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M-Pesa tops Africa with $14.7 billion mobile money transactions monthly

Safaricom’s Mobile money transfer service M-Pesa is now processing transactions of $14,7 billion (KSh1.6 trillion) per month in Kenya and other African...

Luno partners with Genesis to help customers earn interest crypto holdings

South African cryptocurrency exchange firm Luno, has announced a partnership with Genesis, a digital currency company, to provide customers with simple, accessible...

Standard Bank launches digital insurance platform

The new online offering demonstrates Standard Bank’s commitment to empowering its clients through digital solutions

FNB adds Virtual Card to its payments ecosystem

South African bank FNB, is expanding its digital payments ecosystem by launching a Virtual Card for individual and business customers.

Airtel Africa, Mukuru plan to facilitate cross-border money transfers

Airtel Africa, a provider of telecommunications and mobile money services in 14 countries across sub-Saharan Africa and Mukuru, one of Africa’s largest...

Orange launches digital bank in Ivory Coast, to expand in West Africa

Telecoms provider Orange, has launched Orange Bank Africa in Abidjan, Ivory Coast in a partnership with NSIA Group, a financial services provider.

Airtel Africa extends network with WorldRemit

Telecoms giant Airtel Africa, which also provides mobile money services in 14 countries across sub-Saharan Africa, is scaling up its operations with...

Vodacom, Alipay to develop Super app for mobile payments

Vodacom financial services has announced a partnership with Alipay, a global digital lifestyle services platform, to develop a super-app that brings inclusive...

Are cryptocurrencies the 21st century’s biggest fraud?

Tether was the world’s most purchased cryptocurrency as of 5 May 2020, with $56.16 billion in 24 hour trade volume. However, Tether did...

FASTA and Mastercard launch South Africa’s first virtual credit card

South African fintech, FASTA, has partnered with Mastercard to launch FASTACard, the country’s first virtual Mastercard credit card.

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