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Fintech in Ghana: Financial inclusion and the drive towards a cashless economy

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Financial Technology, widely known by the moniker 'FinTech', is the application of technology in delivering financial products and services to clients or customers. While technology on its own was nothing new...
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MTN partners Western Union for customers to receive international money transfers directly into mobile...

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MTN mobile money users can now receive international money transfers right into their mobile money wallets. This is possible as the company has partnered with Western Union, a leader in cross-border/cross-currency...
MTN Mobile Money API: Fostering innovation in Ghana's FinTech ecosystem

MTN Mobile Money API: Fostering innovation in Ghana’s FinTech ecosystem

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Not so long ago, MTN celebrated a decade of its industry revolutionizing Mobile Money (MoMo) financial platform. And it wasn't long after that when developers were excited to learn that the...

GCB now has its own mobile money platform called G-Money

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Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) has finally launched the electronic money platform we reported late last month. This new mobile money platform is called G-Money. The service is scheduled to go live...
A decade of MTN Mobile Money: Innovation that transformed the payments ecosystem

10 years of MTN Mobile Money: Innovation that transformed the payments ecosystem

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A little under a decade ago, in 2010, Ghanaians were thrilled when a well-scripted commercial in which an elderly rural dwelling woman excitedly exclaiming "mensa aka oo, mensa aka!"; Twi words...
Western Union moves money into AirtelTigo Money wallets for Ghanaians

Western Union moves money into AirtelTigo Money wallets for Ghanaians

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Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, has collaborated with AirtelTigo Money (ATM) to enable Ghanaians to receive international money transfers through Western Union directly into AirtelTigo...
G-Money: 5 Strong reasons why you'd want to sign up for an account

G-Money: 5 reasons you should sign up for an account

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GCB Bank's G-Money mobile wallet platform was launched earlier this year; becoming the first product of the sort to come from the banking industry of the financial sector. While it is...
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5 apps to send and receive money across all networks in Ghana

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The Fintech industry in Ghana is always striving to make payment and money transfer easier. I’ve compiled 5 apps that makes bills payment, sending and receiving of cash in Ghana convenient, much...
GCB's G-Money Mobile Wallet: An efficient 'financial assistant' for transactions

GCB’s G-Money Mobile Wallet: An efficient ‘financial assistant’ for MoMo transactions

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GCB Bank in January this year, 2020, launched the G-Money Mobile Wallet; an industry-first product that drew lots of attention on social media. G-Money, which is a fully interoperable service, is...
Ghana Commercial Bank can now issue “electronic money”

Ghana Commercial Bank can now issue “electronic money” as BoG gives approval

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Ghana Commercial Bank has now been given the green light by the Bank of Ghana (BoG) to issue electronic money. This is a transaction that is similar to the widely-known mobile...
OPay ready to expand into Ghana

Opera’s OPay ready to expand into Ghana

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OPay is one of the fastest-growing companies in Nigeria, which provides consumers with a wide range of services including mobile payments and transfers, ridesharing and food delivery. This child company of...
GCB G-Money wallet

GCB G-Money mobile wallet to be launched on Jan 30

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The GCB G-Money mobile wallet announced last year is officially going to see the light by the end of this month. The new financial service from the Ghana Commercial Bank is...
Standard Chartered Bank launches a complete digital banking app for mobile — SC mobile app

Standard Chartered Bank launches a complete digital banking mobile app — SC mobile app

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Ghana’s chapter of the Standard Chartered Bank has officially launched a complete digital banking for mobile by introducing their mobile app — Standard Chartered Mobile. This is a step in fulfilling...
Five factors to impact fintech cybersecurity

Fintech threat predictions for 2020

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See Fintech threat predictions for 2020: 1. Fintech is under attack: Mobile investment applications are becoming more popular nowadays. Cybercriminals will target this trend in 2020 and not all these apps have...
Ghanaian fintech and mobile money operators to obtain a license before June 2020

Ghanaian fintech and mobile money operators to obtain a license before June 2020

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From now, Ghanaian fintech startups, as well as mobile money operators, would need to go and acquire an operational license. The license is to be obtained from the Bank of Ghana. This...
Korba universal shortcode

Korba has introduced a universal shortcode for all networks in Ghana

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Telecom subscribers in Ghana can now access their USSD services via a universal shortcode. This universal shortcode has been launched by Korba, a Ghanaian fintech startup that is run by Halges...
COVID-19: The surprise catalyst in the push for a cashless economy and society

COVID-19: A surprise catalyst in the drive for a cashless economy and society

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The coronavirus disease, COVID-19, has disrupted life in a manner that the world hasn't witnessed in quite some time. When all's been said and done, one thing we can rest assured...
AlexPay

AlexPay: This Fintech app allows you to do more than sending and receiving money

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The main function of all Fintech apps is to facilitate the movement of money via digital platforms; thus, sending and receiving money. If you have used any fintech app, you would...
Ghana to have Universal QR Code payment system

Ghana to have a “Universal QR Code” payment system in December

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From December this year, Ghana will have a “Universal QR Code” system, according to the government. This system is going to be a way of making payments electronically in the country. Vice President...
GTBank Best Digital Bank of the year

These are the initiatives that made GTBank Best Digital Bank of the Year

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The International Center for Strategic Alliances (ICSA) has given GTBank “Best Digital Bank of the Year” award for the bank using financial tech innovations to provide its customers smooth and easy...