Money

Experts say trust key to mobile finance success

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 SERIES – AFRICA, KIGALI: Executives discussed the importance of trust …

Regulator urges development of finance partnerships

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 SERIES – AFRICA, KIGALI: A top executive from Rwanda’s central …

Researcher exposes Venmo privacy concerns

Venmo highlighted a number of ways users can protect their privacy after a researcher revealed …

Wirecard extends wearable payments to Germany

Consumers in Germany gained the ability to make contactless payments from their Garmin smartwatches, as …

Mada Pay app brings NFC payments to Saudi Arabia

Visa announced it is working with mada, Saudi Arabia’s national payment system, to build a …

Safaricom eyes Ethiopia for mobile money expansion

Ethiopia was tipped as an expansion target for Safaricom’s m-Pesa mobile money service, as Reuters …

Airtel Payments Bank cleared to open new accounts

The Reserve Bank of India gave the green light to Airtel Payments Bank to commence …

Google adds P2P payments to Android app

Google rolled peer-to-peer (P2P) payments into its Google Pay app in the US, marking the …

Blog: App-ocalypse now? Wallets, chat apps tool-up

It’s crunch-time on the home screens of handsets across several major markets as messaging app …

Uganda blunts controversial mobile money tax

Uganda’s government backtracked on part of its newly introduced mobile money tax by removing the …