FinTech

EXCLUSIVE: SA payments industry shows cautious signs of good growth in 2023

Much of the growth shareholders are looking for will depend on a stable macro environment and good access to skills says Chris Wood, Regional Managing Director, Southern Africa and PALOPS at Network International.
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4 hours ago

Kenya is Africa’s second most popular investment destination – start-up report

Research shows that between January 2015 and November 2022, 242 tech start-ups raised a combined US$1,281,918,200.
1:30
Yesterday

Kenyans to be fully charged for digital banking in 2023

Central Bank of Kenya halts COVID-19 waiver and reintroduces mobile money to bank transaction fees.
2:00
Yesterday

The rise of super apps and hybrid banking in Africa

Service providers like Nedbank are customising offerings as consumers emerge from COVID-19 with a preference for a hybrid approach to financial services.
2:40

African Fintechs call for comprehensive regional regulatory policies

Fintech described fastest growing start-up industry and could rake in US$30bn by 2025.
3:00

Mindex launches Mauritius’ first official VASP

Mindex says Digital Custodian Limited will be live and operational from Q1 2023.
1:50
Thursday

Resilient Africa must leverage informal sector, demographics to attract start-up investment

Venture capitalists remain interested in the continent, despite challenges, but the onus is on Africa to do all it can to sustain investment.
1:40

Chipper Cash readies to acquire Zambia's Zoona

Deal will enable Chipper Cash to add new online services and a new agent network to its offerings.
1:30
21 Nov

Bank of Central African States cautions against cryptocurrency investment

BEAC Governor underlines organisation’s stance following extraordinary meeting of the Bank’s monetary policy committee.
3:50

Africa’s changing shopping trends allow e-tailers to gain long-term loyalty

Retailers that don’t prioritise the customer experience risk losing out in this new market warns Darijan Bošković, Sales Director: Africa at Infobip.
1:50

Stakeholders unite on service to boost Ethiopia’s e-payments ecosystem

Oromia Bank, EthSwitch and Mastercard have partnered to encourage user adoption and growth.
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African Tech Voices: Regulation and regulatory compliance are critical if Africa is to reap the rewards of interoperability

Regulators can play an important role in providing a regulatory environment which fosters digital payments and interoperability within their domestic markets and across the continent says Patrick Gutmann, Managing Director at MFS Africa.
1:50
15 Nov

Super app Yassir to launch on-demand grocery delivery service in South Africa

North African start-up secures US$150-million in Series B funding to expand service.