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Easily transfer money to almost anywhere in Africa in minutes2

Send money to Africa for cash pick-up from 1.90 EUR transfer fee1.

From 1.90 EUR transfer fee1.

Send money from 1.90 EUR transfer fee1

It’s quick and easy to transfer money to Africa. Choose what’s convenient for your receiver. Fund your money transfer by card and send money for cash pick-up or to a mobile wallet3

Send money for cash pick-up

Send money to agent locations in Africa in minutes2.

Send money

Send money to a mobile wallet3

Transfer money directly to a mobile wallet3 in selected receiver countries.

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Send on the go with our app

Check our transfer fees1 and exchange rates in advance.

Transfer money in minutes2, 24/7.

Pay with your debit/credit card, bank account or in cash.

Set up in the app, pay at an agent location.

Track your transfers in real time.

Enjoy easy repeat money transfers.

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Send online at WU.com

Transfer money in minutes2.

Send from any device, 24/7.

Pay with your debit/credit card or by a bank transfer.

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Why send money with Western Union?

It’s quick and easy to transfer money to Africa. Fund your transfer by credit or debit card, bank transfer or cash.

Cash in minutes2

Your cash will be ready for collection from an agent location in minutes2.

Peace of mind

Track your money transfer and know where your money is at all times.

Rely on us

We have over 145 years experience in global money transfers.

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1 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.

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 Funds will be paid to receiver’s mWallet account provider for credit to account tied to receiver’s mobile number. Additional third-party charges may apply, including SMS and account over-limit and cash-out fees. Funds availability subject to terms and conditions of service. See Mobile Form for Restrictions.