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
Crypto Exchange Gemini to Monitor Trading Using Nasdaq Tech
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New York-based Templum an
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Cisco Claims New Patent Could Apply to Bitcoin Mining
Network tech giant Cisco won a patent on Tuesday that could be applied to the bitcoin mining process.
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