Vincent Matinde
Sep 15, 2021

Singapore-based Nium looks to secure a slice of Africa’s payment services pie

Fintech company has extended remittance services into four major markets in Africa.
Sep 7, 2021

Improved connectivity in Africa depends on public-private partnership success

PPPs would work well for the project and benefits would be felt throughout the economies of the newly connected nations say industry experts.
Aug 17, 2021

Why micro networks can revolutionise connectivity in rural Africa

Some people are not being served by the big telcos because they are not considered profitable by the big boys says Micky Watkins, CEO of World Mobile.
Jul 19, 2021

Kenya’s electoral body denies system security breach

Body refutes media reports and says its register of voters is housed within a Biometric Voter Registration system.

Africa urgently needs policy to govern infrastructure sharing

Operators emphasise the role this will play in growing internet and supporting 5G deployment.
Jun 23, 2021

Safaricom launches M-Pesa Super App

Company sees this as a pre-cursor to more widespread uptake of the product across the continent.
Jun 21, 2021

AzamPay preps to launch AzamPesa

CEO Firas Ahmad won’t divulge too many details but confirms company’s value proposition and intention to expand the Fintech pie in Tanzania.
May 25, 2021

Safaricom readies to help push consortium agenda in Ethiopia

Company looks to help digitally transform region, confident of a return on investment.
May 13, 2021

COVID-19 puts the squeeze on Safaricom revenue

Company records flat growth despite strong activity in the mobile data segment.
May 5, 2021

Kenya’s Lami Technologies raises US$1.8m to bolster insuretech adoption

Deloitte report indicates that the future for the sector is embedded in technology implementation.
Apr 28, 2021

Kenya’s LipaLater to deploy ML, open banking to secure market share

Fintech firm has carved niche in East Africa’s burgeoning pay-later marketplace.