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Mobile Money: Africa's New Way to Pay (VOA On Assignment Feb. 7, 2014)i
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February 07, 2014 1:55 PM
VOA English to Africa reporter Paul Ndiho joins On Assignment's Alex Villarreal to discuss his reporting from his home country of Uganda on the growth of mobile money. The services, allowing people to pay bills and make purchases using accounts linked to their mobile phones, have become popular across Africa.

Mobile Money: Africa's New Way to Pay (VOA On Assignment Feb. 7, 2014)

Published February 07, 2014

VOA English to Africa reporter Paul Ndiho joins On Assignment's Alex Villarreal to discuss his reporting from his home country of Uganda on the growth of mobile money. The services, allowing people to pay bills and make purchases using accounts linked to their mobile phones, have become popular across Africa.

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