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Jumia Uganda partners with Barclays to introduce card-on-delivery payments for customers
08-11-2017 | 11:24:07
Online shopping firm, Jumia Uganda has partnered with Barclays to introduce the card-on-delivery payment option for customers in Kampala.
RENEW and Impact Angel Network to invest in logistics and e-commerce in Ethiopia
01-11-2017 | 07:24:44
Members of RENEW’s Impact Angel Network have committed capital to Roadrunner Technology Solutions which will partner with Universal Courier Services to expand the burgeoning logistics and e-commerce industries in Ethiopia.
Driving automation among small businesses can help meet Nigeria’s tax goals, Sage
31-10-2017 | 13:07:00
Comments from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) around Nigeria’s low tax-to-GDP ratio highlight the importance of driving higher levels of payroll and accounting automation among the country’s businesses.
Mastercard partners with Yoco to bring card payments to 15,000 SMEs in South Africa
30-10-2017 | 13:33:58
Mastercard has partnered South African fintech company Yoco to roll out 15,000 mobile Point of Sale (mPOS) devices to small and medium-sized businesses by the end of the year.
INTTRA and Transmar in new electronic booking partnership in Africa
25-10-2017 | 14:00:00
INTTRA, the ocean container shipping industry’s neutral network, and Transmar Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of IACC Holdings and a leading carrier, have announced a new relationship for electronic booking and shipping instructions processing in East Coast of Africa.
[Kenya] Mobile cash posts largest drop in August following political campaigns in July
17-10-2017 | 09:40:00
Mobile payments in August posted the largest month-on-month drop this year, coming after intensive political campaigns in July.
Nigerians seek next level shopping experience - Nielsen findings
16-10-2017 | 09:45:00
Despite Nigeria’s retail sector being dominated by independent formats like Open Markets and Kiosks in terms of absolute store numbers, modern trade formats like Supermarkets and Hypermarkets are stepping up to fulfil the needs of consumers.
Vivo Energy Ghana targets motorists with convenience app
12-10-2017 | 14:34:00
Vivo Energy Ghana, the exclusive licensee of Shell branded products has launched onto the Ghanaian market, a new App for motorists with extensive features in the oil marketing industry.
DHL and MallforAfrica team up to further cross-border e-commerce to the United States
06-10-2017 | 08:33:00
World’s international express services provider DHL Express has announced its partnership with MallforAfrica, the global e-commerce company, which will facilitate selling of made-in-Africa products to customers in the United States.
StatesDuka debuts in East Africa with budget online shopping model
05-10-2017 | 16:08:44
Statesduka.com is the first budget online shopping and shipping website serving Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan.
Jumia introduces Nigeria’s first e-commerce Bot
04-10-2017 | 13:32:28
Jumia has introduced Jumia Bot, Nigeria’s first e-commerce Bot. Using Jumia Bot, shoppers can order food, find fashion or electronic items and book hotels and flights by simply having an online conversation with the bot.
[Kenya] Mobile payment for goods up 71%
03-10-2017 | 12:20:00
More than half the money sent through mobile phones between April and June this year went to paying for goods and services, fresh official data have shown.
[Kenya] Uber and Visa announce strategic agreement for ePayments
03-10-2017 | 08:48:00
Uber and Visa have announced a strategic agreement that aims to grow digital commerce across Africa. Under the agreement, Visa will work with its financial institution partners to set up their debit and credit portfolios for eCommerce.
Ecobank launches mVisa across 33 African countries
03-10-2017 | 07:39:45
Ecobank has partnered with Visa to launch Ecobank Scan+Pay with mVisa solutions to their consumers.
Banks in Egypt issue two million credit cards during Ist half of 2017
02-10-2017 | 11:29:52
The number of credit cards of banks operating in the Egyptian market increased to about 5.858 million cards by the end of June 2017 compared to 3.859 million cards in December 2016.
[Startup Interview] Paul Owusu, Founder, Logique, Ghana
29-09-2017 | 08:22:15
Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur, Paul Owusu, moved to Ghana and partnered with tech entrepreneur Kojo Sarpong to form Logique, tech accelerator and parent company to tech products Stack, SmartLobby and Coast.
Wafacash and WorldRemit expand partnership to offer instant money transfers across West and Central Africa
28-09-2017 | 13:19:43
Morocco-based financial services company Wafacash is scaling up operations with leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit to offer instant money transfers across West and Central Africa.
