FinTech

Experts concerned over recurring downtime with M-Pesa

Safaricom’s dominance in the mobile money market represents a challenge, according to analysts.
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‘Banks alone cannot bring about financial inclusion’

Malawi’s ICT Association President emphasises the need for balance between interests of banks and those of Fintech firms.
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Thursday

Expect a rapid rise in mobile money transactions – GSMA

Organisation believes governments in Africa will seek to reduce cash transactions, reduce face-to-face transactions, among other measures taken.
1:30
Tuesday

Banks urge consumers to go digital

Institutions move to reduce physical cash-based transactions as COVID-19 cases increase in Africa.
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Zimbabwe start-up hub shuts down

Move to curb spread of COVID-19 as country records three new cases that have tested positive.
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MTN Cameroon in cashless drive to curb Coronavirus spread

Company confirms suspension of charges on mobile money transactions.
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Zimbabwe firms look to leverage cloud-hosted datacentres

Inter-operability plays out in the market to facilitate cross-platform use of FinTech services.
1:30
19 Mar

Coronavirus hits Zambia’s banking services

Customers advised to avoid visiting branches and rather use mobile money platforms, digital payment services.
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19 Mar

Zimbabwe hints at stricter cryptocurrency control

Reserve Bank executive announces proposal for a regulatory sandbox.
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18 Mar

Konga, Samsung unite to halt grey products

Companies ink deal to limit penetration into Nigeria’s e-commerce space.
1:20

Kenya telcos waive transaction fees amid COVID-19 outbreak

Central bank approves move as a general service lockdown looms within the East African country.
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Orange Money now in Morocco

Company claims latest development solidifies its position as a major player in MEA’s mobile money space.