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Zeepay wins two top Fintech awards at GITTA 2020

Zeepay (myzeepay.com), a fast-growing fintech company in Mobile Financial Services across Africa, has for the first time been adjudged the Best Fintech of the...

Banks aren’t as stupid as enterprise AI and fintech entrepreneurs think

Announcements like Selina Finance’s $53 million raise and another $64.7 million raise the next day for a different banking startup spark enterprise artificial intelligence and...

Brits across Europe “financially fearful” of no-deal Brexit

The majority of the estimated 1.8 million Britons living in the European Union are “increasingly financially fearful – and rightly so” over the rising...
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Fintech hastens economic relief to Kenyans amid COVID-19 pandemic

Some 125,000 youths across Kenya on Monday started to receive 342 million shillings (about 3.17 million U.S. dollars) through their mobile phones from the...
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China-Kenya fintech partnership key to boosting commercial ties – expert

A Kenyan investment expert said on Monday that closer Kenya-China financial technology (fintech) collaboration will boost bilateral commercial ties. Daniel Mainye, senior...

Financial innovations vital to transform Africa’s business sector – ECA

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Tuesday emphasized the vital need to promote technological innovations in the financial sector to transform...
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Verve Cross Border Launch – Address By Mike Ogbalu III

Good morning esteemed ladies and gentlemen, partners, colleagues in the financial industry and distinguished members of the Press. I want to recognize the presence of...
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Britain pledges to work with Kenya to increase financial inclusion

Britain on Thursday pledged to work with Kenya's financial technology (fintech) firms to increase the level of financial inclusion for low-income and underserved consumers...

AfricaCom unveils AfricaTech

Accelerating enterprise digital transformation to elevate African economies AfricaCom, Africa’s largest telecoms and technology event, has announced the launch of AfricaTech -...

Betway Fintech Challenge: Gh₵20k is the take home price

Innovative online sports betting company Betway, has launched a three-phased competition, titled the Betway Fintech Challenge, with the winner taking home Ghc20,000. Betway, whose success...
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Beyond Mobile Money and the FinTech future for Africa

Africa is leveraging mobile and digital technologies in its own ways to bring financial services to people in some of the most isolated and...

Ahub At Africacom To Unleash The Power Of Africa’s Tech Start-ups On The Continent

In partnership with Africa’s leading accelerators and innovation hubs, the AHUB programme is designed to highlight the critical role of entrepreneurship in fuelling Africa’s...

Women Urged Not To Make Themselves Vulnerable

Ms Charlotte Baidoo, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Women’s World Banking Ghana, has called on African women to empower themselves. “Women should use opportunities available to...
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FinTech and Innovation Trends for 2018: Doing Away With One Size Fits All

Increasing demands from the marketplace will bring about new challenges to meet multi-segments in 2018. The common trend across industries – but in sharp...

Seamless East Africa 2017 highlighted on banking and payments future

Regional and international experts discuss the future of payments in the region at the conference taking place 6-7 September 2017 Seamless East Africa the region’s...

The rise of Instant Pay services

About 22 banks and four fintech companies as well as a savings and loans company are now offering the GhIPSS Instant Pay (GIP) service...

FinTech and Banks: Should we say there is Competition or rather a Collaboration?

Ever since the beginnings of FinTech and the boom that followed the 2008 financial crisis, newly-founded financial technology companies and initiatives have posed competition...

2017 Ecobank Fintech Challenge Finalists Announced

Ecobank has announced the finalists in the ‘Ecobank Fintech Challenge,’ a competition for African technology start-ups. The list includes 20 innovators from across the continent. The...
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Payments in Africa and the Underlining Challenges

In its current format, point of sale (POS) technology stands to exclude the mass market, say FinTech experts from mobile banking innovator, WIZZIT International. ...

IT Group CEO Demands Fintech Supervisory Decision Be Suspended

Mr Romeo Bugyei, Chief Executive Officer of IT Consortium has appealed to government to allow the Financial Technology (Fintech) industry in Ghana to grow...

China Takes Enviable Position On Fintech Global Rankings

Alibaba's third-party payment platform Ant Financial tops the global ranking for the 100 best performing fintech companies. China's financial technology (fintech) firms continue to...

Fintech In Africa: Where Africa Outpaces The West

This full report looks at the continent’s main FinTech hubs, secondary effects of FinTech, collaborations between major tech and financial service players, and regulations...
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Barclays unveils start-up community pioneering financial service

African Media Agency (AMA) Africa's innovators and start-ups will have the ability to scale their ideas in new markets following the launch today of...