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May 20, 2020

Mastercard aims to bring 1bn people into digital economy by 2025

The payments tech firm expands its financial inclusion efforts beyond the 500 million of the past five years, looking to bring a billion people into the digital economy.

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Mar 26, 2020

Mobile money accounts breach 1bn mark

2019 marked a major milestone for mobile money globally, with over one billion accounts and close to $2 billion in daily transactions, says GSMA.

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Dec 17, 2019

Mobile operators can boost financial inclusion

Despite a relatively low unbanked population, SA can unlock $2 billion in GDP by creating financial identities for the unbanked.

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What does the future hold for payments in SA?

Digital alternatives must be able to offer the same perceived benefits as their cash counterparts in order to successfully compete with them.

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Sep 17, 2019

Digital skills are Africa’s ticket to prosperity

If Africa wants to thrive amid all of the changes happening as a result of 4IR, it needs to boost digital skills, says SAP’s Cathy Smith.

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Apr 15, 2019

Cost-cutting key to financial inclusion in Africa

In order for banks across Africa to boost financial inclusion, they need to cut costs, says Absa CTO Andy Baker.

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Video: Bringing banking to the nation's fingertips

With Dimension Data's technology solutions, State Bank of India has made financial inclusion a reality for previously unbanked customers.

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WEF tackles financial inclusion

The World Economic Forum's new financial inclusion metrics will help the world's unbanked access digital payments, savings accounts and loans.

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Bank-telco distrust inhibits SA's financial inclusion

The egos among the institutions block them from forging mobile financial services partnerships, says FNB.

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Mar 6, 2015

Race to turn phones into bank books

Globally, an estimated 2.5?billion people don't have a bank account, but many own a cellphone.

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Size really does count

As soon as financial inclusion in Africa is measured and quantified, progress can be gauged.

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