UK introduces digital visa payments in Sierra Leone
UK Visas and Immigration is moving fee payments for visa applications to online platforms discontinuing cash payments.Staff Reporter
ITWeb partners with ICSA for Connected Banking Summit
Over 250 professionals, experts, and practitioners from the banking, financial services and insurance community are expected to attend.
Mineworkers in SA pump in $1.4m in healthtech start-up Quro Medical
The Quro Medical investment is MIC Khulisani Venture’s first foray into the digital healthcare space, further diversifying its investment portfolio.
Experts warn South Africa is now prime target for global threat actors
Top attacks launched by threat actors in 2023 first quarter included Mustang Panda, APT40, Backdoor Diplomacy, ATP10, Lazarus, and Winnti Group.
Mecho Autotech bids for Nigeria’s multi-billion dollar automotive market
The digital start-up that connects vehicle owners with mechanics is set to launch a marketplace for aftermarket spare parts.
Microsoft appoints new Africa boss
The vendor appoints South African country MD, Lilian Barnard, to president for the continent.
African Development Bank puts muscle behind fintech growth
The bank will provide funding and technical assistance to the Africa Fintech Network to create a fintech hub.
ADF, Smart Africa Alliance launch $1.5m digital, ecommerce project
The project will focus on cross-border e-payments and e-commerce training for governments, private sectors, and SMEs
Bridgestone’s Webfleet debuts in Botswana in expansion drive
Botswana is the third African country to unveil Bridgestone’s Webfleet solution, behind Namibia and South Africa.
inDrive partners with Arrive Alive to drive SA road safety
The aim of the collaboration is to tackle safety issues and decrease the number of road accidents on South African roads.
Neobank Payday re-launches in Rwanda with SpaceX’s Starlink
Payday customers in Rwanda will now be able to use their virtual cards to pay for the Starlink routers.
Kaspersky paints a grim picture of Nigeria’s digital payments
The majority of digital payments users (97%) in Nigeria lost up to $1,000 equivalent as a result of the threats they encountered when using online banking.
inDrive launches global e-hailing safety hackathon
inDrive announces inCode 2023, seeking tech innovations that boost safety, advance accessibility, and challenge injustice.