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IFC, Airtel partner to support mobile internet connectivity expansion across Africa
08-12-2022 | 11:11:00
To support universal and affordable broadband access in Africa, and the opportunities that come with increased connectivity, IFC announced a loan to Airtel Africa to help connect millions of new subscribers to mobile internet in six African countries.
Jumia has announced leadership changes to support its journey towards profitability
08-12-2022 | 09:44:00
New leadership appointed with a plan focused on path to profitability and e-commerce fundamentals.
Copia Global is partnering with Cellulant to enable payments for its diaspora and urban customers
07-12-2022 | 12:33:43
This partnership enables Copia’s diaspora and urban customers to conveniently initiate transactions and purchases for their loved ones in rural areas in Kenya using the Cellulant network.
Egyptian startup Sideup raises $1.2m to grow its e-Commerce platform
05-12-2022 | 13:45:00
Sideup, the MENA region’s platform for e-Commerce services has announced the completion of a $1.2m seed round.
Nigeria and Ghana conclude first successful transaction through the Pan-African Payment and Settlement System
28-11-2022 | 08:54:58
PAPSS allows African importers to make real-time payments to suppliers, by eliminating the need to convert the amount to be transferred to their counterparts in a third (hard) currency first, such as US dollars or Euros.
[Column] Susan Sitemere: The global benefits of online transfers in Zimbabwe
23-11-2022 | 13:51:00
A combination of rapidly evolving technology and the restrictions imposed by the COVID -19 pandemic has resulted in nothing short of a revolution in the online money transfer sector.
GIVTRADE ouvre la porte en Côte d'Ivoire
23-11-2022 | 11:35:00
GivTrade s’installe officiellement à Abidjan pour donner les meilleures solutions financières , ainsi que la construction de relations durables basées sur la confidentialité, la confiance et la transparence.
NSIA Finance et la Fintech APAYM s’engagent à rendre la bourse accessible aux populations ivoiriennes
23-11-2022 | 11:09:00
NSIA Finance et la Fintech APAYM finalisent un accord pour permettre aux populations ivoiriennes d’investir en bourse directement à partir de leur compte mobile money et leurs cartes bancaires.
Chipper to accelerate the expansion across Africa with the acquisition of Zoona
22-11-2022 | 08:57:02
Chipper to announce the intended acquisition of the Zoona group, which includes the Tilt brand and accelerate Chipper’s expansion across Africa.
[Column] Gbenga Okejimi: With cyber fraud on the rise in Ghana, customer security remains essential
21-11-2022 | 13:25:00
Across Ghana, online financial transactions have become increasingly popular as many Ghanaians have become connected digitally and are using mobile wallets and online banking services are a growing rate.
[Column] Imane Charioui: The global benefits of online transfers in Cameroon
18-11-2022 | 12:25:00
A combination of rapidly evolving technology and the restrictions imposed by the COVID -19 pandemic has resulted in what is nothing short of a revolution in the online money transfer sector in Cameroon.
[Incentro-monday.com Webinar] Learn how to plan, manage and collaborate on any project or portfolio
16-11-2022 | 14:21:00
Ready to empower your teams to run projects and workflows with confidence? Join monday.com partner, Incentro for a free live webinar and uncover how to optimize your company’s processes and operations with monday.com Work OS and monday projects.
Airtel Africa signe un accord avec OneWeb pour fournir des services Internet en Afrique
10-11-2022 | 11:13:42
Airtel Africa a été nommé fournisseur des services de connectivité Internet par satellite à haut débit et à faible latence de OneWeb pour les gouvernements et les entreprises du continent africain.
Mycredit Investments Ltd to announce the repayment of N3.7 billion to private note investors
07-11-2022 | 09:54:00
MyCredit Investments Limited, (FairMoney) has announced the redemption of N3.7 Billion in aggregate principal amount of its 18% Series II Private Notes to various reputable institutional & HNI investors.
uqudo, the award-winning digital ID platform has joined the Smart Africa alliance
07-11-2022 | 07:32:00
uqudo has recently joined the Smart Africa Alliance as a start-up member, to actively promote the Smart Africa efforts like digital ID and cross-border e-payments across the continent.
Fidelity Bank partners with BOSS Money to boost diaspora remittances
03-11-2022 | 11:44:21
As part of its strategy to provide seamless disbursement options to its over 7 million customers, leading financial institution, Fidelity Bank Plc, has partnered with BOSS Money, a fast-growing provider of money transfers in the United States.