RedCloud partners with KongaPay to give 190 million Nigerians access to distributed banking services
27-09-2017 | 10:20:00
RedCloud Technologies, the world's first open banking platform has partnered with Nigeria's KongaPay; the payment system which aims to facilitate the initiation and completion of transactions in a seamless manner.
NetSuite expands business operations in South Africa
26-09-2017 | 10:54:51
Oracle NetSuite, a provider of cloud-based financials / ERP, HR, Professional Services Automation (PSA) and omnichannel commerce software suites has expanded business operations in South Africa.
QNET to boost direct selling and create entrepreneurship opportunities in Tanzania
22-09-2017 | 15:00:00
QNET, a company of Asian heritage and a part of the $200 billion global direct selling industry has entered the buoyant direct selling sector in Eastern Africa.
[Column] Jeremy Potgieter: M2M key to unlocking economic inclusivity and innovation in Africa
18-09-2017 | 10:49:20
As more financial service providers adopt machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions, it is becoming ever more apparent that these solutions are vital to economic inclusivity and innovation on the African continent.
Allied Exchange Africa launches a cross-network mobile money platform
18-09-2017 | 10:42:06
Allied Exchange Africa has launched its novel digital payment platform, ALEXpay to overcome the lack of cross-network fund transfer and interoperability which currently inhibits the potential of mobile money services in Ghana.
[Kenya] Mobile lender, Branch, raises Sh200m for M-Pesa loans
18-09-2017 | 10:25:00
Branch, a Facebook-linked mobile phone lending app, has raised Sh200 million by issuing a commercial paper. The Silicon Valley startup will use the funds to grow its loan book.
Moneytrans launches first mobile money transfer application in Democratic Republic of Congo
18-09-2017 | 08:30:20
Moneytrans, a fintech company serving migrants has launched a smart and convenient mobile application that can send money in minutes, in and out of Africa, to one of its 250,000 points.
TerraPay secures regulatory approval from South African Reserve Bank to launch cross border money transfers
05-09-2017 | 14:44:00
TerraPay, the world's first mobile payments switch, announced today that it has successfully obtained regulatory approval from South African Reserve Bank to launch cross-border money transfer services in South Africa.
Mobile money platform Alipay enters South Africa
05-09-2017 | 10:14:00
Tourists in South Africa will have more opportunities to pay via smartphone as Alipay, online and mobile payment platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, partners with Zapper.
[Kenya] BitPesa secures Greycroft as lead investor, raises $10 million in total funding
31-08-2017 | 07:50:00
BitPesa, the first and largest blockchain payments platform for Africa, with offices in Nairobi, Lagos, and London, has announced Greycroft as its lead investor in a follow-up to its Series A funding round.
Transnet National Ports Authority’s new e-commerce platform Live at South African ports
29-08-2017 | 14:38:15
Transnet National Ports Authority’s new, fully integrated ecommerce platform has gone live
[South Africa] Snupit App allows users to find the nearest service providers on their mobile phone
28-08-2017 | 13:18:15
South Africa's top online portal Snupit has launched its mobile app. Used by over 2 million people every month, Snupit connects users to 350,000 local pros and businesses
[Interview] Paul Langlois-Meurinne, CEO and Co Founder, Optimetriks, Kenya
24-08-2017 | 13:53:00
Paul Langlois-Meurinne is the co-founder and CEO of Optimetriks, a company that has developed an innovative data collection crowdsourcing platform to help Fast Moving Consumer Good companies and institutions monitor their distribution in Africa at outlet levels.
TerraPay and Instant Cash partner to enable cross-border money transfers in Africa
24-08-2017 | 09:24:57
TerraPay and Instant Cash have partnered to enable real-time cross border money transfers to mobile wallets, making possible cross-border money transfer to all major mobile wallets in Tanzania, Uganda and all mobile numbers in Nigeria.
UBA introduces first Mastercard Debit card in Zambia
24-08-2017 | 08:06:05
United Bank for Africa Zambia (UBA) has launched the first Mastercard debit card in Zambia to financially empower its citizens.
eBay partners with Mall for Africa to avail African handmade goods to US
23-08-2017 | 07:53:00
eBay Inc.,a global commerce leader, and Mall for Africa, Africa’s global e-commerce and m-commerce platform, have announced a strategic partnership that further boosts the sale of handmade African products into the United States.
