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OPay targets new Africa markets after $50M funding

Nigeria-focused mobile payments company OPay raised $50 million from investors, cash it plans to use …

Stripe sees perfect storm for Asia m-commerce growth

LIVE FROM RISE, HONG KONG: Will Gaybrick, CFO and chief product officer at Stripe (pictured, …

Malawi consumer group urges rural focus

The Consumer Association of Malawi told authorities to offer incentives to encourage mobile money agents …

Citcon eyes European Alipay, WeChat Pay opportunity

US-based Citcon, which provides retail platforms enabling payments to be made using major Chinese mobile …

Bharti Airtel to offer insurance through payments bank

Bharti Airtel announced a tie-up between its mobile payments bank and a joint venture with …

NTT Docomo backs Japan payment project

Operator NTT Docomo joined Mobile Payment Alliance (MPA), an organisation set-up by app company Line …

Experts point to payments language barrier in India

Researchers assessing how to improve digital payments uptake in rural India told the country’s central …

Razer eyes leading SE Asia payment role with Visa deal

Southeast Asia focused gaming brand Razer inked a partnership with Visa to extend use of …

Kenyan MPs renew bid for mobile money separation

Mobile operators in Kenya would be forced to spin-out business lines outside of their core …

MobiKwik hunts for fresh investment, eyes IPO

Chiefs at India-based mobile wallet provider MobiKwik held talks with multiple potential investors as it …