An attempt to prevent fraud in Ghana's burgeoning mobile money sector could be a setback for access to financial services.
South Africa needs some serious structural reforms before its moribund economy can come to life.
Stringent restrictions could stifle innovation among mobile money operators and hinder access to financial services.
Mobile loan platforms have given Kenyans access to easy loans, but they come at a high price.
Plenty of Western officials and media outlets have criticized Libra – but it's not meant for them.
Mobile money transfers have become the norm in Somalia. Transactions total as much as $2.7bn a month.
Innovation in small-scale solar systems and mobile money systems is giving people in sub-Saharan Africa access to electricity at a lower cost than diesel or kerosene.
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M-PESA was launched nearly a decade ago in Kenya. New evidence suggests that the mobile money banking system has helped reduced poverty levels, particularly in households headed by women.