Tag: M-Pesa

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MVNOs: Where Telcos And Digital Finance Converge?

Mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) have been around for almost three decades. Initially conceived as a way for
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Senegal: Turtle Or Hare Of West Africa DFC?

Senegal has long occupied a special place in Francophone West Africa. Home to the historical capital of the
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Sex Work: Safety In Digital?

Humanity’s oldest profession has gone digital. Facing legal perils and issues in safety, health and lack of
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Digital Loans: A Wild Wild West?

When a disruptive new technology enters the market, it’s predictable what comes next: chaos. Without prior regulations
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Impact Investing: From Microfinance To Fintech

Impact investing, or an investment strategy that weighs both financial and social returns at least somewhat equally, has
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Pensions Make Perfect: Roping In The Informal Economy

As melodramatic as it may sound, the slow extinction of the joint family, a system historically favored by
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Mobile Money And The Curse Of Dormant Accounts

It is a curse that has rattled formal financial service providers both big and small, from players with
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The Winners And Losers in Mobile Money

When the GSMA released the 2016 mobile money 'State of the Industry Report' at Mobile World
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Third Time's Not A Charm: M-PESA's South African Flop

When Vodacom relaunched M-PESA in South Africa two years ago, some questioned the wisdom of yet another relaunch
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Is Interoperability Inevitable in Mobile Money?

One of the lessons taken from the massive shake-up that Apple brought to the payments world in developed
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The Missing Link For Merchants In Mobile Money

In MFS, moving mobile money beyond P2P transfers remains both the Holy Grail and the “chicken-and-egg” conundrum. P2P
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Skin SIM Technology: A Serious Challenge For Safaricom?

A technological innovation that was developed in China nearly a decade ago but gained little traction elsewhere is
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Using M-Pesa “Rails” To Enhance Healthcare Access

Of the three billion people who live on less than the equivalent of $2 per day, one billion
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