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September 22, 2021
Published on: Yahoo! Finance Global Voice Group (GVG), a leading regulatory technology developer and Big Data Analytics organisation, has today launched TransFin, its seamless payments interoperab

September 14, 2021 | Digital article
By James Claude. Published on: Fin24 Data has become one of the most valuable assets in the world. The analysis of data by governments, corporates, and other institutions continues to increase in the pursuit of efficiency in the delivery and…
August 25, 2021 | Digital article
By: Daryl Bhana. Published on: The Standard. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDGs), when set out and adopted in 2015, were designed to be the blueprint for achieving development globally. While the SDGs recognised that economic prosperity for all…
August 11, 2021 | News
By: Edouard Docteur. Pubslished on: Business Daily. Africa is home to a budding, young population living in the age of technology and globalisation. No longer are they competing for opportunities just with their compatriots at home, but they are part…
August 10, 2021 | Digital article
By: James Claude. Published on: Business Live. Regulatory technology can better detect fraudulent activity, connect regulators and businesses, and protect consumers.  South Africa is no stranger to the growing worldwide problem of cybercrime; the recent cyberattack on Transnet, the state-owned&hell
August 5, 2021 | Digital article
By: CIO Africa. Tech can save the world, literally. It can be used to improve an individuals well being, and change the entire paradigm of how we address thought provoking issues. When you first come across ‘Tech For Good’, it…
August 2, 2021 | Digital article
Published on: The East African. Op-Ed by Laurent Sarr. With the growth of technology, data has become one of the most valuable assets in the world. The analysis of data by governments, corporates, and other institutions continues to increase in…
July 29, 2021 | Digital article
By: RegTech Africa. The increasing digitization of financial transactions – which was accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic – and the resulting rise in cybercrime and fraudulent activities have led to an ever-increasing demand for compliance in both the telecom and…
June 24, 2021 | Interview
By: CNBC Africa Africa loses almost $10 billion a year, due only to illicit activities born of technological variants such as mobile phones or the Internet. Ironically, technology is also the most powerful medicine to heal the African economy. How…
June 15, 2021 | Digital article
By: Business Daily We have completed the first full financial year in the coronavirus pandemic (financial year 2020/2021) where governments have been forced to meet revenue targets and set agenda with the knowledge that there would inevitably be less income…
June 7, 2021 | Digital article
By The Standard From insurance fraud, tax fraud and pyramid schemes to the social engineering attacks and cybercrime we experience today, fraud is an issue that has plagued Kenya, and the African continent at large. African nations have been able…
May 24, 2021 | Interview
By: Techbuild Africa With advances in the technology of software devices, counterfeit devices are on the rise and this has been deployed in telecommunication/ICT devices and software. Due to this development, there is a need to discuss issues around counterfeit…
May 13, 2021 | Digital article
By: Africa Tech The coronavirus pandemic caused a seismic shift globally and tested the ability of different companies to cope and transition into the new normal. It has further urged businesses and employees to take a step closer towards the…
April 29, 2021 | Digital article
By: Tech Build Africa Africa has for a long time looked to galvanise its strengths and capabilities to build a stronger and economically empowered continent. It is well known the resources that the continent possesses, with one of its greatest…
April 29, 2021 | Digital article
By: Andrew Christian There hasn’t been much funding for African regtech startups. There isn’t much press either because sectors that aren’t getting the attention of investors are typically quiet. Now, however, there’s a new spur for not only regtechs but…
April 27, 2021 | Digital article
By: Tech Africa News. The telecommunication and posts regulatory authority (ARPT) of the Republic of Guinea and GVG announced their partnership for the deployment of a leading-edge mobile and digital ecosystem regulation platform in Guinea. The installation of this digital…
April 21, 2021 | Digital article
By Carol Odero. Imagine a world without cash. Where every cent is swiped and money is this invisible thing no longer made out of paper, That is the future of Africa. The most elegant definition of a cashless society I…
April 20, 2021 | Digital article
By Ventures Africa. Early April, the Republic of Guinea Regulation Authority for Post and Telecommunications (ARPT) and the company Global Voice Group (GVG) made their new partnership official. The goal is to improve network quality and security and make it even…
April 7, 2021 | Digital article
By: Tom Jackson. How tech companies are helping authorities operate more efficiently. Throughout Alan Knott Craig Jr’s career, he has taken in various telecoms and broadband companies, as well as failed chat app Mxit, but it is arguably from working…
James Claude: Digital identity key in accelerating socio-economic development
April 6, 2021 | Digital article
