OPay partners Mastercard to ‘open up e-commerce to millions’ in Africa

Merchants and consumers from Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, Morocco, Nigeria, and South Africa have an alternative payment option.
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Africa’s financial architecture needs overhaul to meet SDG goals

One of the key takeaways from the 54th session of the Conference of Ministers (CoM2022) in Senegal under the theme “Financing Africa’s Recovery: Breaking New Ground”.
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Regulatory gaps can heighten risk in cryptocurrency trade says IMF

Financial organisation calls for establishing international collaborative arrangements for supervision of crypto assets.
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Africa’s Fintech space jam-packed but there’s room for more

CTO of Nigeria-based payment platform Nomba offers his perspective.
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Paratus to rebrand ITA subsidiary as Paratus Angola

Internet Technologies Angola (ITA) to be renamed and rebranded effective beginning July this year.
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Africa-focused mobile enterprise software firm Bamba raises US$3.2m to expand

468 Capital leads round for micro-merchants platform for Africa to scale.
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Oracle to open new R&D lab in Morocco

New facility in Casablanca taps into African talent to create cloud solutions for Oracle customers.
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Commvault appoints new exec for West and Central Africa

Rasheed (Ola) Jimoh tasked with driving company’s presence and solutions amid heightened demand for data protection and management.
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Hackers nail Zambia’s Central Bank

Bank confirms partial disruption to IT systems and applications.
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Yesterday

Applications open for Google Black Founders Fund Africa

Sixty eligible black-founded start-ups across the continent will receive a share of US$4-million Fund.
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Local Zones key to AWS’ Africa growth strategy

Amazon Web Services said it is committed to the Africa market and recently launched a Local Zone in Kenya, one of 32 to be launched in 26 countries beginning this year.
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EXCLUSIVE: Opportunity within Ethiopia’s nascent Fintech and mobile payments industries

Nigerian mobile payments and financial services company Paga is competing for greater market share and company’s CEO explains why.
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