Mastercard invests in building a cashless Ghana
22-08-2017 | 11:31:55
With aspirations of becoming an African economic powerhouse, Ghana is partnering with organisations such as Mastercard to smartly integrate technology into all aspects of the economy – building for the future, a cashless Ghana.
Nigeria leads rest of Africa in e-commerce opportunity - EIU
22-08-2017 | 10:46:00
On the basis of its high business environment opportunity potential, Nigeria is in pole position to take advantage of the Africa region’s e-commerce potential projected to reach $50 – $75 billion within the next 5-10 years.
Youtap launches mobile money QR code solution and apps for growth markets in Africa
21-08-2017 | 09:06:00
Youtap, a global provider of contactless mobile payments and financial services software, has launched a QR code solution and smartphone apps for mobile money services in Africa and Asia.
[South Africa] Direct Pay Online Group acquires Virtual Card Services
17-08-2017 | 12:00:00
Direct Pay Online Group (DPO) has announced the acquisition of Virtual Card Services (VCS) South Africa.
[Startup Interview] Axel Peyriere, Co-Founder, AfricarGroup
15-08-2017 | 12:58:00
Axel Peyriere is co-founder of the number one car classifieds websites in Africa, the AfricarGroup, which covers 22 countries and translated into 10 local dialects of the continent. His interview with Africa Business Communities:
[Ghana] GhIPSS to pilot mobile money interoperability in September
15-08-2017 | 12:01:14
The Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems (GhIPSS) has disclosed to Citi Business News it has advanced processes of meeting the November deadline for mobile money interoperability.
NBK partners with WorldRemit to offer instant money transfers to Kenya
14-08-2017 | 14:54:31
Digital money transfer service WorldRemit and the National Bank of Kenya have launched a major partnership to enable Kenyans living abroad to make instant transfers home.
TerraPay launches international mobile money transfers to Uganda
11-08-2017 | 09:30:00
TerraPay, the world's first mobile payments switch has successfully obtained an approval from Bank of Uganda to facilitate International money transfers to mobile wallets in the country.
Innovation in sophisticated South African fintech payments landscape - Dominique Collett, head of AlphaCode
09-08-2017 | 08:00:00
In 2016 $5.5bn of venture capital investment went into payments startups. This represented 22% of global fintech investment activity. In South Africa, payments still dominate the fintech landscape.
Commonwealth assists Cameroon develop e- commerce to build economy
04-08-2017 | 07:30:51
The Commonwealth is helping Cameroon explore ways to increase the benefits of e-commerce and digital trade as a tool for achieving its national development plan.
[Kenya] Virtual lender, Branch, hits Sh3.6b in loans
03-08-2017 | 11:32:00
Mobile-based lender Branch has disbursed a cumulative Sh3.63 billion ($35 million) loans in Kenya where virtual lending is growing in popularity.
Belfrics Global launches new bitcoin exchange in Kenya
03-08-2017 | 10:18:00
Belfrics Global, a Malaysia based bitcoin technology provider has launched its Bitcoin Exchange in Kenya to allow traders and Bitcoin users to trade at a much lower cost.
Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur moves to Ghana and raises $4.8 Million for start up
28-07-2017 | 16:34:00
Since repatriating to Ghana, Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur, Paul Owusu partnered with tech entrepreneur Kojo Sarpong to form LOGIQUE, tech accelerator and parent company to tech products Stack, SmartLobby and Coast.
[Senegal] Wari Group Joins the US-Africa Business Center
28-07-2017 | 08:54:00
Senegalese based digital solutions company Wari has joined the US‑Africa Business Center initiated by the US Chamber Of Commerce. Wari's CEO and founder, Kabirou Mbodje, will also sit on the Center's Board of Directors.
United Bank of Africa bets on Mastercard debit cards to deliver cashless solutions in Kenya
25-07-2017 | 15:29:00
United Bank for Africa (UBA) has announced the rollout of two Mastercard electronic payment solutions in order to deliver cashless solutions to all Kenyan’s.
Total and Worldline partner with African Fintech InTouch to support deployment of Guichet Unique solutions in eight African countries
25-07-2017 | 08:07:02
Total and Worldline have signed binding technological, commercial and financing agreements with African fintech InTouch.
[Gabon] United Bank of Africa trains eyes on electronic payment with new Debit Mastercard
21-07-2017 | 14:25:12
United Bank for Africa (UBA) has announced the rollout of the Debit Mastercard card in Gabon to financially support its citizens.
