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Kenya says Flutterwave, Chipper Cash not licensed to operate

Central bank singles out companies for allegedly flouting regulations.
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2:00
21 Jul

Regulation is choking us says EcoCash

Mobile money platform slams tough measures and says these have impacted growth.
1:30

African health-tech start-ups honoured with Kofi Annan Innovation Award

Start-ups from Kenya, Nigeria and Zimbabwe selected for best innovations in health-tech, each win €250,000.
1:30

Telco traffic monitoring system another tax burden says Econet

Econet Wireless bemoans new tax obligation, despite a surge in data and revenue income according to its latest results.
2:30
Jun 30, 2022

Xend Finance targets 500 000 non-crypto users

Company announces its objective after having officially reached 100 000 users, on the back of expansion into Ghana and Kenya.
2:00
Jun 29, 2022

EcoCash pens deal to enable PayPal service in cash-strapped Zimbabwe

Locals can now use PayPal’s Xoom mobile payment service for remittances.
2:10

Operational constraints threaten to choke Zimbabwe’s TelOne

Company unable to secure a tariff review, amid hyper-inflationary environment and ongoing battle with theft, vandalism.
1:40
Jun 22, 2022

Major investor drops Malawi Telecommunications Ltd

Malawi Stock Exchange-listed Press Corporation confirms decision, but offers little detail regarding the move.
1:40
Jun 17, 2022

Uganda enters cash-light phase on road to cash-less economy

Significant increase in internet and mobile device-based banking, central bank confirms.
2:00

Nigeria reins in social media platforms

West African country releases Draft Code of Practice that compels platforms to establish local offices and provide detailed accounts of content management to authorities.
2:20

Turbulence in DRC telecoms as news of another mobile tax breaks

Federation of Enterprises of Congo (FEC) business and commerce grouping for Congolese companies wants to engage authorities.
2:10

Tax fraud, data black market trigger tech response by Zimbabwe’s govt

Officials roll out telecommunications traffic monitoring system in bid to curb ongoing threats to operator’s revenue base.
2:00

Zimbabwe targets Airbnb for taxation

Move has been met with mixed response as government continues to focus on digital and e-commerce ventures.