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Airtel Money added to Zambia’s e-government services platform

Zambia’s e-government services platform (ZAMPORTAL), has added Airtel Money to its services to enable an easy and convenient payment method for government...

Standard Bank wins international tech award

Following its roll-out of the KYC on the Go App, Standard Bank, were announced winners of the Celent's Model Risk Manager 2021...

Kenya’s Tanda fintech startup gets funding boost for regional expansion

Tanda, a Kenya based fintech startup has announced that it secured funding from African tech investor HAVAÍC, Zedcrest Capital, DFS Lab and...

Banking apps now available on AppGallery in Kenya

Huawei, has announced that banking apps in Kenya are now available on AppGallery, as the company continues to build its own ecosystem...

Mastercard, Uber advance cashless payments and financial inclusion across MEA

Ride-hailing firm Uber, has advanced its collaboration with Mastercard, by introducing a new strategic initiative focused on cashless payments and financial inclusion...

Kenya’s mobile money transactions drop

The Central bank of Kenya (CBK), has revealed that mobile money transactions have dropped for a second month in a row in...

Apple Pay rolls out in South Africa

Apple Pay, a mobile money payment and digital wallet has launched in South Africa, following rumours at the beginning of the year...

Mobile money transactions surge during pandemic

A dramatic acceleration in mobile money transactions occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic as lockdown restrictions limited access to cash and financial institutions.

Airtel to sell minority stake in its mobile money business

Telecoms operator Airtel Africa, has announced it will sell a minority stake in its mobile money business Airtel Money worth $200 million...

South Africa’s first WhatsApp payment gateway launched

South Africa’s first WhatsApp payment gateway is now available thanks to a collaboration between cloud communications firm, Infobip and local digital fintech...

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Millicom sells Tigo, exits African market

Millicom International Cellular, which trades as Tigo, has announced its complete exit from the African market, following the sale of its operations in...

South Africa’s Altron acquires Lawtrust for $17.2 million

South African listed company Altron Group, has announced its acquisition of cyber security firm Lawtrust, from Etion, for R245 million ($17.2 million),...

Africell, Aviat sign multi-million dollar 5G deal

Mobile operator Africell, has signed a multi-million dollar agreement with Aviat Networks for a 5G-ready end-to-end disaggregated transmission network across multiple African...

MTN Rwanda to list on Stock Exchange in May

MTN Rwanda, has announced it will list on the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) on 4 May, following approval by the Capital Market...

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