Sending money from your account to Africa

Send money online from your account to many African countries from a 2.90 transfer fee*

From 14 May 2015 ] send up to 4000 GBP for a 2.90 transfer fee.*

Send money for cash pickup in Africa and pay with your bank account to take advantage of 2.90 GBP transfer fee **.

  • No fees or hidden costs for the receiver.
  • Free online registration in just a few easy steps
  • More than 145 years of experience.

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Sending money to Africa, here are 5 easy steps:

  • Select the country the transfer is going to, and the amount being transferred
  • Register with WU for free
  • Enter the receiver information
  • Pay with your account and select ‘Cash’ as your delivery method
  • Provide the MTCN number to the recipient

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*Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. When choosing a money transmitter, carefully compare both transfer fees and exchange rates. Fees and foreign exchange rates may vary by brand, channel, and location based on a number of factors. Fees and rates subject to change without notice. Offer valid for many transfers to Ghana, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Zambia.