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Western Union Services Now Active in the UK, Despite EU Referendum Vote

Leader in global payments, Western Union Corp. announced all Western Union consumer and business solutions services are active in the United Kingdom (UK), irrespective of EU Membership Referendum vote, or currency volatility. Western...

Mobile Money without borders; Remittance growing big in the ecosystem

The mobile money industry continues to grow globally, with more than 270 live mobile money services in 93 countries. In Uganda, the amount of money transacted through mobile money by December 2015 was UGx....

Is a cashless society nearer than we think?

Most people think of a cashless society is something that is way off in the distant future.  Unfortunately, that is simply not the case. The truth is that a cashless society...

The Future of Transactions: Mobile Money Merchant Payments

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...
PayPal Inc. to discontinue its mobile applications on BlackBerry, Amazon Fire, and Windows Phone devices effective of 30th June, 2016.

PayPal To Shutter BlackBerry, Amazon Fire, And Windows Phone Apps

Global online payments system company, PayPal Inc. has announced that it will be discontinuing its mobile applications on BlackBerry, Amazon Fire, and Windows Phone devices effective of 30th June, 2016. PayPal customers...

Meet the Payment Gateway that Could Become Uganda’s First Mobile Pocket-Bank and Marketplace

About a month ago, I became regular contributor to PC Tech Magazine – meaning that I would frequently write features for the magazine in return for a certain remuneration. Taking into account...
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