AfricaCom 2019 to feature new AfricaTech Centre Stage

Tech takes
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New feature at
AfricaCom 2019.

Tuesday, Sep 17th

Cryptocurrency festival extends to enthusiasts in Nigeria, Sierra Leone

Cryptocurrency festival extends to enthusiasts in Nigeria, Sierra Leone

CoinFest's vision to become a decentralised autonomous organisation.

Mastercard taps into 'African digital revolution'

Mastercard taps into 'African digital revolution'

Ongoing digital transformation on the continent prompts digital payment solutions provider to explore further investment opportunities.

Visa partners Atlas Mara to increase African financial access

Visa partners Atlas Mara to increase African financial access

Alliance offers platform for expansion of solutions and services across Africa.

Bankymoon CEO discusses bitcoin and blockchain impact on Africa

Bankymoon CEO discusses bitcoin and blockchain impact on Africa

South African Reserve Bank has shown interest in blockchain with plans to issue national digital currency.

Shell's Africa licensee adopts Orange Money for fuel payments

Shell's Africa licensee adopts Orange Money for fuel payments

New deal will benefit customers in nine African countries who wish to pay for fuel using mobile money service.

German Bitcoin payment startup takes off in Africa

German Bitcoin payment startup takes off in Africa

Free Bitcoin to M-Pesa transfer service available in Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda.

Digital Fiat Currency gains momentum in Africa

Digital Fiat Currency gains momentum in Africa

Digital currency provider eCurrency Mint Limited joins ITU's standardisation arm.

Cape Town-based startup cracks FinTech global 100 list

Cape Town-based startup cracks FinTech global 100 list

Mobile payments business Zoona included on KPMG list.

SWIFT explores Blockchain

SWIFT explores Blockchain

Proof of Concept launched to determine if distributed ledger technology could help banks reconcile their nostro databases in real time.

Barclays Africa looks to scale innovative start-ups

Barclays Africa looks to scale innovative start-ups

The bank, in partnership with Techstars, opens applications for its 13-week accelerator programme.

Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa top Google's global interest in Bitcoin search

Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa top Google's global interest in Bitcoin search

Africa attention to digital currency looks to be on the increase according to online search interest.