SA Fintech JUMO secures US$55-million

Investment will be used for further geographic expansion.
Tom Jackson

African edtech start-ups selected for Mastercard accelerator

Twelve African edtech start-ups will receive support from Mastercard Foundation's centre for innovative teaching and learning to scale up their innovations.

Anzisha Prize applications now open

African Leadership Academy, Mastercard Foundation detail plans for five regional events across the continent.
Feb 13, 2020

2020, the year of intra-African remittances says WorldRemit

Migrant workers within Africa send remittances in excess of US$14-billion dollars each year.
Feb 12, 2020

Oracle says Africa's digital banks are increasing investment

Company says several institutions are investing in platforms to support digital transformations.
Feb 11, 2020

JointPesa, FinServe Africa collaborate to bolster e-commerce safety in Kenya

Companies launch platform through which buyers and sellers can engage and transact safely.

Orange backs Ethiopian software engineering trainers

Orange Digital Ventures Africa leads pre-Series A round financing of EdTech firm Gebeya.
Feb 7, 2020

Kenyan data analytics start-up turns heads at Summit

Superfluid Labs wins ENGIE Challenge at event in Kigali.
Feb 6, 2020

2020: a year of change in the payment and financial sectors

New trends in the payment space, coupled with a growing realisation that the retail experience today is driven by the consumer, will be among the drivers of change in this market space says Craig Duggan, Commercial Manager at Transaction Junction.
Feb 5, 2020

Embracing a self-service world to improve CX

Irrespective of industry sector, 81% of customers want to take matters into their own hands and solve queries before reaching out to a contact centre agent says Wynand Smit, CEO INOVO.
Jan 29, 2020

Africa's tech start-ups attract US$2bn investment

Last year, 243 African tech start-ups raised a total of US$2.02-billion in equity through 250 rounds, says Partech Africa.
Jan 23, 2020

Zimbabwe's central bank reins in service providers

Digital finance firms asked to provide geolocation of access points, devices and mobile money agents.

Why data siloes are detrimental to excellent customer experiences

Master Data Management has become a critical technology in ensuring organisations can deliver a consistent customer experience says Andrew Hoseck, Chief Operating Officer at In2IT Technologies.