Send money to Africa

Need to send money to Africa? Online or in-store, choose the best way to quickly and reliably transfer money to more than 53,000 Western Union agent locations1 throughout the continent.

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    Fast money transfers at your fingertips

    Send money, track money transfers, check exchange rates, and find agent locations with the fast and reliable Western Union® money transfer app.

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    Send money

    Send money your way – for cash pick-up, to a bank account, or to a mobile wallet1. Save your receiver’s details and make repeat money transfers around the world.

    Check exchange rates

    Quickly check transfer fees2 and exchange rates with a few taps and send money on the go.

    Track a transfer

    Track a money transfer easily with your 10-digit Money Tracking Control Number (MTCN). Get notified when your receiver collects the funds.

    Find locations

    Find the nearest agent location or send money to any of the hundreds of thousand of agent locations around the world.

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    Transfer money quickly and reliably.

    Send from any device 24/7.

    Pay with your credit card or online bank account.

    Send straight from your bank account

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    Send money to Africa

    Pay with your credit card, bank transfer or in cash.

    Send money online, from your phone, or at our agent locations.

    Transfer money fast to more than 53,000 locations1 in Africa.

    145+ years of experience in moving money.

    Get rewarded with My WUSM

    Save on transfer fees with the My WUSM program.

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    1 Agent location count valid as of 30 September 2021.

    2 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional Restrictions may apply. See terms for details.

    3 Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees, foreign exchange rates and taxes may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice.

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