‘Mobile Money’

Mobile Learning Growth Rate Highest in Africa

Africa has emerged the continent with the highest Mobile Learning growth rate in the world, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 38.9 percent,  according to a report dubbed “The 2012-2017 Africa Mobile Learning Market” published by Ambient Insight. The market analysis shows that revenues will grow more than five times to reach […]

8 African mobile money services that aren’t MPesa

No, I’m not going to talk about MPesa, you can read all about the Kenyan grandfather of mobile money here, here and here. Rather, let’s look at other key mobile money products across the rest of the continent, Read More

Is African Mobile Money Becoming Too Successful?

The developed nations continue to debate the best way of introducing mobile payments. In Africa, and in Kenya specifically, the use of mobile money is already well established. In fact it is doing so well that the World Bank has issued a warning about the way payments systems are developing and the threat of monopoly. […]

The story behind Kenya’s dominance in mobile money_ Imara Africa Securities team

Kenya has more cell phone subscriptions than adult citizens and more than 80% of those with a cell phone also use mobile money. The world has approximately 60m mobile money users and almost one in every three is a Kenyan. Half of all mobile money transactions are taking place in Kenya where annual transfers have […]