Afreximbank co-hosts Webinar on Intra-African Trade and Investment with the East African Business Council
02-11-2022 | 15:42:48
The conversation addressed key challenges confronting African businesses when approaching intra-African trade, recognizing that 80% of Africa’s small businesses have no access to trade finance and over US$5 billion is lost due to currency conversion during transactions.
Cellulant has achieved data sovereignty using pure infrastructure's VMware Cloud
02-11-2022 | 15:29:00
Cellulant, a Pan African financial technology company has created a contiguous cloud experience that enables it to meet data and cloud sovereignty requirements across its regions.
ACWA Power and Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa set to explore green hydrogen projects
28-10-2022 | 12:52:23
The agreement signed during the state visit of the President of South Africa to Saudi Arabia intends to accelerate the green hydrogen economy in South Africa and paves the way to project(s) potentially valued at US$10 billion
NALA enables Google Pay payments from the US and UK into Africa
28-10-2022 | 09:04:42
NALA, a Tanzanian fintech startup facilitating remittances from the African diaspora in the UK and US, has integrated Google Pay into its suite of payment options for users.
MoneyHash expands operations into sub-Saharan Africa
28-10-2022 | 08:45:44
Founded by Nader Abdelrazik, Mustafa Eid, and Anisha Sekar in 2020, MoneyHash will connect businesses to numerous PSPs, provide a uniform and localised checkout experience, and recover declined payments.
Kenyan fintech Tanda plans agency banking entry in Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania
27-10-2022 | 13:13:40
Kenyan agency banking as a service provider Tanda is expanding its operations regionally after closing a seed funding round last month.
Mastercard and Cellulant partner to empower consumers across Africa to join the global digital commerce market
25-10-2022 | 13:03:54
The partnership will enable customers to pay globally with a Mastercard virtual payment solution linked to the Cellulant wallet, Tingg; Mastercard's technology will enable consumers to shop online with or without a bank account, through a simple and secure payment experience.
[Côte d’Ivoire] : Veone Digital a lancé CentralBill, une application de paiement en ligne
25-10-2022 | 10:07:00
CentralBill, nouvelle application de paiement, a été lancée à Abidjan afin de répondre aux besoins des entreprises en matière d’encaissements et de recouvrements en ligne.
Nigerian social commerce startup Bumpa raises $4m seed funding to build the future of commerce for African sellers
25-10-2022 | 09:22:00
Nigerian social commerce startup Bumpa has raised $4 million seed round led by Base10 Partners, the largest black-led fund in the world, with participation from Plug & Play Ventures.
Pezesha is partnering with EzyAgric to offer Buy Now Pay Later services to farmers in Uganda
24-10-2022 | 11:33:00
Agro-inputs distributors working with EzyAgric will be able to apply for inventory financing in the form of short-term credit to buy genuine and affordable inputs stock right when they need it and pay for it later.
FNB adds ChatPay feature, overhauls banking app
12-10-2022 | 15:05:23
South Africa's First National Bank (FNB) is branching further into the fintech space with the launch of new mobile-specific payment options that target the country's ever-evolving digital payment needs.
Spleet secured $2.6M seed to scale its residential rent-focused products in Africa
12-10-2022 | 14:54:00
To solve the challenges surrounding affordability and availability in Nigeria and other parts of Africa, Spleet was founded in 2018 to build a marketplace that connects landlords with vetted tenants looking for flexible rent payment options.
Glo joins the PSB fray as MoneyMaster PSB launches with G-Kala
12-10-2022 | 09:39:28
Globacom, the telecom industry transformational leader, has announced the commencement of its payment service bank business with the official launch of MoneyMaster PSB.
Tink and Adyen partner for open banking payments
10-10-2022 | 10:59:54
The deal sees Tink’s technology embedded into Adyen’s single platform, enabling Adyen customers to seamlessly offer next generation open banking payments to consumers.
Vella Finance launches Vella 2.0 availing more tools for SMEs to accelerate cross border payments
10-10-2022 | 09:55:00
Vella Finance, a Nigerian Fintech startup has announced the launch of some amazing payment tools to help Business owners in Africa simplify their finances.
