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Jaco Saunders, commercial director, MACmobile
Stating the case for mobile money in South Africa

South Africa stringent banking legislation has been a significant barrier to the country's participation in Africa's massive mobile money market.

Jaco Saunders 2 days ago

E-payments are the catalyst for a global cashless society
E-payments are the catalyst for a global cashless society

Covid-19 has ramped up the role digitalisation plays in the financial lives of more and more of the world's population...

2 Jun 2021

Andy Jury, CEO, Mukuru
How the social impact of remittances is aiding wellbeing in developing countries

As developing nations reel from the impact of the novel coronavirus and national lockdowns, communities and households are seeing their collective resilience and wellbeing put to a rigorous test...

Andy Jury 18 Sep 2020

#DoBizZa: digiToken, the app driving economic activity in the informal market
#DoBizZa: digiToken, the app driving economic activity in the informal market

digiToken is a new and convenient platform that enables consumers to buy airtime, electricity and water online - all from the comfort of your home by practising safe social distancing...

Evan-Lee Courie 17 Sep 2020

6DOT50 launches Digital Rands to pay for essential goods
6DOT50 launches Digital Rands to pay for essential goods

6DOT50 is stepping in with a new way to pay for essential goods, as Covid-19 takes its toll on the South African economy...

Evan-Lee Courie 26 May 2020

Preparing for a digitally infused world - education is the place to start
Preparing for a digitally infused world - education is the place to start

In the later stages of the 21st Century, illiteracy as we have come to know may be completely eliminated and digitalisation will be infused into all human activity. This rapid evolution is changing the essential knowledge that people in future societies will need to possess in order to survive. The change is sweeping through the Eastern Cape already...

Loyiso Pulumani 25 Nov 2019

Annual digital commerce spend to climb to $19tn by 2024
Annual digital commerce spend to climb to $19tn by 2024

A new study by Juniper Research reveals that global spending on digital commerce will reach $18.7 trillion by 2024, up from $11.2 trillion in 2019...

20 Nov 2019

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#AfricaCom: Future of digital financial services in Africa

According to the World Economic Forum, there are 700m people using digital financial services globally, of which half are in Africa...

Nicci Botha 12 Nov 2019

Blockchain's future looks promising
Blockchain's future looks promising

Business leaders are struggling to predict the future of blockchain technology and they are most likely underestimating its potential. This is according to Bluegrass Digital CEO Nick Durrant...

Issued by Bluegrass Digital 10 Sep 2019

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New mobile-to-mobile digital payment service launched in Africa

WorldRemit users can now make instant, low-cost international mobile money transfers to 15 million accounts in Guinea, Malawi, Madagascar, Mozambique, and Niger...

25 Jul 2019

Momentum launches e-wallet app for cashback rewards
Momentum launches e-wallet app for cashback rewards

Insurance provider Momentum has launched Multiply Money, a new functionality of its Multiply by Momentum platform that enables members to earn cash by doing everyday activities...

26 Oct 2018

WorldRemit launches digital money transfers within Africa
WorldRemit launches digital money transfers within Africa

Leading international money transfer company WorldRemit has launched a new digital service within Africa, making it easier to send and receive money across the continent...

19 Sep 2018

Arsenal welcomes WorldRemit as official online money transfer partner
Arsenal welcomes WorldRemit as official online money transfer partner

Leading digital money transfer company WorldRemit and Arsenal partner to use the power of football to find a better way to connect communities...

21 Nov 2017

Entrepreneurship move over, intrapreneurship is here
Entrepreneurship move over, intrapreneurship is here

Business environments are undergoing major change as disruption remains one of the only constants. Innovators and those embracing change are succeeding, whilst those that don't continue to struggle. This is were intrapreneurship plays a critical role...

30 Oct 2017

Africa needs to focus on 'intrapreneurship'
Africa needs to focus on 'intrapreneurship'

Intrapreneurship is key to Africa's future, according to speakers at a recent Thomson Reuters summit on Africa...

30 Oct 2017

Three advantages of accepting cryptocurrency at your business
Three advantages of accepting cryptocurrency at your business

There are several important advantages of accepting digital money for payments. Some of these benefits may seem simple while others may surprize you.

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 27 Sep 2017

15 African youth finalists in entrepreneurship prize
15 African youth finalists in entrepreneurship prize

Fifteen emerging young African entrepreneurs will put their talent to work on the continent after being chosen as finalists in the Anzisha Prize 2017...

15 Aug 2017

Cash is no longer king. All hail digitisation
Cash is no longer king. All hail digitisation

Cold, hard cash has been on the decline in mature first world economies since the 1990s when electronic banking started becoming popular.

Peter Alkema 14 Aug 2017

Transfer money instantly across continents
Transfer money instantly across continents

WorldRemit launches with Android Pay to offer mobile-to-mobile transfers to the world's unbanked...

19 Jun 2017

New virtual currency tied to oil takes aim at bitcoin
New virtual currency tied to oil takes aim at bitcoin

A new virtual currency aims to bitcoin by pegging its value to hard oil assets, a first in the rapidly growing digital money sector.

3 May 2017

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The marketer of the future

Today's traditional media is rapidly evolving towards the marketing of the future. The ‘brandscape' has changed dramatically in a short space of time and marketers are struggling to keep pace with the new environment...

Dr. Ludi Koekemoer 12 Apr 2017

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Significant growth in money transfers to Tanzania

Digital money transfer service hits 10,000 in unique transactions per month in Tanzania, via WorldRemit…

22 Feb 2017

Nyasinga Onyancha
SimbaPay launches mobile money transfer service to Ghana and Uganda

Techstars alumni, SimbaPay announces the addition of Ghana and Uganda as remittance destinations on its international digital money transfer platform...

13 Dec 2016

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WorldRemit to kickstart uptake of digital money transfers to Cameroon

Digital remittance service completes series of strategic deals with Cameroon partners...

10 Nov 2016

SimbaPay announces instant deposit service
SimbaPay announces instant deposit service

SimbaPay has announced the expansion of its free instant deposit service to Choice Microfinance Bank in Kenya...

31 Aug 2015

[TEDxCapeTown] Opening the mind to access ideas
[TEDxCapeTown] Opening the mind to access ideas

This year the theme was 'Open. Access. Control.' Every speaker had their own interpretation of what this meant to them in their field, whether it had to do with the mind, the community, relationships and the environment...

Beverley Klein 18 Aug 2015

Mobile money - time for a reality check?
Mobile money - time for a reality check?

The growth of mobile money in Africa over the last seven years has been phenomenal. Figures doing the rounds include the calculation that 43%of Kenyan GDP is channelled through M-PESA each year...

Vahid Monadjem 24 Oct 2014

Solutions for the cash to digital convergence
Solutions for the cash to digital convergence

Vahid Monadjem, will be discussing solutions for the cash to digital convergence at AfricaCom 2014 under the Mobile Money and m-commerce stream...

21 Oct 2014

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