FinTech

The Russian-Ukraine war impact on crypto

Rather than crumble as feared, cryptocurrency has become a tool to support the injured in the war and fight for human rights writes Favour Jolaoso from Yellow Card.
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It’s a go for MTN’s MoMo in Nigeria

Operator poised to leverage 166,000-strong agent network.
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Thursday

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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Thursday

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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Wednesday

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.
5:00
Tuesday

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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Ukheshe, AWS team up to help African Fintechs scale quickly

Fintech firm uses its affiliation to AWS Partner Network to engage markets that demand fast and secure transactions.
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16 May

Vodacom edges closer to pan-African tech goal

Based on its preliminary results for the year ended 31 March 2022, company confirms a “watershed year” for its transition plans.
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13 May

Malawi losing MWK120m monthly to mobile fraud

Malawi is losing approximately MWK120-million monthly to mobile money fraud, according to Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA).
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Africa leads in mobile money adoption

Sub-Saharan Africa, West Africa dominate in numbers, according to global research by moneytransfer.com
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Data protection is at the heart of financial services success in Nigeria

Nigeria Data Protection Regulation means that ignorance can no longer be used as an excuse for not protecting data says Bar Hori, Regional Sales Executive at Commvault for Africa.