Ghana's regulator at crossroads over 4G spectrum

At a regulatory
crossroads

Ghana contemplates
4G spectrum.

Tuesday, Nov 20th

New Bitcoin marketplace focuses on Nigeria

New Bitcoin marketplace focuses on Nigeria

Peer-to-peer marketplace launches widget to enable anyone to instantly establish a Bitcoin kiosk.

Silvertree acquires Nigeria's TopCheck

Silvertree acquires Nigeria's TopCheck

Former market competitors solidify plans to create 'Africa's largest price comparison group'.

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.

Kenya's SMEs dominate traditional players on Jumia

Online retailer says small and medium entrepreneurs constitute the bulk of businesses on its platform in Kenya.

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.

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.

Mauritius taps into British FinTech know-how

Mauritius taps into British FinTech know-how

Island nation wants to emulate the British model in an effort to become Sub Saharan Africa's Fintech hub.

Over US$1 million worth of Bitcoin exchanged weekly in Nigeria

Over US$1 million worth of Bitcoin exchanged weekly in Nigeria

Going by the official exchange rate and activity on LocalBitcoins.com, Bitcoin transactions in Nigeria has been hovering at over a million US dollars weekly since the start of 2017.

From citizens to banks, Nigeria's CBN warns on digital currencies

From citizens to banks, Nigeria's CBN warns on digital currencies

Financial regulator says virtual currencies are not legal tenders and users do so at their own risk.

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.

BitX rebrands as Luno

BitX rebrands as Luno

Development announced as Nigeria's SEC warns against investment in cryptocurrencies.