[Kenya] M-Shule receives cash investment from Engineers without Borders Canada to scale education by SMS
20-07-2017 | 12:06:00
Engineers Without Borders Canada has announced its investment in M-Shule, a Kenyan-based EdTech company using SMS to deploy tailored education content for children in Sub-Saharan Africa.
[Startup Interview] Lola Ekugo, Founder, Transthat, Nigeria
20-07-2017 | 11:11:00
Lola Ekugo runs an online business that connects travelers and people in Nigeria who want to buy items abroad or transport documents from abroad.
[Uganda] United Bank for Africa rolls out Debit Mastercard in cashless payments drive
19-07-2017 | 08:33:00
United Bank for Africa (UBA) has announced the rollout of the Debit Mastercard card in Uganda to financially support its citizens.
[Column] Mukhisa Kituyi: Faster, better and together: the road to inclusive e-commerce in Africa
14-07-2017 | 10:04:00
Small is beautiful, small is powerful”. This is the creed embedded in the foundation of a global e-commerce giant: Alibaba.
[Interview] Josh Okpata, Founder and CEO, Eazyhire, Nigeria
13-07-2017 | 12:07:00
Josh Okpata has built a unique business in Nigeria and Kenya, the first of its kind in Africa that allows peer to peer leasing for businesses and individuals.
Sub-Saharan Africa Driving Global Market for Mobile Money - GSMA report
13-07-2017 | 10:44:00
Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for more than half of all mobile money deployments worldwide and is pioneering a range of new mobile money use cases, according to new GSMA data.
Xpress Money and TerraPay partner to enable real time international money transfers to mobile wallets in Africa
12-07-2017 | 07:35:00
Xpress Money, one of the world's most dependable money transfer brands has partnered with TerraPay, the world's first mobile payments switch, to enable real-time international money transfers to mobile wallets in Africa.
Huawei partners with WorldRemit to accelerate growth of low cost mobile-to-mobile money transfers to Africa
11-07-2017 | 12:24:27
Leading digital money transfer service WorldRemit and Huawei have announced a partnership making WorldRemit’s international money transfer service available to all partners of Huawei’s mobile money service platform across Africa.
[Kenya] Safaricom goes for photo IDs to curb M-Pesa fraud
11-07-2017 | 09:58:00
Telecoms operator Safaricom’s mobile money agents will soon start using photos to identify those withdrawing or depositing money on the popular M-Pesa platform in a new push to curb fraud.
Zapper and Alipay partner to improve online shopping experience in South Africa
11-07-2017 | 09:45:00
Zapper has partnered with Alipay, a mobile and online payments platform to give active Alipay users from around the world who visit South Africa the opportunity to pay at more Zapper-affiliated merchants with Alipay.
[Kenya] Visa and Direct Pay Online Group partner to license 20,000 merchants for mVisa payments
10-07-2017 | 07:51:00
Visa and Direct Pay Online Group have announced that they are enabling 20,000 more merchants to accept mVisa payments, facilitating mobile commerce in Kenya.
DTB and Mastercard partner to enhance digital payments in Kenya
07-07-2017 | 13:00:00
Diamond Trust Bank Kenya (DTB) and Mastercard have announced their partnership to roll-out the DTB Masterpass QR app in Kenya, a mobile payment solution that will enable millions of businesses to accept fast and secure digital payments from consumers.
[Startup Interview] Mike Bondo, CEO and Co founder, McShop, Democratic Republic of Congo
06-07-2017 | 14:13:00
A high demand for South African products by people in his native country of DR Congo on perceived quality, was the spark that inspired Mike Bondo to start an online shop dubbed McShop connecting buyers to local and international brands
[South Africa] Sureswipe brings 2-second transaction speed to retailers, franchise store owners
05-07-2017 | 09:34:00
The South African financial technology company that brought card-payment systems to smaller businesses in 2008 has just announced a new integrated payment solution that will benefit franchise store owners and larger independent retailers.
[Interview] Marc Gellings, CEO Business1.com
04-07-2017 | 15:23:00
Business1.com is the base of the international business-to-business 1.com-websites. Africa Business Communities is meeting with founder Marc Gellings.
Sage launches Sage One Payroll and Sage One Invoicing in Nigeria
04-07-2017 | 13:44:15
Sage, the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR and payment systems, has announced that Sage One Payroll and Sage One Invoicing is available in Nigeria.
[Zimbabwe] PoS transactions net in over $1bn
03-07-2017 | 09:59:00
Increased use of plastic money in transacting propelled the value of transactions through point of sale terminals beyond $1 billion in the four months to April 2017.