MoneyGram and Jingle Pay partner to enable global money transfers through the Jingle Pay app
05-10-2022 | 08:40:00
Through this strategic partnership, consumers in the UAE can use the Jingle Pay app to send money in near real-time to over 200 countries and territories around the world. MoneyGram has also completed a minority investment in Jingle Pay, providing the Company with a direct ownership position in the startup
Capitec’s strive for digital financial inclusivity
03-10-2022 | 13:05:00
Operating profit before tax and credit impairments grew by 24% to R8.8 billion, compared to R7.1 billion a year ago. The bank’s earnings soar despite prevailing economic conditions in South Africa.
Afreximbank Trade Payment Services (AfPAY) launched
29-09-2022 | 13:03:00
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) announced the commercial launch of Afreximbank Trade Payment Services – or “AfPAY” – an intervention designed to facilitate the settlement of international trade on open account terms on behalf of identified African financial institutions and their clients.
Kippa obtained Super Agent Banking Licence from Central Bank of Nigeria
22-09-2022 | 08:45:00
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued Africave Technologies Limited DBA Kippa, the financial management and payments platform, a Payment Solutions Services Licence to Operate as a Super-Agent.
Chapa launches online payment gateway service for businesses
21-09-2022 | 14:11:07
The Ethiopian Fintech Startup Chapa, enables organisations and businesses to accept all possible local and international digital payment methods from anywhere in the world.
CreditCare Tech partners with Moneygram to expands trusted service in Nigeria and more locations globally
21-09-2022 | 11:39:24
Creditcare Technology announced that they have partnered with MoneyGram a global leader in the evolution of digital P2P payments, to expand further into the emerging markets of the Philippines, Vietnam, and, now Nigeria with Moneygram.
MoneyGram Helps e& offer mobile wallets to 160M Consumers across Asia, Africa and the Middle East
21-09-2022 | 09:08:00
MoneyGram and e& international expand their partnership, enabling 160M consumers across Asia, Africa and the Middle East to send money globally
L'African Business Roundtable et Afreximbank organisent un séminaire en ligne gratuit le 28 septembre
19-09-2022 | 13:04:00
Dans la continuité de la série de webinaires qui s'est déroulée tout au long de l'année, l'African Business Roundtable et la Banque africaine d'import-export (Afreximbank) vont organiser un autre webinaire sur le renforcement des capacités et la préparation des investisseurs.
Mastercard and partners launched contactless Tap-to-Pay transactions via smart devices in Nigeria
19-09-2022 | 12:04:50
ProvidusBank, Mastercard, Interswitch and Thales launch contactless Tap-to-Pay transactions via smart devices in Nigeria.
African Business Roundtable, Afreximbank organize free webinar masterclass, September 28
19-09-2022 | 11:58:00
In continuation of the series of webinars that has been ongoing throughout the year, the African Business Roundtable and the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank) are set to hold yet another webinar on capacity building and investor preparation.
CellPoint Digital partners with Radisson Hotel Group
15-09-2022 | 11:20:01
Radisson Hotel Group will now use CellPoint Digital’s full payment orchestration platform to seamlessly integrate new payment methods, new acquirers and stored card facilities.
Xente Tech acquires PSO license from Bank of Uganda
15-09-2022 | 10:58:00
PSO license open up opportunity for Xente to provide world-class financial technology solutions to businesses in Africa and is a commitment to Xente customers, partners, and other stakeholders, that they are offered a safe and compliant service.
Verto announces new partnership with Africa-focused firm Xente
15-09-2022 | 10:44:24
B2B cross-border payments firm Verto has partnered with Xente, a multicurrency digital payments platform for African businesses, to provide cross-border payment services to non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Uganda.
LatAm fintech giant EBANX expands its payments solutions to Africa
15-09-2022 | 10:04:00
The Brazilian unicorn views Africa as the “next frontier” that is poised for rapid digital transformation. EBANX now provides local payment solutions in 18 countries worldwide, including three of the top-10 economies in Africa: South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria.
SafariBus card, a new transport payment card in Kigali
08-09-2022 | 09:41:57
Designed and developed by Centrika, a Rwandan fintech and software development company, the smart card dubbed SafariBus has for months been piloted in Musanze District and launched countrywide.
