Posts Tagged ‘Tanzania’

Bitcoin: ‘Mobile money not the only other option in Sub Saharan Africa’

Mobile money platforms may have taken root in Sub Saharan Africa but they are not the only innovation disrupting the financial services sector in the region, with new technology based finance platforms also seeing rising uptake, experts say. Accounts held with mobile money platforms now outnumber accounts held with banks in countries such as Tanzania, […]

Africa Tech Trends: Cross-border remittances set to get easier in East Africa

Cross-border remittances set to get easier in East Africa Pan-African operator Bharti Airtel, which has operations in 20 African and Asian countries, is set to launch the pilot phase of a cross-border money transfer product in East Africa on 1 November. The initiative is the first of its kind in Africa, and will allow Airtel […]

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 […]