Kenya celebrates freedom day betting on tech for prosperity

President William Ruto celebrated technology, in particular Kenyan fintech and other innovations that are making it possible to serve Kenyans.
Dominic Kirui

Enhancing data protection with cryptography in healthcare industry in SA

With the rise in digital healthcare systems and electronic medical records, healthcare companies face challenges in safeguarding sensitive information.

Centi, Centbee to drive remittance flows from Switzerland to Africa

The two companies are deploying blockchain technology to make cross-border money transfers more streamlined, cost-effective and inclusive.

InTouch, Global Technology Partners team up to drive financial inclusion

The collaboration bridges the gap between digital payment platforms and card-based transactions, giving InTouch customers access to cross-border transactions.

Fawry partners with Infobip to enhance electronic payment services

Fawry, the leading payments and fintech company in Egypt, has partnered with Infobip, a global cloud communications platform, to enable payments through META channels.

MFS Africa crowned ‘Fintech of the Year’

The company received the top accolade at the African Banker Awards, after being recognised for outstanding contributions to Africa’s fintech industry.
25 May

Fintech Ukheshe launches digital payments innovation lab

The lab will lead product development, and several other projects, such as looking at ways to give the company’s legacy tech more longevity.
25 May

Key appointments at aYo boost African growth plans

Two appointments at the insurtech firm, backed by MTN and Sanlam, are key to its continental expansion plans.
24 May

Old Mutual wades into Zimbabwe fintech space with O’mari

The unveiling of O’mari platform has heightened fintech competition in Zimbabwe, a market that is dominated by Econet’s EcoCash, and Innbucks.

Investing in Africa: A local partner makes all the difference

Much of Africa’s potential for growth is rooted in its problems - the real-world challenges people face daily.
18 May

Cameroon grants MTN payment services license

MTN will now  be independently offering services including cash deposits, transfers and withdrawals.
18 May

Rise of fintech, AI spook African banks

The study surveyed 153 African banks from 33 countries, analysing the latest developments in digital banking transformation, while tracking the pace of change.