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African Money Transfer App NALA Launches in European Union

The launch adds 19 new European nations to NALA’s list of send markets. The NALA EU expansion also revealed integrations with both Apple and Google Pay.

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El Salvador Bitcoin Transfers Soar, but Still a Fraction of Dollar Remittances

Small transfers of bitcoin to El Salvador jumped over four-fold in May from a year ago but still represent a small amount when compared to remittances sent in dollars.

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Kenya: Remittances to Kenya Resist COVID-19

The increase in remittances comes despite the impact of the pandemic on wages and employment across the world.

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IGAD and UNCDF Announce Agreement to Formalize, Enhance Regional Remittance Flows

Technical assistance collaboration will review relevant policies and regulations, promote cross-border coordination to shift remittances into safer, more transparent formal channels.

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Google Pay Enables Remittances, With Plans for Global Expansion

The app now allows users based in the United States to send money to GPay users in India and Singapore.

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Fight Against India's COVID-19 Second Wave: UAE Firms Waive Charges on Remittances

Money transfer companies in the UAE are trying to contribute in their own way to fight the COVID-19 pandemic situation in India by waiving charges to funds being transferred to India’s PM Cares Fund and Kerala Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund

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Central Bank of Kenya Releases New Data on the Importance of Remittances

Remittances in March 2021 amounted to $290.8 million, compared to $228.8 million in March 2020, an increase of 27.1 percent.

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MoneyGram Advances Mobile Wallet Capabilities with Five-Year Extension to Ooredoo Qatar Partnership

Renewal enables MoneyGram and Ooredoo customers to continue to send money in near real-time to family and friends through Ooredoo Money Wallet.

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High Cost, Waiting Time Associated With Remittances Big Concern Among Malaysians, Survey Shows

These findings were from a survey to better understand how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the remittance habits of those living in Malaysia.

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Mexicans in U.S. Sent Record Remittances Despite Covid-19 Pandemic

Unexpected surge in amounts forwarded home shows resilience in U.S. construction and agriculture.