Staff Reporter

Ribbit Capital leads $25 million investment in Stitch

The funds will be used for further product development and expansion into new markets.
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May 12, 2023

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.
May 10, 2023

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.
May 9, 2023

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.
May 5, 2023

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.
May 4, 2023

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.
May 3, 2023

Microsoft appoints new Africa boss

The vendor appoints South African country MD, Lilian Barnard, to president for the continent.
May 2, 2023

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
Apr 26, 2023

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.
Apr 26, 2023

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.
Apr 25, 2023

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.
Apr 24, 2023

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.