Tuesday
July 16
2019

Two Companies Approved To Run South Sudan’s First Mobile Money Platform, m-Gurush

By Francis Muli

South Sudan has launched its first mobile phone-based money transfer service, m-Gurush.

m-Gurush is a short form for mobile-Gurush, where gurush is the Arabic name for money.

Theventure is a joint partnership between South Sudan’s Trinity Technologies Limited, a local tech firm, and Zain Telcoms South Sudan.

“The platform provides consumers with a robust offering of products that cuts across, Service Payments, Airtime top up and money transfer services.” said Mr Joseph Arinaitwe, Trinity Technologies Vice President.

Photo courtesy of Simon Berry.

Source: Kahawa Tungu (link opens in a new window)

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Finance, Technology
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