In fact, over-the-counter services, where a mobile money agent performs the transactions on behalf of an unregistered walk-in customer, are now the fastest-growing segment of active mobile mo... Read More
But of the 203 million registered users, East Africa accounted for 34%, with the vast majority of those being in Kenya. And the number of active mobile money accounts totals just 61 million — ba... Read More
Held in Kampala on 7th July, the meeting drew support from the United Nations African Institute for the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders (UNAFRI); the Bank of Uganda; and the Univers... Read More
Phones are giving millions of Africans access to a trustworthy, secure money ecosystem.
Leber pointed out that about half of the 700,000 government employees in Afghanistan don’t have bank ac... Read More
UBS CEO: Blockchain Is 'Almost A Must' for Business
The CEO of Swiss financial services giant UBS Group AG endorsed blockchain technology in an interview, suggesting that it is "almost a must" for business.
Sergio Ermotti told CNBC Monday that the t
A 'Crypto Shopping Mall' Is Being Tested in Slovenia
A major shopping center based in Slovenia is widening a cryptocurrency payments pilot.
BTC City Ljubljana, located in Slovenia's capital of Ljubljana, will allow a group of 150 people to use crypto
Under $100: Litecoin Price Hits Fresh 2018 Low
The price of litecoin (LTC), the world's sixth largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, fell to a fresh 2018 low on Wednesday.
Data from Bitfinex shows the cryptocurrency slipped to $97.0
Beyond Bitcoin: Thomson Reuters Data Now Tracking Top 100 Cryptos
Mass media and data giant Thomson Reuters is expanding its cryptocurrency sentiment data toolkit to cover 100 different coins, the company announced Wednesday.
Initially launched back in March, the