African Tech Voices: Africa edges closer to Fintech revolution

Dare Okoudjou, Founder and CEO, MFS Africa, outlines why card and mobile money interoperability are critical to empowering African consumers and entrepreneurs.
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Malawi’s TNM enforces 20% increase in tariffs

The increase on price of voice and data services is effective from today.

Tech pundits praise cloud as controversy hovers over Kenya's 2022 election results

Despite some glitches, especially with OCR and handwritten votes, technology has been lauded for its role in communicating results.

Visa charges forward in DRC

Global payments tech firm has set up local business operations and intensified engagement with government and financial ecosystem.

Safaricom Ethiopia dragged onto social media for discrimination

Company meets with organisers of online protest over allegations of discriminatory recruitment practices.

Zimbabwe has two Fintechs ready to sandbox as country delves deeper into CBDC

RBZ Governor John Mangudya said the role of stakeholders in the CBDC journey is paramount.

Malawi’s MTL moves to reassure its restless market

MTL Chief Commercial Officer says Press Corporation divestment and debt owed to industry regulator would not threaten operations.

Africa invited to test out 5G OpenRAN at NEC XON Experience Centre

Systems integrator describes technology testing, demo and sandbox resource as the only one of its kind on the continent.

Togo, UN spearhead African Cybersecurity Centre to cement Lomé Declaration

Regional cybersecurity centre will serve to promote cybersecurity and the investigation of cybercrime.
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SA’s Fintech lean, heavily regulated

South Africa is likely to adopt the approach of including crypto asset service providers within the remit of regulated financial service providers and accountable institutions in respect of Know your Customer (KYC) says Ashlin Perumall, Partner, Baker McKenzie, Johannesburg.


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Offering the same solution as other MSPs and systems integrators is not it says Andrew Cruise, Routed Managing Director.


Sales on contact – go digital but not ‘disparate digital’

Integration of a contact centre platform with CRM delivers the perfect customer journey and CX says Anne-Meine Gramsma, Chief Commercial Officer of ContactCenter4ALL.

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