Zeepay secures Mobile Money licence in Gambia

Zeepay, the African fintech leader in the mobile money space, has received regula­tory approval to bring its revo­lutionary mobile money services to Gambia, making it the fourth country alongside Ghana, Zambia, and Ivory Coast.

This marks another significant milestone as it continues to dis­rupt the traditional financial ser­vices sector and bring innovative and accessible financial solutions to Africa.

With its award-winning fintech platform, Zeepay is transform­ing the way Gambians send and receive money, both domestically and internationally.

The company’s partnership with MoneyGram, a global provid­er of money transfer and financial services, will enable Gambians to receive money directly into their Zeepay wallet and send money to over 150 countries, making cross-border transactions easier and more convenient than ever before.

“Zeepay’s mission is to bring financial services to underserved communities, and we are thrilled to bring our cutting-edge mobile money solutions to Gambia and further drive financial inclusion for all,” said Andrew Takyi-Appiah, founder of Zeepay, in a statement issued in Acrra yesterday.

“Our innovative fintech platform opens up the local market and creates interoperability between wallet-to-bank and bank-to-wallet transactions, making financial services accessible to everyone,” he said.

Mr Takyi-Appiah said the rapid growth of Zeepay was a testa­ment to the company’s innova­tive partnerships and the tenacity of its founder.

He said despite global economic challenges, Zeepay remained focused on its mission of bringing financial services to communities that have been left behind by traditional financial institutions.

“We are moving forward, and we look forward to entering even more markets in 2023,” Mr Kwesi Yankey, Board Chairman, said.

At a time when Africa is focusing on the integration of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement and financial inclusion, Zeepay’s entry into the Gambian market is a welcoming development.

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