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Regulation – the biggest obstacle to e-commerce innovation

Regulation is the biggest hurdle in an agile innovation environment says Craig Duggan, Head of Commercial at Transaction Junction.
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Yesterday

SWIFT initiates new strategy to broaden transaction management

Company aims to fundamentally transform payments and securities processing.
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Mastercard gives regional fintech firms market entry, expansion boost

The payments tech company unveils the Fintech Express, which aims to facilitate the launch and expansion of fintech firms in the MEA region.
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Xylem Africa announces lead for Anglophone Africa

Former Itron executive joins company and will be based in Cape Town to cover non-French speaking countries.
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Kenya hopes to get entrepreneurs moving with Startup Act

Country’s senate passes legislation designed to empower start-ups and local entrepreneurship.
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Africa facing ‘millions of cyber attacks’ in 2020 – and the year isn’t over

Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa bear the brunt of malware and potentially unwanted applications, according to Kaspersky research.
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Wednesday

Huawei presses for tech collaboration as US piles on pressure

Company underlines value in synergy across tech domains amid continued supply chain concerns.
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MFS Africa partners inwi money to service Morocco market

Morocco plays a key role as a "connector" in Africa says cross-border payments services provider.
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Ukheshe Africa announces key appoints as it drives expansion strategy

Company confirms plans to establish and enhance key partnerships in Africa.
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VC landscape saw record investment, exit activity in 2019

Last year saw increased venture capital exits by investors in South African tech start-ups, with 50% of exit strategies reported as profitable.
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Young African entrepreneurs vying for Anzisha recognition

Organisers announce top twenty budding entrepreneurs as part of 10th year celebration.