Transfast enters tight remmitence market

Transfast enters tight remmitence market

Transfast, an online and mobile phone cross-border money transfer service, has launched a new electronic banking service that allows Africans in the Diaspora to send money via direct bank deposits. Transfast’s propitiatory payout network, believed to be the largest in Africa, delivers remittances directly from a sender’s bank account to a receiver at partner banks across 23 African countries within 24 hours. The company said the electronic bank-to-bank transfer system is efficient, and more cost…

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5 health care startups saving African lives

5 health care startups saving African lives

U-Report -Zambia Every hour, about three Zambian youth aged 15-24 years old get infected with HIV. Young people are more vulnerable when they have limited comprehensive HIV prevention information, are not equipped with life skills and do not utilize HIV high impact prevention services such as condoms, male circumcision, HIV testing and treatment. Zambia U-Report platform provides confidential, free of charge, individualized and interactive counseling services on HIV and STIs to adolescents and youth. Of…

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