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
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The startup is building a protocol t
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