By: Africa Tech. As the global digital economy expands, and with Covid-19 changing the way we conduct business, Digital Identity is becoming increasingly important, especially given its impact on SDG target 16.9, which calls for “legal identity for all.” As…
March 29, 2021 | Digital article
By CIO East Africa. Since COVID-19 hit us hard a year ago, the world has never been the same again. One thing that rapidly changed is society’s approach towards a cashless economy. Are you ready for it? The Race Towards…
A Sit Down With Darly Bhana from GVG - Interview
March 15, 2021 | Interview
By Soko Directory Team. Give a brief background of GVG and who they are. Global Voice Group, founded in 1998 and present in 11 countries, is a global provider of ICT and RegTech solutions for governments and regulatory bodies. GVG…
Why Access to Mobility Data is Key for Policy Making
February 22, 2021 | Digital article
As published on Khusoko. In today’s mobile-first society, the relevance of mobility data to governments and regulators cannot be understated. The world is moving towards the age of digitization and data is aptly referred to as the “king”, given the…
The Importance of data as an ESG tool and catalyst for good
February 19, 2021 | Digital article
Published on: The Standard. Human interaction with the planet has caused many problems, including the degradation of biodiversity and the rapid onset of a planetary climate change emergency. Unless public and private sectors across the globe understand the associated risks…
James Claude CEO of Global Voice Group Talks Being A Leader in 2021
January 15, 2021 | Interview
By Charndré Emma Kippie on Topco Media. Last year’s Africa Tech CEO of the Year Award winner, James Claude of the Global Voice Group (GVG), is known for his stellar approach to prioritising people first when it comes to business,…
Lesotho and Zimbabwe Implement Telco Traffic Monitoring System
January 14, 2021 | Digital article
By Jenna Delport on IT News Africa. The Lesotho Communications Authority (LCA) and the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) have begun the implementation of a system to monitor national and international telecommunications traffic. The system is expected…
Telecom fraud can be fought using technology and collaboration - GVG News
January 5, 2021 | News
Published in print, in The East African By Faustine Ngila. The East African region has experienced tremendous growth in broadband connectivity, owing to the landing of the undersea fibre optic cables along the coast, with the result being a reduction…
Cyber Resilience And The Way It Is Changing The Game - NEWS
January 5, 2021 | Digital article
By Sid Chudasama on CIO East Africa. Cyber security has taken its place at the top of every organizations priority list. Laurent Sarr, Director of Technology at GVG, walks us through just how critical cyber security is for a digitally…
Daryl Bhana Interview - Africa, a resilient economy bolstered by technological innovation and Big data
December 16, 2020 | Interview
Published on Kapital Afrik. By leveraging technological innovation and Big data, Africa’s economy has remained resilient in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, while driving an inclusive economy for its citizens. To ensure sustainability of the continent’s initiatives, digital monitoring,…
A colossus with feet of clay - GVG Blog
November 26, 2020 | Digital article
By Daryl Bhana, featured on the Mail & Guardian. Cybercrime is an issue that has plagued South Africa for many years, with the scale increasing significantly during the Covid-19 pandemic. The cyber exposure index ranks South Africa sixth on the list…
Zimbabwe telecoms sector readies for monitoring technology
November 23, 2020 | Digital article
By Bulawayo24. THE country will soon put a cutting-edge system that will effectively monitor telecommunications traffic as the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (Potraz), edges closer to complete its infrastructure improvement plans. Potraz announced in June that it intended to&hell
Deal seeks to strengthen mobile money security
October 26, 2020 | Digital article
By: Alex Malanga – The Citizen. Dar es Salaam. A global RegTech firm (which deals with the management of regulatory processes within the financial industry through technology) has implemented its mobile money compliance platform in Tanzania in deliberate efforts to…
Fostering collaboration to support African tech entrepreneurs
October 7, 2020 | Digital article
From: IT Web. Technological innovation, and often that which is digitally-enabled, is underpinning the extraordinary pace of advancement globally, and no industry is immune to the disruptive forces. A relatable example has been the disruption of many long-standing blue-chip consumer…
September 28, 2020 | Interview
By: The News Peak. JAMES CLAUDE is the Chief Executive Officer of Global Voice Group (GVG), a provider of IT solutions to governments and regulatory authorities. He spoke to VICTOR GBONEGUN on the challenges of technology development in Nigeria and in other…
August 26, 2020 | Digital article
GVG’s X Stream solution has made the news! AfricaNews have included the official video of GVG’s X Stream solution in their newscast. X Stream is a leading-edge digital platform that monitors all digital transactions, including remittances and mobile money payments.…
August 20, 2020 | Digital article
Written by Albert Savana. With 469 million mobile money users throughout the continent, including more than 50 million new accounts created in 2019, Africa is the world’s most dynamic region in terms of mobile money transactions. In 2019, the sub-Saharan…
August 3, 2020 | Digital article
