Published : Oct 22, 2012
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Despite apparent resistance in the Global North, mobile payment systems such as Kenya’s M-Pesa are providing secure cashless monetary transactions. With the service rolling out across Africa, the system opens up the market for the millions of people with mobile phones but lacking access to traditional banking outlets. Providers such as Square are slowly improving the situation, but the North continues to lag.