an accelerated rate

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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation releases open source mobile payments software

October 17 , 2017

The Bill Melinda Gates Foundation today released a new opensource software for creating payment platforms that will help unbanked people around the world

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SA’s Retailer Pick n Pay Reaches 200 000 Money Transfer Users

October 17 , 2017

South Africas Pick n Pay announced on Tuesday that it has 200 000 registered money transfer customers as of 27 August 2017 The largest online grocery business

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Strong partnerships between banks and telecoms key to drive financial inclusion,

October 17 , 2017

COLLINS MWAI BANKS and local telecom operators can have a greater impact on financial inclusion by working together to rollout products capitalisaing on the

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Cameroon: 870bn CFA transferred via Mobile Money

October 16 , 2017

Financial transactions in Cameroon via Mobile money reached 870 billion CFA francs in 2016 APA learned from the Telecommunications Regulatory Agency ART on SundayThe

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