WorldRemit Debuts App That Tracks Money Transfers

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Global digital payment company WorldRemit has launched the WorldRemit Transfer Tracker mobile app to help recipients track their remittances, according to a press release. The app is currently available in Nigeria, India,...

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Liberia: Lonestar Cell MTN Mobile Money Partners With Worldremit On International Remittances

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Source: FrontPageAfrica (Monrovia) Monrovia — Lonestar Cell MTN, Liberia’s leading GSM and Mobile Financial Services company, has partnered with WorldRemit to make it possible for Mobile Money customers to...

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WorldRemit to Acquire Sendwave in $500 Million Payments Deal (1)

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WorldRemit Ltd., a U.K. online money transfer company, has agreed to buy Africa-focused, app-based remittance firm Sendwave as the global pandemic intensifies demand for digital banking. The cash and...

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Airtel Africa connects with WorldRemit to grow its money transfer business

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Airtel Africa, a telecommunications and mobile money services company, is scaling up its operations with the help of WorldRemit, a digital money transfer service provider, to broaden its instant...

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Apple acquires payment tech firm Mobeewave for $100m

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Apple has acquired Canadian payment technology company Mobeewave for approximately $100m, reported Bloomberg citing people familiar with the matter. The deal is intended to allow Apple to leverage Mobeewave...

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Airtel extends network with WorldRemit, to offer instant money transfers across Africa

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KAMPALA — Airtel Africa is scaling up its operations with WorldRemit, the global digital money transfer service that operates in over 50 send countries to over 150 receive countries....

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Airtel Africa partners Mukuru on cross-border money transfer

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Airtel Africa Plc and Mukuru, one of Africa’s largest remittance organisations, have announced a partnership that will enable Mukuru customers send cross-border transfers directly to Airtel Money customer wallets in...

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MTN Liberia Launches International Remittances Direct to Mobile Money Accounts

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By liberianobserver.com   Lonestar Cell MTN, one of Liberia’s leading GSM and Mobile Financial Services companies, announces that, as of August 3, 2020, Mobile Money customers can receive money...

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Covid-19 shows Africa must reduce dependence on personal remittances

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Personal remittances to Africa, which far outstrip foreign direct investment, have plummeted as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, severely undermining food security for the continent’s poor. The wages...

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96m Nigerians lack access to mobile money services, says central bank

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2 per cent of Nigeria’s adult population are financially served NIPOST can now operate Conditional Cash Transfer Over 267 thousand mobile money agents as of February 2020 By Charles...

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