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Regulator urges development of finance partnerships

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 SERIES – AFRICA, KIGALI: A top executive from Rwanda’s central …

Researcher exposes Venmo privacy concerns

Venmo highlighted a number of ways users can protect their privacy after a researcher revealed …

Wirecard extends wearable payments to Germany

Consumers in Germany gained the ability to make contactless payments from their Garmin smartwatches, as …

Mada Pay app brings NFC payments to Saudi Arabia

Visa announced it is working with mada, Saudi Arabia’s national payment system, to build a …

Safaricom eyes Ethiopia for mobile money expansion

Ethiopia was tipped as an expansion target for Safaricom’s m-Pesa mobile money service, as Reuters …

Airtel Payments Bank cleared to open new accounts

The Reserve Bank of India gave the green light to Airtel Payments Bank to commence …

Google adds P2P payments to Android app

Google rolled peer-to-peer (P2P) payments into its Google Pay app in the US, marking the …

Uganda blunts controversial mobile money tax

Uganda’s government backtracked on part of its newly introduced mobile money tax by removing the …

Alibaba, Tencent face m-payment rule hit

A decision by the Chinese government requiring mobile payment providers to deposit all prepaid funds …

Tech-fuelled financial revolution threatens traditional players

LIVE FROM MWC SHANGHAI 2018: Ali Naseer, chief corporate and regulatory affairs officer at Pakistan …