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MoneyGram African agent network reaches 25,000 locations

17 February 2015  |  1953 views  |  0 Source: MoneyGram

MoneyGram, a leading global money transfer company, announces today that its agent network in Africa has now reached 25,000 locations, following a strategic expansion initiative across the continent.

Recent technology advances and new agent and sub-agent signings, including an agreement with the Mauritius Post Office to offer money transfer services at more than 100 locations, have contributed to achieving this company milestone.

"MoneyGram continues to grow throughout Africa as a result of forming strategic relationships with reputable companies, including banks, post offices and retailers, to bring added convenience and more choices for our customers," says Herve Chomel, MoneyGram's vice president of Africa. "Remittances are an important part of economic development and financial inclusion throughout the region and are integral to providing household essentials, education and healthcare in many countries. We are excited to be a part of the region's growth."

Consumers have access to MoneyGram's services in more than 50 African countries. In a series of recent successes, the company signed an agreement with First Bank of Nigeria's subsidiaries in Ghana, Sierra Leone, and the Gambia, and also renewed a master agreement with Standard Bank Group, one of Africa's top banks. MoneyGram's services are available at over 500 Standard Bank locations in South Africa and across 11 Southern and Eastern African countries.

MoneyGram is also implementing innovative self-service channels to make it more convenient for consumers living in Africa or abroad to obtain needed funds. The company recently announced an agreement with Safaricom that enables consumers in over 90 countries outside Kenya to send funds directly to nearly 20 million customers of M-PESA, Kenya's leading mobile wallet provider.

Distributed by APO (African Press Organization) on behalf of MoneyGram International, Inc. 

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