One of the leading GSM operators in The Gambia, Africell, yesterday launched a service called Africell money service which allows subscribers to send and receive money through their mobile phone. This service helps Africell subscribers in The Gambia to send and receive money from their mobile phones for free of charge! According Mr Senghore, implementation supervisor of the new service with Africell money service, there is no need to worry when the banks are closed as the service helps the subscribers to easily access and send money from different parts of the country without any charges.
To utilize the service you should first have an Africell money account then through your account. You have to register your Africell line at any Africell outlet or any of the above-mentioned financial institutions to activate your line to the service. You need to activate the service directly on your phone and for that you need national documents like an ID card, residential permit or driver’s license. You can send a minimum cash of D50 and maximum D5, 000.Africell is dealing with Trust Bank, Reliance Financial Services, Guaranty Trust Bank and Marimo Sales as their main agents for the mobile money service.
For more info you can also go to any Africell customer care point.