Ghana's regulator at crossroads over 4G spectrum

At a regulatory
crossroads

Ghana contemplates
4G spectrum.

Tuesday, Nov 20th

M-Pesa, PayPal, TransferTo collaborate to boost Kenya's e-commerce market

M-Pesa, PayPal, TransferTo collaborate to boost Kenya's e-commerce market

Consumers, merchants expected to benefit directly from the industry alliance.

Data costs holding back full adoption of banking apps

Data costs holding back full adoption of banking apps

Barclays Africa exec anticipates an uptake when data costs are reduced and the general perception of high data costs on the continent is addressed.

M-KOPA Solar secures latest funding round

M-KOPA Solar secures latest funding round

Amount undisclosed, but includes a first ever investment from FinDev Canada, which has put in US$10 million.

'Kenya's digital payment system is too fragmented'

'Kenya's digital payment system is too fragmented'

Operators, tech vendors and retailers urged to cooperate to improve user experience.

Airtel Zambia leading race for Zambia's mobile money space

Airtel Zambia leading race for Zambia's mobile money space

Competition between operators on the rise as mobile money takes root.

Africa well positioned to exploit ecommerce growth

Africa well positioned to exploit ecommerce growth

DHL VP urges more businesses on the continent to embrace the disruptive technology.

Kenya's Mondo Ride aggressive on Africa expansion

Kenya's Mondo Ride aggressive on Africa expansion

Ride-hailing app looks to enter three more cities before mid-2018.

Mobile money still rides on cash in African markets

Mobile money still rides on cash in African markets

Research by McKinsey & Company advocates partnerships with banks, internet companies to eventually 'weed out' the cash component.

Mastercard to pilot Messenger bot for small businesses in Nigeria

Mastercard to pilot Messenger bot for small businesses in Nigeria

Company makes announcement at Mobile World Congress.

SA leads online purchases in Africa: PayPal

SA leads online purchases in Africa: PayPal

Firm exec expects country's 2018 spending to reach R63 billion.

Africa's operators lean towards regional interoperability

Africa's operators lean towards regional interoperability

The most notable mobile money interoperability corridors are prevalent in East and Central Africa as well as between Zimbabwe and South Africa.