Barclays’ CashSend Transforms Money Transfer

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Traditionally people used to drive to their villages to give families money or send the money by bus; now with virtual money transfer services, they can send money using cell phones and ATMs.

In January 2015 Barclays Bank of Botswana introduced CashSend, a virtual money transfer service.

Accessible through any mobile phone, be it the latest smartphone or ‘sedilame’ the most basic phone, this virtual banking service allows all Barclays customers to send money anywhere in Botswana to anyone including people who do not have bank accounts.

Editor's Comment
Are police trigger-happy?

Unfortunately, that day turned sour for those who were shopping at Sefalana Cash and Carry in Gaborone West Industrial.The exchange of fire that ensued between members of the Botswana Police Service (BPS) and robbers who had allegedly robbed a G4S cash-in-transit vehicle left two civilians dead, three robbers struck down, and an undisclosed number of citizens wounded.One deceased civilian is reportedly an employee of the Citizen Entrepreneurial...

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