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M-banking turns cashiers into tellers

South Africa’s cellular operators have been trying for years to crack the mobile commerce code, but haven’t been able to repeat the successes they’ve had in countries such as Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. MTN, working with Pick n Pay, may just have found the key to success at

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‘Bank without a bank’ from MTN, Pick n Pay

In a move that will be regarded as a direct challenge to South Africa’s big banks, retailer Pick n Pay and mobile operator MTN have taken the wraps off a new, low-cost banking solution and free money transfer service that will be offered to consumers who sign up for a

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MTN SA launches Visa payments card

MTN South Africa said on Monday that it has launched a Visa card for Mobile Money users, allowing them to pay for goods and services. They can also use the card to withdraw money from any ATM. TechCentral reported in November last year that MTN was in talks with Visa to make available a Mobile Money card