E-commerce adoption up but security concerns linger

December 21, 2017 5:29 am127 comments
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JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH African consumers are becoming increasingly comfortable making online purchases but safety and security remain a major factor in the adoption of digital payments and e-commerce. This is according to a new report released today by Visa, which indicated a growing number of shoppers are going online to buy […]

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Mobile money deal drives Africa financial inclusion

December 14, 2017 6:14 pm16 comments

JOHANNESBURG – XPRESS Money, the money transfer brand, has teamed with technology company, Huawei, to drive mobile money services to the world’s unbanked populations, especially in Africa. The partnership will give the globally respected remittance firm access to Huawei’s mobile money service platform, which has over 100 million mobile money accounts globally. […]

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Funds sought to revive war-torn DRC ICT sector

December 6, 2017 9:09 am0 comments
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KINSHASA – AT least US$1,4 million is required to provide shared information and communications technology (ICT) services in the explosive regions of the anarchic Democratic Republic of Congo. Among the most restless areas in the Central African country include the Kasai, South Kivu and Tanganyika regions. The Emergency Telecommunications Cluster […]

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