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  1. Mobile Money for Financial Inclusion: Policy and Regulatory Perspective in Zimbabwe

    Mobile Money for Financial Inclusion: Policy and Regulatory Perspective in Zimbabwe

    The introduction of mobile telephony and innovative technology in financial services is forcing regulators to re-evaluate their rules for financial service provision. Zimbabwe also adopted mobile financial service, and has realised rapid growth in mobile financial services. Inevitably, it has...
  2. The Mobile Phone as the Tool to Redefine Savings for the Poor: Evidence from Kenya

    The Mobile Phone as the Tool to Redefine Savings for the Poor: Evidence from Kenya

    Research conducted on the poor and their finances indicate that there is a need to develop financial instruments that specifically fit their needs. However, banks have not been able to provide such services, because the returns do not justify the...
  3. Integrated Marketing Communication and Technology Adoption: A Case of Safaricom's M-PESA Mobile Money Transfer Services in Kenya

    Integrated Marketing Communication and Technology Adoption: A Case of Safaricom's M-PESA Mobile Money Transfer Services in Kenya

    Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC) is an aggressive marketing plan that captures and uses an extensive amount of customer information in setting and tracking marketing strategy. This study sought to investigate the IMC strategies used with the M-PESA money transfer services...
  4. Mobile-based Verification in Anti-counterfeit Commodity Supply Chain Management Systems

    Mobile-based Verification in Anti-counterfeit Commodity Supply Chain Management Systems

    This article describes a proposed system that integrates a mobile-based solution to fight counterfeit products and uses the supply chain system to illustrate the solution. The system, referred to as the anti-counterfeit commodity supply chain management system, provides a network...
  5. Remittances, mobile phones and informality: Insights from Cameroon

    Remittances, mobile phones and informality: Insights from Cameroon

    Research on mobile phones abound. However, the use of the mobile phone as an informal value transfer mechanism has received little attention. This paper attempts to fill this lacuna in academic literature by focusing on the ‘why’ and ‘how’ of...
  6. Kenya’s Safaricom, Ceo Bob Collymore and M-Pesa: Extended Notes from Keynote Address

    Kenya’s Safaricom, Ceo Bob Collymore and M-Pesa: Extended Notes from Keynote Address

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Africa Journal of Management
    This article is an extension of the keynote address given by Safaricom’s chief executive officer (CEO) at the 2016 AFAM Conference. It provides details about Safaricom, Kenya’s leading mobile telecommunications corporation, Safaricom’s CEO, Mr. Collymore, and the iconic M-PESA mobile...
  7. Conceptual View of Mobile Business Models for Rural Consumers in India

    Conceptual View of Mobile Business Models for Rural Consumers in India

    Rendering value for users through mobile services is key for mobile business models anywhere. Through mobiles, for the first time ever, many public and private services have now reached poor households and communities. The demand for mobile applications is fast...
  8. New Technologies in Remittance Sending: Opportunities for mobile remittances in Africa

    New Technologies in Remittance Sending: Opportunities for mobile remittances in Africa

    Mobile remittances have a high development potential as they hold the promise of providing quick, easy and cheap money transfers. In Africa, mobile phone usage has increased sharply and mobile banking providers are extending their services, therefore offering opportunities for...
  9. Reconstructed Living Lab: supporting drug users and families through co-operative counselling using mobile phone technology

    Reconstructed Living Lab: supporting drug users and families through co-operative counselling using mobile phone technology

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: There is a recognised problem with drug taking in South Africa. In socially deprived areas immediate help for drug users and their families is a problem. As part of their work in a community in tension, Impact Direct Ministries...
  10. Spirit and society: in defence of a critical anthropology of religious life

    Spirit and society: in defence of a critical anthropology of religious life

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Anthropology Southern Africa
    According to recent criticisms, the critical anthropology of religious life in Africa, associated especially with the Comaroffs, has failed to take relations with invisible beings at face value. In this view, we should explore the social work that such relations...