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WorldRemit upgrades offer in two key African markets

WorldRemit expanded its services in Ethiopia and South Africa, as the international fund transfer company …

Grab plans SEA insurance venture with ZhongAn

Singapore-headquartered Grab and Chinese online insurance company ZhongAn announced they will form a joint venture …

Japan m-commerce hampered by security fears

Security concerns hold back the progress of mobile commerce in Japan with the majority of …

PayPal nabs former iPhone marketing VP

PayPal appointed former Apple marketing VP Allison Johnson as its new CMO, as the company …

Trade association blasts Nigeria mobile money target

A representative for Nigeria’s mobile money agents cast doubt on the prospects of an initiative …

Safaricom launches m-Pesa overdrafts

Kenyan operator Safaricom made overdrafts available to its m-Pesa customers, its latest move to expand …

Mastercard undergoes digital era rebrand

Mastercard announced it would remove its name from all consumer-facing branding, a move it described …

China m-pay users to hit almost 1B by 2023

Mobile payment user numbers in China are expected to top 950 million by 2023, Frost …

Halotel praises mobile money interoperability impact

Tanzania operator Halotel vastly increased the scope and scale of its mobile money operation in …

China clamps down on retailers refusing cash

China’s central bank executed a nationwide campaign against retailers refusing to take physical cash during …