14 May 2019
The Bank of Zambia is working on a project to link up all mobile money service providers across the country.
It is being carried out in collaboration with the Zambia Electronic Clearing House Limited (ZECHL) and implemented under the National Financial Switch (NFS), an electronic platform which will link all mobile money operators to increase financial inclusion among the over 60 per cent unbanked Zambian nationals.
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06 March 2019
Modernising regulation and policy reform will be crucial to boosting Nigeria’s digital economy and boosting mobile broadband penetration, according to the GSMA.
Speaking after an event held in conjunction with the Nigerian Communications Commission at the end of last November, the GSMA’s sub-Saharan Africa head Akinwale Goodluck said: “For Nigeria to take full advantage of the next phase of its digital transformation, it’s vital that collaboration between industry and government enables the right policy environment for millions to benefit from ultra-fast mobile broadband.
“If policies don’t keep pace with the needs of society and technological innovation, there is a risk that citizens will be left behind and productivity and competitiveness will suffer.”Find out more