Mobile Money

Total 16 Posts

How the internet has helped industries flourish across the African continent

The digital revolution has reached the African continent, driven by the wide spread of emerging technologies, including automation, artificial intelligence, and networking. Some countries, such as Kenya, have taken advantage of digitization.

Mobile money restrictions in Zimbabwe are bad for financial inclusion

Despite the compelling value proposition that mobile money offers, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe recently placed significant regulatory restrictions on its operations. The regulator said mobile money services were fuelling illegal foreign currency exchange.

Cash transfers can help refugees but they come with risks

Credit, related to cash transfers, is a form of informal community support, and eliminating it is both undesirable and infeasible. However, agencies should take steps to prevent highly vulnerable refugee households from falling into high levels of debt.

Cameroon soon to accept customs duties payments via mobile money

Cameroon is planning to begin accepting the payment of customs duties and other related taxes via mobile money services.

Cameroon’s indigenous mobile money company, Glomo Money, is struggling

Mobile money has proved popular among many African countries. However, in Cameroon, Glomo Money, an indigenous mobile money service, is struggling as it cites that government is supporting multinational companies better than local ones.

Cameroon sees spike in bank and mobile money fraud

Many Cameroonians have reported a spike in the number of bank and mobile money fraud incidents in the last couple of weeks amid the partial coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) lockdown.

Vodacom hosts Mobile Money Policy Forum 2019 in Tanzania

Vodacom's Mobile Money Policy Forum 2019 event brought together representatives from mobile network operators and a cross section of sectors including Telecommunication, financial service providers, banking, and regulators.