Kenyans abroad are the biggest senders of mobile to mobile remittances

Transfers to mobile money accounts make up 93% of WorldRemit transactions to Kenya now – showing that Kenyans continue to be early adopters of innovative technology, even when abroad NAIROBI, Kenya, March 28, 2017/ — To mark the 10th anniversary of ground-breaking mobile money service M-PESA, WorldRemit ( has released new data showing that the […]


The Global Gig Economy and its Implications for African Digital Workers

Oxford Professor Mark Graham spells out the opportunities and challenges for African workers in the new digital world DAKAR, Senegal, March 25, 2017/ — Professor Graham, addressing the 4th UNI Africa Conference in Dakar, Senegal (, warned of the danger of ‘parasitic capitalism’ where digital companies give little back to the places where they are […]