Mobile Money Payments In Africa

Mobile money payments have transformed how people transact in Africa, especially in rural areas with limited access to traditional banking services. In this article, we’ll delve deeper into the concept of mobile money payments, the top mobile money services available in the region, how it drives financial inclusion in Africa, and how businesses can benefit […]

Web-Based Payment Solutions Will Boost Financial Inclusion – AZA Finance

Speaking with the Business & Financial Times (B&FT) Ghana, CEO of AZA Finance, Elizabeth Rossiello discusses how moving away from telco-operated platforms to web-based payment solutions will be better for customers and the continent. Web-based payment solutions will eliminate geographical barriers, cause payment services to be more efficient and low-cost, and Africa as a continent […]

Mobile Money Services In West Africa

In most sub-Saharan African nations, mobile money has been adopted by individuals as their go-to financial avenue. Mobile money is mainly used by individuals, but increasingly by businesses as well, as a deposit holder for transactional purposes. In this blog, we’ll present the evolving landscape of mobile money services in the West African Economic and […]

Mobile Money In Ghana

It’s absolutely not surprising that mobile payments have gained popularity in Ghana as it is a mobile-first market that boasts of more mobile phones than people, and according to KPMG, an estimated 37 million mobile phone subscribers serve its population of 31 million. These mobile devices are powered by different telecommunications network provider that allows […]

Asian Expansion & Pan-Africanism at HK Fintech Week

Why fintechs had to build infrastructure to unify pan-African payments Why trade finance is still a problem in Africa, and how fintechs are solving it What Asia can learn from African fintechs Out of the world’s 100 top Fintech’s, 34 of them come from Asia. From China’s Ant Financial to Southeast Asia’s GoJek, it makes […]

Can Coronavirus Cause Mobile Money Growth in West Africa?

Electronic payments have been a primary driver of economic growth in West Africa, with Ghana being considered as the fastest-growing mobile money markets in the continent. Mobile money trends indicate a greater than 45% increase in mobile money transactions in 2019.  This is mainly because of the stable penetration rate of mobile phones in the […]