Fintech ImaliPay partners with Cellulant to drive gig workers’ financial inclusion

KENYA – ImaliPay, the one-stop financial platform for Africa’s gig workers, has partnered with pan-African payments company Cellulant for its payments infrastructure and solutions in Kenya and Nigeria. The ease of making and receiving payments for freelancers will be greatly improved through this partnership and will change the way gig workers experience making payments and the partnership will further drive financial inclusion by allowing ImaliPay users to access financial services quicker through Cellulant’s payment rails. Sanmi Akinmusire, Co-founder and COO of ImaliPay said that: “Most of the financial services provided today…

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Fish distributor Lake Harvest Zambia introduces mobile payment option in its outlets

ZAMBIA – Cellulant, a leading Pan-African payments company, has partnered with one of Zambia’s leading fish distributors, Lake Harvest to enable mobile payments in all their outlets through the Tingg one-stop digital payment platform. As consumer purchasing habits evolve, Lake Harvest has placed importance on accepting all forms of mobile money to give its customers a seamless payment experience. Lake Harvest highlighted that this was necessitated by demand from their customers who kept requesting easier ways to pay for their goods that didn’t involve the hassle of withdrawing cash from…

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Cellulant confirms Akshay Grover as Chief Executive Officer

KENYA – Fintech company Cellulant has announced that acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Akshay Grover, has been appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer and Director of Cellulant with effect from 1 October 2021. The appointment follows an executive search process following the announcement in January 2021 by then Group Chief Executive Officer Ken Njoroge of his intention to transition from his position. Akshay has been serving in an acting capacity since April 2021. “We are delighted to appoint an executive of Akshay’s calibre and experience to the role,” said Cellulant…

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Cellulant partners GAINDE 2000 to offer technology infrastructure and payments solutions

SENEGAL – Cellulant, a Pan-African technology company, has entered into a 5-year partnership with Senegal based GAINDE 2000 to offer an end-to-end Pan-African technology infrastructure and payments solutions for trade, revenue & tax collection for governments and multinational companies. GAINDE shall bundle its e-government solutions with Cellulant’s payments solutions offering the most comprehensive regional end to end technology and payments solution. This partnership will offer a digital payments platform that will help governments improve their trade environment and meet the challenges of payments & modern customs administration through reduction of…

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Fintech company Cellulant launches digital payments platform for seamless payments

GHANA – Cellulant, a leading Pan-African technology company whose payments gateway powers and organises Africa’s Marketplace, has announced the launch of Tingg, a digital payments platform enabling businesses and their consumers in Ghana to accept and make payments seamlessly. The announcement comes after the Central Bank of Ghana issued Cellulant a Payment Services Provider (PSP) License. The PSP License allows Cellulant to aggregate merchant services, process financial services, acquire merchants; deploy POS systems, and aggregate payments for banks, institutions, and the general public. The license is a requirement under the…

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Link Commerce and Cellulant partner to avail digital payment options for easier purchases from global retailers

AFRICA – Pan-African payments company Cellulant, has partnered with Link Commerce, a turn-key B2B eCommerce platform, to avail relevant digital payment options to consumers in Africa; making it possible to purchase goods directly from global retailers online. The number of online shoppers in Africa has surged annually by 18% since 2014, according to a report by UNCTAD and as of 2019, the number of digital buyers in Africa experienced an increase to 233 million. The number of e-commerce users in the continent was projected to grow significantly in the next…

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Cellulant gets nod to become payment solution service provider in Tanzania

TANZANIA – Digital payments company Cellulant, has been given an approval by the Bank of Tanzania (BOT) to operate as a Payment Solution Service Provider having satisfied all the necessary requirements. Payment Solution Service Providers make up the underlying e-Payment infrastructure in Tanzania and Banks, Online Merchants, payment processors, merchants, state governments, and consumers connect to PSSPs to meet their digital payment needs. This approval makes Cellulant one of the top Payment Solution Service Providers (PSSP) in Tanzania endorsed by the BOT to provide digital payments solutions across the nation.…

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Cellulant introduces digital payments platform Tingg in Zambia

ZAMBIA – In a bid to foster growth for both the formal and informal sector in Zambia, Pan-African payments business Cellulant has rolled out Tingg, a digital payments platform enabling businesses and their consumers to accept and make payments seamlessly. Payment technology over the years has completely transformed how retailers operate as approximately thirty years ago, most retailers across Africa did not accept credit cards, and mobile money was still an idea but over the past decade and a half, mobile money has transformed how African consumers access and use…

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Cellulant unveils new identity, commits to accelerating payments digitization in Africa

KENYA – Cellulant, a leading Pan-African payments company has unveiled its new brand identity and affirmed its commitment to partner with global, regional and local businesses to accelerate Payments’ digitisation across Africa.Over the last couple of years, Cellulant has evolved to become more than just a business but an idea and belief that Africa should build Africa’s future. “Refreshing our brand identity is both an acknowledgement of a new chapter as a business but also an affirmation that our mission and commitment to Africa still stands. Cellulant continues to be…

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Kenya’s payments firm Cellulant launches its platform for SMEs and large businesses in Nigeria

NIGERIA – Cellulant, the Kenyan-based payments firm has rolled out a new digital payment platform for SMEs and large businesses in Nigeria. The company has unified its offering into Tinng, a digital payments platform enabling businesses to seamlessly accept payments from their customers conveniently and affordably. Tingg aims to boost growth for businesses by standardizing the payment experience for the end-user and simplifies the tools and processes for a merchant to manage their collections. Tinng was launched back in 2019. The all-in-one, multi-functional consumer super app lets users pay for…

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