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Safe banking in the virtual money market

On the back of the digital transformation, the virtual money market has seen exponential growth and has changed the way that many people deal with money.  While it may be difficult to imagine a cashless society, it’s important to understand that money is merely an agreement to use something as a medium of exchange. The function and purpose of cash is, therefore, assigned by our cultural and social systems. read more

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Mobile Technologies to Fast Track Financial Transactions for the Unbanked in Asia

4th Annual Summit on Mobile Payments & Banking Greater Mekong/ Emerging Markets will be taking place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia from 12-13 June 2013. read more

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South Africa’s mobile money industry remains innovative and diverse

Mobile Money Africa returns to Johannesburg in May read more

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“What is incredibly exciting is the level of interest from banks in emerging markets.”

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First Mobile Money Africa Awards to honour industry’s most innovative projects and companies

Mobile Money Africa returns to Johannesburg in May read more

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Standard Bank and SAP Bring Mobile Banking to Over Half a Million “Flip-Phone” Customers in South Africa via SAP® Mobile Platform

Standard Bank’s New Mobile AccessAccount Reaches Low Income Individuals, Allowing Them to Open Bank Account Through Their Phones read more

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Financial Services Companies Will Spend $1 Trillion on Telecommunications Services and Equipment Over The Next Five Years, Says Insight Research

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Jan., 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The global financial services industry is expected to spend just over one trillion dollars over the next five years on telecommunications services and equipment, says a new market analysis report from The Insight Research Corporation.  According to the new market study, spending on telecommunications by Wall Street companies, banks, insurance companies and others in the global financial sector is expected increase at compounded rate of 9.9 percent, growing from $135 billion in 2012 to $217 billion in 2017. read more

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CO-OP BANK SIGNS IFC LOAN WORTH US$ 60 MILLION

IFC Director for East and Southern Africa Mr. Oumar Seydi (left) presents the signed loan agreement to Dr. Gideon Muriuki CEO and Group Managing Director of Co-operative Bank of Kenya, as Aida Kimemia Country Manager, IFC (centre) looks on. read more

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Standard Bank South Africa keeps pricing as is for second year

Standard Bank South Africa will for the second year in a row not increase its pricing structure for personal banking transactional customers. Pricing changes usually come into effect on 1 January every year. read more

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African Mobile Banking sector shows great promise

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Malawi: Airtel committed to bring banking services to rural communities

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South African online retail industry on the move

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Africa – Mobile Broadband, Data and Mobile Media Market

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Mobile Banking Has Tripled in Two Years According to SWACHA Survey

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