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INSIGHT-Mobile money grows in Africa but hurdles remain

IT technician Mansour Diagne is one of the lucky few in Senegal to have a bank account, but when he needs to pay some bills or transfer cash to his sisters on the other side of the crowded capital Dakar, he reaches for his mobile phone....

APAC, Mobile Money

10 things bitcoin won’t tell you

What is the future of money? Whether they involve jangling coins, folding bills, swiping plastic or making a few simple clicks online, most of the ways people pay each other involve banks and national currency systems. So-called virtual or cryptocurrencies offer something different: decentralized payment networks that let people transfer money without middlemen. ...

Global, Mobile Money, Digital Currency, Bitcoin

Denmark heading towards cash-free future

The Danish 'krone' is losing out to bank cards and mobile payments...

EMEA, Mobile Money, Digital Currency

Kenya mobile money business heats up

NAIROBI, Kenya - Competition is heating up in Kenya’s mobile money sector with players engaged in schemes to outdo one another....

APAC, Mobile Money

Tim Green: 13 factoids for the bitcoin-curious

It's the 89th most popular topic on Wikipedia. But I promise that's not the source of my research... ...

Global, Mobile Money, Digital Currency, Bitcoin

Bitcoin Interest Rapidly Increases

While the use of Bitcoin may not presently be widely accepted like cash or electronic funds transfers, it is undeniable that the interest and market opportunities for Bitcoin are rapidly increasing....

Global, Mobile Money, Digital Currency, Bitcoin

South Africa’s cashless future relies on localisation, not innovation

South Africa’s perceived ‘failure to launch’ in respect to mobile money needs to be put into a global context. In the latest MasterCard Mobile Payments Readiness Index, only four countries – Singapore, Canada, the US and Kenya – score higher than 40 out of a possible 100....

Mobile Payments, APAC, Mobile Money

Kenya: Tanzania Ahead of Kenya in Use of Mobile Money

Tanzania is ahead of Kenya when it comes to mobile money use, despite the fact that Kenyans have been using mobile money solutions for 7 years....

APAC, Mobile Money

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