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Telkom Business now offers small businesses funding up to R5 million within 24 hours

Telkom Business has announced the launch of Telkom Lend, to enable small businesses to apply online for funding of up to...

A new breed of CFO is embracing cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies are notoriously volatile and poorly understood in mainstream markets. Yet there is little doubt that digital money and the blockchain...

Mailchimp cracks down on crypto firms on its platform

Crypto companies have usually been the victims of corporate crackdowns over the years. The same is now the case with Mailchimp,...

Top six apps to help manage your financial wellness

Digital tools are part of every part of our lives, and that includes managing our money. There are some great apps...

Kenya’s FinAccess gets HAVAÍC backing to bolster financial inclusion drive

Kenya headquartered fintech company FinAccess, has received a US$500,000 investment from South African venture capital (VC) firm HAVAÍC, to bolster its...

SA’s TymeBank to acquire fintech Retail Capital

South Africa’s fastest growing digital bank TymeBank, is set to acquire award-winning fintech company Retail Capital, as one of its key...

Morocco sees wider adoption of new digital payment methods

75% of consumers in Morocco have used at least one emerging payment method in the last year, with usage expected to increase...

Egyptian consumers embrace digital payments

88% of consumers in Egypt have used at least one emerging payment method in the last year, with usage expected to further...

Kenya orders banks to cease dealing with fintechs Chipper Cash, Flutterwave

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK), has directed all financial institutions in East Africa’s largest economy to cease doing business with...

Airtel Money Kenya names new Chairperson

Airtel Money Kenya Limited, the new spinoff mobile money company of Airtel Networks Kenya, has announced the appointment of Rose Mambo...

CAR’s digital coin sale off to a slow start

The sale of Central African Republic’s first digital coin called Sango, got off to a slow start, with just over 5%...

As cryptocurrencies become popular in Africa, what does it mean for the continent?

According to a policy brief released recently by UN agency, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), digital currencies have become...

Infobip and Network International bring WhatsApp business services to Africa’s financial institutions

Digital payment solutions provider Network International has partnered with cloud communications company Infobip, to bring WhatsApp for business banking services to...

Digital payments on the cusp of igniting the kasi economy

According to the World Bank, the majority of South Africa’s urban population resides in townships. With an 18 percent contribution to...

Fintechs are set to transform cross-border payments in Africa, Ukheshe

For centuries people have crossed borders to live, work, and trade. While cross-border payment systems are crucial for financial inclusion and...

Mukuru leverages sport sponsorship to drive financial inclusion

Southern African financial services platform Mukuru, has launched a new marketing campaign through sport sponsorship, highlighting the fintech’s evolution from a...

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