Techies go toe-to-toe in MTN Cameroon MoMo Hackathon

Three finalists, from a shortlist of 12, will stand a chance of sharing US$10,000 in prize money.
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PayPal product guru joins Klasha as Lagos multinational firm rides growth wave

Lagos-and San Francisco-based e-commerce firm appoints Ayman Jawhar as its Chief Product Officer.

African Tech Voices: Digital trade key to unlocking Africa’s economic potential

The digital transformation of customs and borders in Africa could improve efficiencies in processes and yield trade gains on the continent of US$20-billion a year says Ope Babalola, Managing Director of Webb Fontaine.

Phishing in Africa: scammers target digital payment users

Research by Kaspersky reflects high incident rates in Kenya and Nigeria.
1 Aug

New mobile wallet service launches in Tunisia

Mobile financial services tech firm VYZYO, via subsidiary TDFP, pens agreement with Al Baraka Bank to launch and operate service.

Kenya says Flutterwave, Chipper Cash not licensed to operate

Central bank singles out companies for allegedly flouting regulations.

Data protection should be top priority for financial services organisations in Kenya

Trust in financial systems is imperative for the stability of countries, and the trust of customers is the number one determinant of success says Bar Hori, Regional Sales Executive at Commvault for Africa.

A mobile-led risk-based approach is crucial to achieving financial inclusion in Africa

The first port of call is to understand that serving the underserved is not just about technology says Sandy Rheeder, CIO of Mukuru.
26 Jul

African Tech Voices: What do upcoming cryptocurrency regulations mean for your investment?

Measures should benefit both consumers and legitimate cryptocurrency companies, given that they’re specifically aimed at bad actors says Justin Asher, upnup Head of Strategy & Marketing.
25 Jul

Bank of Central African States urged to move on CBDC adoption

Outcome of an extraordinary meeting hosted by the financial regulator.

AfCFTA a priority as Stanbic Botswana rolls out new digital trade tech

New releases include an Africa-China Trade Solution to leverage growing trade relations between the country and the continent.
21 Jul

Regulation is choking us says EcoCash

Mobile money platform slams tough measures and says these have impacted growth.

Confidence returns… but crypto not out of the woods yet

Confidence returns to Bitcoin as real value of quality assets laid bare says Nigel Green, CEO of deVere Group.