RapidCollect™ du Groupe Ecobank permet d'encaisser les paiements à travers l'Afrique avec un seul compte
07-09-2022 | 12:08:08
Avec un seul compte, les entreprises clientes peuvent recevoir des fonds instantanément de leurs clients dans leur pays d'origine et les autres pays du réseau panafricain de Ecobank.
Ecobank Group’s RapidCollect™ enable to collect their payments across Africa with only one account
07-09-2022 | 11:27:00
With only one account, business customers can receive funds instantly from their clients in their home country and across Ecobank’s pan-African network
Digital Dollar Project launches technical sandbox program
07-09-2022 | 09:48:28
The Digital Dollar Project launches technical Sandbox Program to explore Central Bank Digital Currency Infrastructure Solutions
Nomanini publishes impact case study of its flagship business Trader Direct, in Zambia
15-08-2022 | 08:44:41
Nomanini serves a high proportion of first-time digital finance users. This indicates that Nomanini is providing a service that agents would struggle to find elsewhere as well as filling a pertinent gap in the market.
Flouci se mue en banque mobile pour faciliter les transactions financières grâce à la blockchain
11-08-2022 | 09:29:00
Flouci est une solution fintech développée par la start-up tunisienne Kaoun. Elle permet, depuis un smartphone, d’effectuer des transactions financières en quelques clics.
KfW Development Bank promotes African technology companies
08-08-2022 | 09:15:20
EUR 45 million for Partech Africa II from KfW Development Bank to promotes financial and digital inclusion in Africa
African Business Roundtable et Afreximbank concluent deuxième webinaire de la série sur la préparation des projets
04-08-2022 | 15:50:00
L'African Business Roundtable (ABR) et la Banque africaine d'importation et d'exportation (Afreximbank) se sont réunies la semaine dernière dans le cadre d'un projet bien exécuté qui est une passion pour les deux organisations - faire aboutir des projets commerciaux.
African Business Roundtable, Afreximbank conclude second webinar in series for project preparation
04-08-2022 | 13:35:00
The African Business Roundtable (ABR) and the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank) came together last week in a well executed endeavor that is a passion of both organizations - bringing business projects to fruition.
La startup marocaine “Guichet” s’installe au Sénégal
04-08-2022 | 08:49:00
La startup marocaine ”Guichet” spécialiste de la billetterie en ligne souhaite accompagner et tirer profit du dynamisme de l’économie de la culture et du divertissement à Dakar.
Macir Vie et Hi Europa nouent un partenariat pour étendre l’offre d’assurance entre l’Algérie et l’Europe
25-07-2022 | 11:50:00
Macir Vie et la plateforme d’assurance Hi Europa du groupe MAIF s’allient et signent un partenariat visant à accompagner les voyageurs à destination de la France et de l’Algérie
Interswitch and Compass Plus Technologies partner to ease payments across Africa
25-07-2022 | 10:59:00
Interswitch, Africa’s integrated payments and digital commerce company and Compass Plus Technologies, announced a partnership to further strengthen Interswitch’s payment card processing capacity in Africa.
Moove closes R300 Million financing from Absa
18-07-2022 | 13:16:23
Moove, the world’s first mobility fintech, has secured a financing facility totalling R300 million (US$20 million) from Absa Corporate and Investment Banking, making this the first bank relationship for the two-year old company.
The African Business Roundtable Project Preparation Masterclass Free Webinar, July 27
18-07-2022 | 12:22:00
After discussions with a variety of advisory and investment institutions, and to further attract investment to projects, the African Business Roundtable Secretariat in association with Afreximbank has designed the “Project Preparation Masterclass”.
The African Business Roundtable Project Preparation Masterclass Free Webinar, July 27
12-07-2022 | 09:58:00
After discussions with a variety of advisory and investment institutions, and to further attract investment to projects, the African Business Roundtable Secretariat in association with Afreximbank has designed the “Project Preparation Masterclass”.
[Africa Tech Review] Nixon Kanali: Pan-African VC firms continue to invest in African startups
30-06-2022 | 13:54:55
Pan-African venture capital fund Launch Africa Ventures this week announced the close of its $36.3 million fund, which it has primarily used to invest in B2B and B2B2C startups across Africa
[UNICAF] Scholarship Opportunities
06-05-2022 | 10:29:00
Unicaf is an online and blended learning higher education platform that is dedicated to making higher education of international standard accessible, by offering scholarship opportunities to professionals and young school leavers.