By FAUSTINE NGILA on Daily Nation. As African airlines get back to international skies this month for the first time since March, their commitment towards minimizing the possibility of an upsurge in Covid-19 infections will be critical in jump starting…
Data Anonymization and Security - Global Voice Group
July 23, 2020 | Digital article
Published on Ecofin Agency. The Covid pandemic, from which Africa is far from emerging, has once again brought to light the importance and usefulness of mobility data analysis. The absence of accurate data location in certain geographies has been a…
Global Voice Group - Data Privacy and Security
July 20, 2020 | Interview
Posted By: ITEdgeNews “We Transform Identified Data Into Pseudonymized Then Anonymized Ones” – GVG’s Raul Vahisalu While governments are increasingly using mobile location data to curb the spread of Covid-19, tracking raises questions in terms of data protection and anonymization. VP
June 9, 2020 | Digital article
From: Biztech Africa Article by: Raul Vahisalu, VP of Technology at Global Voice Group Remittances represent over 20% of the GDP of emerging countries. For a growing number of these countries, they are the largest source of external financing, according…
June 8, 2020 | Digital article
Article by: LAURENT SARR. In the context of Africa’s digital transformation, the next generations must be trained in the future professional requirements induced by the Fourth Industrial Revolution – for which the continent is ill-prepared, in the absence of a…
May 18, 2020 | Digital article
Published on ITU. Before the current crisis, the 2020 growth estimate for the African continent was 3.9%, according to McKinsey & Company. However, the loss of lives and livelihoods caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to turn this positive…
May 4, 2020 | Digital article
Published By Digital Business Africa. Real-time access to mobility data to understand and forecast COVID-19 spread trajectories is crucial for effective action and decision-making. Global Voice Group, a leading provider of IT solutions for governments and regulatory authorities, assists governments
improving decision-making in the face of growing misinformation
March 31, 2020 | Digital article
Article from Ecofin Agency. In times of uncertainty, data is certainly one of the levers to press. Over the past weeks, as a result of this unprecedented global pandemic, nations are making strategic decisions to protect their citizens, strengthen their…
SafetyNet the bulwark against cybercrime
March 16, 2020 | Digital article
Article by Laurent Mbakoa, IT News Africa. In a digital environment complexified by the convergence between mobile services and the Internet, States face increasing risks in terms of digital security. Cyberattacks, identity theft, viruses, piracy, fake news… Confronted with a long…
Dematerialized transactions
February 17, 2020 | Digital article
Published on: Igihe, by Daryl Bhana, Vice President Global Operations & Strategy of GVG. Today the digital revolution is reshuffling the cards of the traditional economic model. Dematerialized transactions are becoming the new normal. This is evidenced for remittances in…
governments leaning on ICT
February 13, 2020 | Interview
Published by Chris Tredger in ITWeb Africa. Governments and regulatory bodies in Africa are increasing their levels of investment in ICT, making technology the cornerstone of their development strategies. Moreover, there is renewed interest in creating the best environment for…
Implementing and Securing Digital Identities
December 18, 2019 | Digital article
By: Connecting Africa. Digital technologies have brought about profound changes in the way in which we interact and consume – and generally live – on a global scale. Their potential for improving all aspects of society is such that governments…
meet the boss
December 16, 2019 | Interview
By: How We Made It In Africa 1. What part of your job keeps you awake at night? Fortunately, I am not a long sleeper by nature. However, as the head of a growing international company operating in different countries…
Expertise at the Service of Smart Cities
December 9, 2019 | Interview
By: TMT Finance. James Claude, CEO at Global Voice Group (GVG), talks to Kezia Joseph, Editor, Tech Finance, about smart city investment across Africa, who is leading the sector and what new initiatives and technologies are necessary to drive this…
October 28, 2019 | Digital article
By: Telecom Drive. Over the last years, telecommunications services have been experiencing a rapid growth throughout Africa. However, this high penetration was accompanied by the parallel emergence of new fraud modalities. According to the latest data from the Sierra Leonean…
June 20, 2019 | Digital article
By: Ecofin Agency. For nations to become digital, the first step is to provide every citizen, institution, company and government with the possibility of having an active participation in the digital economy and in developing digitally-driven social interactions. Over the…
James Claude GVG CEO
May 13, 2019 | Interview
Published on: New Vision. Interview with James Claude:  We have one goal, which is to allow regulators to defend their prerogatives. What are the learnings from GVG’s actions in Africa, where the firm has been operating since its creation? Following…
May 1, 2019 | Digital article
By: Telecom Tech Outlook. As the telecom sector increasingly facilitates digitization, governments and regulators must replace their old paper-based approach to stay on par with today’s evolving landscape. With the digitization of governance and regulation at the core of its…