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WorldRemit, Safaricom seek to smooth payments

Safaricom and WorldRemit signed a direct partnership agreement, a move said to increase the speed …

Mobile money providers urged to grasp integration tech

INTERVIEW: Mobile money operators eyeing the next phase of growth need to “get modern” and …

Telefonica, partners eye rural Colombia money play

Telefonica Colombia, state-run bank Banco Agrario and mobility solutions provider Comviva Technologies teamed on a …

Safaricom chief attacks competition report findings

Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore (pictured) slammed the conclusions of a report into the Kenyan communications …

Uganda mobile money use falls by $180M in a fortnight

In the two weeks after the implementation of Uganda’s controversial mobile money tax the value …

Contactless cards tipped to dominate mobile wallets 

The vast majority of contactless payments will continue to be made using cards, as mobile …

PayPal reports Venmo boost despite stiff competition

PayPal reported rapid growth for its US social payments brand Venmo in its second quarter, …

US payment giants clash with Paytm over data storage

Pressure from US digital payment companies forced India to mull the revision of new data …

Vodafone chief backs m-Pesa expansion plan

Outgoing Vodafone Group CEO Vittorio Colao hailed m-Pesa as subsidiary Vodacom’s “live” growth opportunity in …

Visa targets US remittances with MoneyGram deal

Visa signed a strategic agreement with MoneyGram to expand the use of merchant platform Visa …