Youtap packages latest point of sale device as solution to mobile money processing in Africa
03-07-2017 | 08:03:50
Youtap, a global provider of contactless mobile payments and financial services software, is offering its new X8 'micro' point of sale device as a packaged solution for mobile money and payment service providers.
[Kenya] Safaricom partners with mSurvey to measure Kenya’s cash and digital economy
29-06-2017 | 09:18:00
Safaricom has partnered with mSurvey to launch Consumer Wallet, a versatile mobile platform that quantifies offline consumer spending habits and trends.
Kifiya works with Mastercard to launch first international remit to pay service in the Ethiopian market
28-06-2017 | 13:14:03
Mastercard and digital service provider Kifiya have partnered to introduce a simple, secure and convenient digital solution that will allow citizens to pay for all bills in one location in Ethiopia.
RwandAir enables Maestro, Discover, Diners and JCB cards for online tickets payments
28-06-2017 | 07:49:50
RwandAir, the national carrier of the Republic of Rwanda has enabled Maestro, Discover, Diners and JCB credit cards for online tickets payments.
Epicor signs international channel distribution deal to grow footprint in Sub Saharan Africa
28-06-2017 | 07:39:07
Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry specific software has signed an international channel distribution deal to accelerate business growth and meet demand across Africa.
[South Africa] Peach Payments partners with ACI Worldwide to bring Alipay to Africa
27-06-2017 | 12:01:25
ACI Worldwide and Alipay have announced that they are launching Alipay in South Africa, via leading regional payment service provider Peach Payments.
Dutch fintech, FACTS, scales up activities in East Africa
22-06-2017 | 10:51:00
Dutch fintech FACTS, providing much needed working capital to established small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in East Africa, is scaling up its activities, more than tripling the number of clients served.
MTN Benin and Youtap launch MoMoPay tap and pay solution for mobile money customers
20-06-2017 | 15:34:02
Mobile network operator MTN Benin and Youtap have launched MoMoPay, a contactless mobile payment service for MTN Benin Mobile Money users.
WorldRemit launches Android Pay to offer mobile-to-mobile transfers to the unbanked
13-06-2017 | 11:23:00
WorldRemit, the digital money transfer service has added Android Pay to its service, offering a new way for WorldRemit’s Android Pay users to send money internationally and reach millions using mobile money accounts.
Safaricom takes M-Pesa to Nigeria, Angola
13-06-2017 | 10:23:00
Safaricom Ltd may expand its popular mobile-banking service M-Pesa into countries such as Nigeria and Angola, as East Africa’s biggest company grapples with regulatory scrutiny in its home market of Kenya.
Youtap partners with MatchMove to deliver open loop payments for mobile money customers in Africa and Asia
13-06-2017 | 08:30:19
Youtap, a global provider of contactless mobile money payments and financial services software, has announced a partnership with MatchMove.
Foreign-Currency Liquidity Improving for Nigerian Banks - Fitch
12-06-2017 | 13:44:53
Nigerian banks' ability to access foreign currency has improved considerably since the Central Bank of Nigeria introduced a foreign exchange "window" at end-April aimed at investors and exporters, Fitch Ratings says.
[Nigeria] PayU moves to connect businesses to $64 million online payment market
06-06-2017 | 07:32:00
PayU has rolled out strategies to intensify efforts to connect businesses to Nigeria’s online payment market. Annual online payments in Nigeria is estimated to surpass N200 billion this year from N167 billion in 2016.
[Nigeria] NEMA Adopts Cash Transfer as Disaster Relief Response
01-06-2017 | 09:23:12
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has adopted cash transfer as one of the strategic ways of reaching out to disaster victims.
Jumia partners with Mastercard to deliver cashless commerce in Africa
30-05-2017 | 11:50:53
Jumia has joined forces with technology company, Mastercard to drive cash out of the online retail sector and provide a more secure and convenient way for consumers to shop online
[Nigeria] FirstBank Re-elected to the Board of Advisors of PCI SSC: Remains the only African Bank on the Board
29-05-2017 | 10:57:06
First Bank of Nigeria Limited has been re-elected into the Board of Advisors of the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) for the third consecutive time.
CNN Marketplace Africa discusses new Mastercard digital payment services with Middle East and Africa President
26-05-2017 | 15:15:00
Africa still remains a pivotal market for Mastercard’s global expansion as the company aims to reach 500 million consumers, Raghu Malhotra, President of Middle East and Africa for MasterCard has told CNN Marketplace Africa.
