MoneyGram and GT Bank, on Thursday announced the launch of MoneyGram’s receive services across the GT Bank network. This service will be available through MoneyGram’s cash to account service. MoneyGram CEO Alex Holmes and GT Bank general manager, operations division, Tayo Asupoto made the announcement during a signing launch ceremony at...
The 2016 Remittance & MobileMoney Expo holding in Lagos-Nigeria in February will focus on disruptions in the remittance industry: the new opportunities for Africa and transiting to digital remittances: lessons learned and market opportunities, organizers have said. This year’s edition will be the 6th in the series of the conference,...
Samsung Electronics has invested over KSh85 million (US$980,000) to open its seventh outlet in Kenya at the Galleria shopping mall, as it moves to deepen its retail capacity in the country. The store joins six other brand shops located at Junction Mall, Westgate Mall, Thika Road Mall, Ridgeways Mall, Tom...
Merchant payments add a significant use case for mobile money in developing countries by enabling customers to pay for goods and services from their mobile wallets. Across the developed world, cards and NFC enabled POSs are being used to pay for everyday purchases, but the question remains if mobile...
This is a guest post from Jeff Bullas. When I started as a blogger I had no spare cash to buy advertising or even for investing in a professional web design for my blog. In fact the credit card company had my number on speed dial! All I had was passion,...
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei launched a Windows smartphone tailored for and exclusively available in Africa. The device, a customized version of the Huawei Ascend W1, was created in partnership with Microsoft as part of its new 4Afrika initiative. Prices have not yet been announced, but Gustavo Fuchs, director of the Microsoft Windows Phone division in...
MTN on Sunday 21st, October 2018 turned 20 years of it’s existence as a multi-telecom company in Uganda since its official launch on 21st October, 1998 - when H.E the President of Uganda; Yoweri Kaguta Museveni made the first call on the network to the late Nelson Mandela. Since its birth in Uganda,...
If you used mobile apps more often last year than in any previous year, you're not alone. Mobile-app use increased 115% in 2013, according to Flurry Analytics. The largest surge was in use of messaging and social apps, up 203% in 2013. News and magazine apps saw the smallest increase...

olineThe thought of buying and selling shares for the first time can be a daunting prospect.

For the absolute novice, it probably conjures up all sorts of images: the hectic dealing room full of frantic bankers barking down and surrounded by flashing screens.

Startup platform AngelList has acquired Product Hunt, the popular website for finding new apps and products. AngelList, whose main focuse has been on fundraising and recruiting for startups will most likely use Product Hunt to promote all the startup products on its platform. Product Hunt has previously been used to help...