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Grab secures funding for financial services push

Grab raised more than $850 million from Japanese investors to fund an ongoing expansion into …

Axiata presses on with digital banking move

Malaysia-based Axiata Group began vetting potential partners to launch a bid for a digital banking …

Malawi mobile money numbers dive after account cull

Malawi’s central bank highlighted room for improvement in the country’s mobile money industry, as a …

Saudi Arabia eyes digital boost with STC Pay tie-up

State-owned payment infrastructure provider Saudi Payments Company partnered with STC Pay, a move which expands …

Orange Romania adds money transfers

Orange Romania bolstered its mobile payment service by enabling overseas currency transfers with no commission …

Alipay ups Africa reach with Ecobank deal

Multi-market African financial services provider Ecobank partnered Ant Financial’s Alipay to provide international remittance between …

Apple Pay tipped to cement mobile payment leadership

Analysts backed Apple Pay to maintain its leading position in the field of smartphone vendor …

Senegal MVNO plots mobile money launch

Following a delayed launch of Senegal MVNO Promobile, its owners revealed a plan to move …

Namibia operator tipped for mobile money move

Namibia’s largest operator by connections, MTC, revealed it was at an advanced stage of developing …

Docomo, Mercari broaden payment alliance

NTT Docomo and Merpay parent Mercari expanded a partnership, with the aim of enhancing payment …