M-Pesa, Chapa form an alliance targeting Ethiopian merchants

Through the agreement announced yesterday, merchants using Chapa’s payment gateway system can receive payments from Safaricom M-Pesa customers.
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The evolution of digital finance - conversational wallets

Conversational wallets have transformed how we manage our finances, offering numerous advantages for individuals and businesses alike.

PALMKI launches groundbreaking hand palm payment technology into basketball

Palm payment uses advanced biometric technology, offering a seamless and fast way to make purchases.

Grant funding round for SA start-ups launched

The fund provides pre-revenue support enabling start-ups to explore their concept, create prototypes and test solutions.

Nigeria's e-commerce market expands

Analysts predict that assuming an average annual growth rate of 11.7% over the next four years would result in a market volume of $14,1 billion by the end of 2027.

MasterCard commits $50k to empower Kenyan youths

MasterCard will offer two graduate programme placements, including an 18-month rotation programme followed by the potential for a permanent career in the company.

Paying for that bargain: How to avoid Black November becoming bleak November

Black Friday sales have become extremely popular in South Africa, so much so that many retailers have extended their sales to last the entire month.

Nigeria tightens laws to tackle yearly cyber-crime losses of $500m

According to the Nigerian Communications Commission, cyber-crime costs the country $500 million per year, and includes hacking, identity theft, cyber terrorism, harassment, and internet fraud.

Germany commits to invest 4 billion euros in Africa’s green energy

German chancellor Olaf Scholz made the announcement this week during a press conference in Berlin as part of the G20 Compact with Africa.

Information Regulator shows its teeth with first POPI fine and businesses must take note

The obligation in the event of a data breach is to prove that you did everything in your power to prevent the data breach.

Network International appoints Africa Merchant unit head

Mpho Sadiki brings to Network a remarkable record as a seasoned fintech professional with over 15 years of executive management experience.
21 Nov

Kenya takes a step towards regulating crypto-currency

The government has invited the Blockchain Association of Kenya to produce the first draught of the Crypto Bill, which might lead to the regulation of crypto-currencies.