Bet Lion gaming set for East African launch in August
26-05-2017 | 08:34:57
Victor Chandler is back. After a 3-year hiatus, his first foray is set to be as part of a new sports betting and gaming company to be called Bet Lion, focusing on East Africa and launching in August.
Mobile remittances from UAE to Kenya up 14% in last two years
25-05-2017 | 10:55:16
Xpress Money, a global money transfer brand, has seen a 14 per cent increase in remittances from the UAE that culminate onto mobile wallets in Kenya in the last two years.
MallforAfrica Powers New Website Dedicated to eBay Shoppers in Africa
24-05-2017 | 11:21:18
MallforAfrica (MFA), Africa’s prominent e-commerce and m-commerce platform, has announced that it has launched a new dedicated website for eBay shopping enthusiasts in Africa.
[Ghana] Mobile money interoperability to take off in November
24-05-2017 | 09:45:00
Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has disclosed that Government is working to meet its November 2017 timeline for the implementation of mobile money interoperability.
Going cashless in Cameroon made easy with launch of the UBA Debit Mastercard
23-05-2017 | 13:08:30
United Bank for Africa (UBA) has announced the roll out of the Debit MasterCard card in Cameroon in support of financially empowering all citizens.
TerraPay feted for role in Sub Saharan Africa’s remittances market
15-05-2017 | 16:09:00
TerraPay, the world's first mobile payments switch, has received the Frost & Sullivan Visionary Innovation Leadership Award for international remittances in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Fortumo expands African coverage, launches in Algeria, Ghana and Tanzania
10-05-2017 | 16:41:00
The mobile payments company Fortumo has announced that it has expanded its carrier billing services to 3 new African markets. More than 79 million mobile phone owners in Algeria, Ghana and Tanzania can now make payments for digital services.
[Egypt] Bee partnership with Mastercard expands mobile wallet payments options
03-05-2017 | 14:05:00
Mobile wallets just became even more useful with the announcement that Mastercard, the leading company in payments technology, is adding Bee, the smart payment solutions provider, as a key player to its interoperable mobile ecosystem.
Mastercard and McDonald’s announce cashless payment options in Egypt
26-04-2017 | 08:59:54
Mastercard and McDonald’s have entered into a strategic collaboration that will bring simpler and faster payment options to all McDonald’s customers when buying their favorite meal in store, at the drive thru or when ordering it online.
Smart e-commerce, KOKO Networks, platform launches in Nairobi
25-04-2017 | 07:24:00
KOKO Networks, a tech platform that connects suppliers, retailers and consumers has launched their technology in Nairobi.
GTP and Mastercard partner to unveil prepaid solutions across Africa in cashless continent drive
24-04-2017 | 08:53:08
Mastercard and prepaid processing and payments solutions provider Global Technology Partners (GTP) signed a partnership agreement that will result in the latest prepaid solutions being made available across Africa to government institutions, financial services and corporate sector and consumers.
Jumia Nigeria unveils its third white paper on African Mobile Trends 2017
19-04-2017 | 12:32:00
Jumia Nigeria is pleased to present the 2017 edition of the African Mobile Trends Paper. This is the third white paper presentation from Jumia delving into mobile trends across Africa and specifically Nigeria.
[Kenya] Travel Creations adopts Travelport’s GOL platform to improve customers’ convenience
12-04-2017 | 06:36:00
Leading travel commerce platform Travelport has entered into an arrangement with Kenya’s Travel Creations that will see Travel Creations become the first travel agent in Africa to roll out ‘GOL’ an online booking tool powered by Travelport’s technology.
[South Africa] WireCard acquires MyGate Communications for $24.6 million
06-04-2017 | 16:16:00
Wirecard AG acquired all shares of MyGate Communications (Pty) based in Cape Town, South Africa.
[Interview] Ekene Okechukwu, Founder, Bargainmasterng.com, Nigeria
06-04-2017 | 13:41:00
Ekene Okechukwu is Founder of Bargainmasterng.com, Nigeria's social marketplace for online sellers and buyers.
[Column] Daniel Monehin: Shedding light on the African shadow economy
06-04-2017 | 13:36:00
The Informal Economy, or if you have a penchant for the more colourful descriptor, the “Shadow” or “Grey” Economy, is typically the term used to refer to the portion of a country’s economy that transact exclusively in cash