Citizens purchase fuel with Zain Uganda’s ZAP service


Thanks to a new initiative by cellular Company Zain Uganda, clients can now pay for fuel purchases via their mobile handsets. Zap service, launched in Uganda at the beginning of last week, has been a
huge success with Zain Uganda agreeing with top fuel companies that their customers pay purchases through the service.

Chris_Gabrie_CEO_of_Zain_Africa.pngMajor fuel companies, Shell, Total and Mogas have embraced the service thereby enhancing its popularity.

“Customers will now be able to buy fuel, purchase goods in the station shops and even get service at the appropriate station bays all over Uganda using their Zap money,” said Angela Kenyonza, Zain’s M-Commerce Manager in a statement.

Customers also benefit from being able to access the service 24 hours a day, seven days a week, through their handset menu and enjoy the convenience of having access to cash anytime.

The service was launched in Uganda at the beginning of last week and has
been well received by the public.

Launched in in 1995 and part of Zain Group, Zain Uganda is rated as the most innovative mobile phone operator in the country. Its Zap service is brought in partnership with Standard Chartered Bank Uganda.

Brian Adero

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