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    Cryptocurrency adoption in Africa: The ups and downs

    Africa is booming in terms of cryptocurrency adoption, according to the 2020 Geography of Cryptocurrency Report by Chainalysis...

    By Eugene Yiga 14 Jun 2021

    SA, Nigeria and Kenya driving e-commerce volumes in Sub-Saharan Africa

    A new Visa report states that the top market contributors to e-commerce in Sub-Saharan Africa over the last three years were South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya, with Ghana also showing growth...

    9 Jun 2021

    Kenyan authorities set to regulate free-and-easy fintech

    The regulatory net is closing on Kenya's fintech industry. Fintech is one of the least regulated segments of the country's financial services sector, but the industry's unregulated days are numbered...

    By Ariana Issaias and Dominic Indokhomi 20 May 2021

    #StartupFunding101: Raising capital in Africa and crossing the bridge to the US

    Pardon Makumbe, co-founder and managing partner of CRE Venture Capital, chats about the challenges of raising capital in Africa and shares advice on crossing the bridge to the US...

    By Evan-Lee Courie 18 May 2021

    POS transaction values predicted to exceed $17.3tn globally by 2026

    The total value of transactions processed by POS terminals will exceed $17.3tn in 2026, from $14.8tn in 2021, according to a new study by Juniper Research...

    18 May 2021

    Pan African Fintech Accelerator open to growth-stage tech startups

    A six-month Financial Technology Accelerator program designed for high-potential technology businesses looking to scale their business, create partnerships and explore North African markets is calling for applications...

    3 Dec 2020

    Network International to acquire DPO in landmark pan-African payments deal

    DPO Group will support the expansion of Network International's presence across Africa, one of the most under-penetrated and fast-growing payments markets in the world...

    29 Jul 2020

    Electronic banking fraud in Nigeria: how it's done, and what can be done to stop it

    Six years ago, a cashless policy became fully operational in Nigeria. The aim was to encourage electronic transactions with a view to reducing the amount of physical cash in the economy...

    By Oludayo Tade 24 Jun 2020

    Cloud technology can significantly reduce banking costs in Africa

    The high cost of providing financial services in Africa means that more than 700-million people lack access to a bank or mobile money account and only 41% are financially included...

    21 Apr 2020

    #BlockchainAfrica: So you think you need a blockchain?

    It's 2020, and we're still in hype overdrive about blockchain...

    By Cayle Sharrock 5 Mar 2020

    How fintechs are making Africa a leading global innovation hub

    In a continent where over 60% of the adult population is unbanked and the financial sector is considerably underdeveloped, fintech has been a welcomed revolution...

    By Josephine Wawira 27 Jan 2020

    #BizTrends2020: Disrupting legacy African payments - going digital

    A country's payments system is probably not the first thing we think of when we think about the challenge of economic development. But payments are key to the bottom-up economic growth urgently needed...

    By Murray Gardiner 17 Jan 2020

    #BestofBiz 2019: Finance & Insurance

    We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

    17 Dec 2019

    The digital economy's environmental footprint is threatening the planet

    Modern society has given significant attention to the promises of the digital economy over the past decade. But it has given little attention to its negative environmental footprint...

    By Raynold Wonder Alorse 9 Dec 2019



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