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Credit data start-up lands lucrative Zambia deal

CARMA eyes expansion on the continent as micro-lending service providers mushroom.
2:30

Data, fintech services boost MTN Nigeria in half-year

Demand for data and digital services grew significantly, but the telco experienced a decline in demand for voice services in the mass market segment.
3:20
Thursday

UK Tech for Growth launches to bolster financial service delivery in Africa

Programme will enhance trade between the UK and Africa through networking, private and public partnerships, and in-country capacity building.
4:40

Network International to acquire DPO Group

Transaction touted as landmark deal for the African payments space.
1:50

Safaricom looks to widen 4G coverage with device payment program

Objective to upgrade one million customers via Lipa Mdogo Mdogo.
1:40
27 Jul

Celent recognises Software Group’s Agency Banking expertise in a new report

Many can learn from Software Group’s domain expertise helping financial institutions foster financial inclusion for the last 10 years.
2:00
24 Jul

BitMEX secures US$3.4-m to back Jhb-based VALR

Investment will give cryptocurrency derivative exchange’s parent company exposure to South African market.
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Orange sets sights on Ivory Coast’s financial hub for Bank Africa launch

French telecommunications company partners financial services group NSIA to launch in Abidjan.
1:30
21 Jul

Zimbabwe reins in mobile money service providers

Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) issues directive to link to ZimSwitch to ensure seamless integration.
2:20
21 Jul

Tax stifles mobile money growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Certain taxes on mobile money transactions have had a distortionary impact claims GSMA report.
4:10

Vodacom, Alipay to develop Super-app mobile payment innovation

Companies link up to facilitate engagement between South African consumers and merchants.