CEO Orange Money, Seabelo Pilane
CEO Orange Money, Seabelo PilaneSource: Orange Botswana

Orange Money Expands Reach through International Money Transfer

15 October 2020

  • Orange Money International Money Transfer continues to open new corridors in Africa with numerous countries

  • Orange Money is committed to driving enhanced financial inclusion to bridge the financial gap by leading the market in the delivery of relevant and innovative products

GABORONE - Orange Money continues to develop its International Money Transfer service by introducing new corridors and connections in Africa; helping to bridge the financial gap and making financial services easily and more conveniently available to everyone that may wish to send or receive money outside of Botswana.

International Money transfers are offered in a safe, reliable, instant and affordable way. Customers can now transact through the following connections:

Sending & Receiving Money: Kenya (Safricom MPESA), Zambia (MTN Money), Ghana (MTN Money), Uganda (Airtel Money & MTN Money)

Receiving Only: South Africa (Mama Money and Hello Paisa)

Sending Only: Zimbabwe (EcoCash), Malawi (Airtel Money), & Nigeria (Paga)

Access to the International Money Transfer service is readily available on the Orange Money USSD menu of *145# and it gives registered customers a view of all related fees and amount before approving the transfers.

“We are incredibly proud to be Botswana’s first International Money Transfer service delivered by a mobile money operator and more especially to expand our International remittance footprint, further revolutionising the mobile financial space in Botswana. During these changing times of restricted movement and halted international travel, being able to send and receive money to/from other countries in a convenient manner is needed more than ever. We have listened to the needs of our customers and we are delighted to be able to deliver this new platform and connect our customers to the world. We continue to explore additional corridors that will give our customers increased access to their family and friends in Africa and the rest of the world” Said Director / CEO Orange Money, Seabelo Pilane,

The International Money Transfer service is delivered through a strategic partnership with Thunes, a payment network enabling the seamless movement of funds across borders and delivering smarter payment solutions for emerging economies.

Orange Money is licensed by Bank of Botswana as an Electronic Payment Services Provider and aims to continually provide access to financial services in an inclusive and responsible manner.


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