TNM advertising above police checkpoint along M1 north of Lilongwe
Africa is on the leading edge when it comes to mobile banking. M-pesa launched in Kenya and Tanzania in 2007. In Malawi, Telekom Networks Malawi launches Mpamba in May 2013.
There is a certain irony to the police conducting stops below a sign that says "Slim your wallet" as rumour has it that they sometimes expect bribes in order to not detain you for a long time.