Africa’s Fintech space jam-packed but there’s room for more

CTO of Nigeria-based payment platform Nomba offers his perspective.
Vincent Matinde
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EXCLUSIVE: Opportunity within Ethiopia’s nascent Fintech and mobile payments industries

Nigerian mobile payments and financial services company Paga is competing for greater market share and company’s CEO explains why.

Ukheshe, AWS team up to help African Fintechs scale quickly

Fintech firm uses its affiliation to AWS Partner Network to engage markets that demand fast and secure transactions.
12 May

Nigeria’s regulator downplays talk of mobile tariff increase

NCC said operators cannot independently or collectively adjust prices without regulatory approval.

Data protection is at the heart of financial services success in Nigeria

Nigeria Data Protection Regulation means that ignorance can no longer be used as an excuse for not protecting data says Bar Hori, Regional Sales Executive at Commvault for Africa.
11 May

SA hosts Africa’s first edge datacentre ecosystem

Open Access Data Centres (OADC) expects to deploy ecosystem in Nigeria later this year.

MTN Nigeria has plans in place to protect margins

Operator expects impact by NCC’s directive on NIN-SIM linkage, higher energy-related costs and investment required to launch MoMo Payment Service Bank.

Eden Life chases beauty opportunity with Kenyan acquisition

Africa’s first home concierge platform expands service offering to include beauty services with strategic acquisition in Kenya.

Nigeria’s OnePort365 raises US$5m seed round

Logistics companies raised a little under US$400-million last year, according to market research.
Apr 8, 2022

Social media, mobile payments are prerequisites for Gen Z shoppers

Rating and review sites stated as a key factor in spending decisions.
Apr 6, 2022

MNOs in Nigeria brace for financial impact of SIM NIN registration compliance

Mobile operators have to cut outgoing call service for subscribers who have not registered with NIN system.