Learn about the payments landscape in the Africa region.
Mobile money is a key payment method in Ghana, a region with more cellphones than people.
Card adoption in Ivory Coast is on the rise, with Visa-branded cards offered by all of the country's major banks.
Kenya is a mobile payments mecca. The home of M-Pesa, the country boasts mobile penetration of 90%.
Once a cash-driven economy, Mozambique now boasts 176 mobile money outlets per 1000 adults.
Nigeria has Africa's largest economy, and card penetration is higher than in neighboring countries.
32% of Senegal's population has a mobile money account with further goals to increase adoption and welcome more people into the formal economy.
40% of Tanzanians like to pay using mobile network operator (MNO) payment methods like M-Pesa.
Ugandan financial institutions are working to combine traditional banking products with mobile money services to bring more of its population into the formal economy.
Zambia was an early adopter of mobile money, but cash still dominates the payments landscape.
Zimbabwe's high mobile penetration rate is leading banks and MNOs to invest heavily in digital payments.
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