MoneyGram partners Zeepay
The MoneyGram-to-Mobile wallet service will also allow customers to send their remittances directly into any mobile wallet in Ghana.
The service is available on all domestic mobile money wallet platforms –MTN Mobile Money, Vodafone Cash and Aitrel-Tigo Mobile Money Wallet- as well as the Zeepay wallets.
The two companies have subsequently signed an agreement to officially launch the service in Ghana. The Head of MoneyGram, Africa, Mr John Gely, signed on behalf of his company, while the Managing Director of Zeepay Ghana Limited, MrAndrew Takyi-Appiah, initialled on behalf of Zeepay.
Mr Andrew Takyi-Appiah said the partnership was in response to the growing dominance of technology in various facets of life to help improve last mile access and to promote financial inclusion in the country.
He said the new channel would also help drive down the cost of remitting money to Ghana, providing an easier and accessible platform to extend mobile financial services.