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Why I believe the US State Department is wrong about mobile money in Africa

Dare Okoudjou, MFS Africa

The US Department of State recently released a report that identified mobile money services as particularly susceptible to money laundering in Africa. It cites services like M-PESA and M-Shwari as “services [that] remain vulnerable to money laundering activities”.

Digiliti Money evaluates go forward strategy as founder quits and revenue falls

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US-based fintech Digiliti Money (formerly Cachet Financial Solutions) is pondering its future in the light of financial troubles and the resignation of its founder, chairman and CEO, Jeffrey Mack.

Mobile money could make Africa the new boss

Mobile money

Samsung Pay has officially launched in the UK, continuing the evolution of the digital economy, but does this technology have the potential to disrupt the global pecking order?

Mobile money: the state of play

Mobile money

With mobile money technology widely available, and so many citizens having access to a mobile phone, how many are actually banking in this way? What are the benefits available to them when using mobile money? And what does the future hold for this fintech innovation?

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