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Pivo Wallet nets Finland in-store payments deal

Bank-backed Pivo Wallet struck an agreement with merchant services company Nets to boost in-store mobile …

Apple Pay moves into Poland and Norway

Apple Pay completed the latest stage of its expansion with launches in Norway and Poland, …

Ghana books early success for interoperability platform

Ghana’s mobile money interoperability platform was used to process GHS12.5 million ($2.7 million) worth of …

MySquar buys MyPay Myanmar ahead of money launch

Myanmar-headquartered social media and entertainment company MySquar acquired long-term partner MyPay Myanmar for £2 million, …

MTN prepares Namibia MVNO, mobile money services

MTN Group is set to launch an MVNO and mobile money services in Namibia during …

Paytm makes inroads across rural India

Mobile wallet company Paytm said its service was now used in 300,000 villages in its …

WorldRemit expects Nigeria boost with First Bank deal

Remittance company WorldRemit inked a deal with Nigeria-headquartered First Bank, a move it said would …

Uganda approves polemic app, mobile money taxes

Uganda’s government slapped a levy on users of WhatsApp, Viber, Skype and other communications apps, …

Ant Financial accelerates funding drive

Alipay owner Ant Financial raised $10 billion in its latest funding round and will now …

Uganda backs mobile money checks, tax row heats up

Uganda’s Communications Commission (UCC) urged mobile money operators to seek international certification for services to …