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World Bank warns of sharp fall in remittances

The World Bank projected global remittances to plunge almost 20 per cent in 2020 due …

Africa needs regulatory overhaul to deliver digital goals

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 SERIES – AFRICA: Panellists from Ericsson, MTN Zambia and World …

World Bank’s CGAP urges urges money cooperation

VIDEO INTERVIEW: Mobile money in Africa is still not “at an efficient place around interoperability”, …

Interview: CGAP (World Bank) CEO

Greta Bull tells Mobile World Live how the World Bank’s CGAP (Consultative Group to Assist …

Mobile industry urged to be more involved in internet governance

LIVE FROM GSMA MOBILE 360 AFRICA, TANZANIA: US-based Internet Society (ISOC) said innovation around the internet has taken place largely around mobile, but the mobile industry isn’t as involved in policy making as it should be.

Virgin Mobile picks up Chilean funding

Virgin Mobile Latin America inked a funding agreement with IFC, a member of the World Bank, to support its Chilean operation.

World Bank’s new database shows three quarters of the world’s poor are unbanked

Three quarters of the world’s poor do not have a bank account, not only because …

Michael Joseph appointed World Bank advisor

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GSMA, IFC launch Community Power from Mobile initiative

The GSMA Development Fund has partnered with Lighting Africa, a joint IFC and World Bank programme, to launch the Community Power from Mobile (CPM) initiative

Facilitating Cross-Border Mobile Banking in Southern Africa

The use of mobile banking is an increasingly important component of national and regional economic development in Southern Africa. Mobile banking can help bring the large unbanked population into the formal financial sector.