Tagged: morocco

Orange Money to Allow Users in Morocco to Make Payments via Digital Wallets Linked to their Mobile Phone Numbers

Orange is launching Orange Money in Morocco. The solution will allow mobile customers, regardless of which telecom operator they use, to perform transactions through a digital wallet linked with their cell phone number.  Orange Money will allow smartphone users to perform everyday financial transactions, pay… Read More

Morocco Pursues Crowdfunding Legislation: Report

Morocco has adopted a bill to create a legal framework for crowdfunding according to a report on Media24. The legislation is designed to: “… contribute to the mobilization of new sources of funding for the benefit of very small, small and medium-sized enterprises and young people… Read More

Wirecard Partners With Morocco National Airline Royal Air Maroc to Integrate Digital Payments Globally

German payment platform Wirecard announced on Tuesday it has formed a partnership with Morocco’s national airline Royal Air Maroc to integrate digital payments globally. Wirecard reported it will handle all the payments for the airline’s online and travel agency bookings. “Royal Air Maroc is set… Read More

Soluna Building Huge Bitcoin Mine and Wind Farm in Contested Part of Morocco

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Soluna, a self-described “blockchain company” with offices in New York has announced plans to build a 37,000 acre wind farm and Bitcoin mine in a part of Morocco the Sahrawi tribe says belongs to them, Ars Technica reports. Soluna is seeking $100 million from investors… Read More

Renwick Haddow, a Cryptocurrency Con Man, Extradited to the US from Morocco

Renwick Haddow, a UK national, was extradited from Morocco to the US for committing fraud that saw over $36 million stolen from investors. The extradition is just part of a long criminal saga by Haddow. Last year, the SEC joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the… Read More

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