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Visa seeks Sub-Saharan Africa’s ‘brilliant’ Fintech firms

The global financial services company calls on Sub-Saharan Africa Fintech start-ups to enter the regional leg of its Everywhere Initiative
1:30

Rise in demand for Digital Financial Services in Malawi

Latest statistics based on Reserve Bank’s quarterly National Payment Systems report.
1:40

Uganda: bank industry kicks against latest tax plan

Government claims move to impose 0.5% on all cash withdrawals designed to bolster e-commerce.
1:40
17 Feb

Malawi’s uphill battle to capitalise on e-commerce

UNCTAD report confirms low uptake and several challenges the country is facing.
2:10

MTN, Mastercard chase down Africa’s growing Fintech opportunity

Companies strike e-commerce alliance targeting 16 countries on the continent.
4:10

Ecommerce in 2021: Kenya’s US$1.5-billion industry

Ecommerce legislation in Africa has failed to meet digital advances says Patrick Ndegwa, SEACOM East Africa Business Sales Lead.
1:40

Airtel Zambia, UNCDF announce Last Mile Distribution project

Intention to extend Airtel Money services to users in rural and remote regions.
4:50
9 Feb

Luno says funds are safe in Nigeria after crypto crackdown

SA’s biggest crypto exchange and other crypto-currency firms halt deposits in naira after the Nigerian government cracks the whip on crypto-currency players.
1:50
9 Feb

Mixed response, unease over Nigeria’s crypto crackdown

Directive from Central Bank of Nigeria leaves some wondering if authorities acted prematurely.
2:10

China’s CBDC could be trade currency of choice in AfCFTA

The digital yuan could serve as a valuable intermediary currency says Fintech and China expert Richard Turrin.
6:20

‘appy to engage… the new era of mobile, data-driven ecommerce

CEO of Ignition Telecoms explains the value proposition in leveraging data to strengthen customer experience.