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Samsung, Mobeewave deploy mobile POS set-up

Samsung Electronics and mobile payment processor Mobeewave detailed global ambitions for an NFC-based mobile point …

Wirecard rocked by new accounting allegations

Wirecard faced fresh allegations about fraudulent accounting practices, as Financial Times (FT) claimed an investigation …

Facebook loses key Libra backers

Five companies including Mastercard and Visa withdraw their backing for Facebook’s blockchain-based Libra payments play, …

Malawi scraps mobile money tax after backlash

Malawi scrapped plans to implement a 1 per cent withholding tax on mobile money transactions, …

Mastercard, Visa under fire for Libra backing

US politicians turned the screws on Facebook’s blockchain-based payments play Libra, urging financial institutions backing …

Kenyan mobile money transactions top $27B

Growing adoption of mobile money services in Kenya resulted in double-digit year-on-year growth in the …

MPT receives licence to launch payment service

State-owned MPT, the largest mobile operator in Myanmar, received clearance to launch a mobile money …

Zimbabwe mobile money cash-in services surge

Zimbabwe regulator Potraz stated mobile money cash-in services doubled sequentially to $2.4 billion in Q2, …

Zimbabwe reopens mobile money cash buying

Zimbabwe reversed a ban on mobile money cash buying and selling, after two days of …

SoftBank mobile payments JV reaches 15M users

Japanese mobile payments company PayPay announced its user base has reached 15 million registered accounts, …