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SA leads online purchases in Africa: PayPal

SA leads online purchases in Africa: PayPal

Firm exec expects country's 2018 spending to reach R63 billion.

M-KOPA Solar secures latest funding round

M-KOPA Solar secures latest funding round

Amount undisclosed, but includes a first ever investment from FinDev Canada, which has put in US$10 million.

Zim govt issues ultimatum on mobile money interoperability

Zim govt issues ultimatum on mobile money interoperability

Local operators have until 1 April to make full provision or face intervention from authorities.

Airtel Zambia leading race for Zambia's mobile money space

Airtel Zambia leading race for Zambia's mobile money space

Competition between operators on the rise as mobile money takes root.

OLX Kenya, Nigeria closure to impact market

OLX Kenya, Nigeria closure to impact market

Farmers among those expected to feel the ripple effect.

Kenya's Mondo Ride aggressive on Africa expansion

Kenya's Mondo Ride aggressive on Africa expansion

Ride-hailing app looks to enter three more cities before mid-2018.

Mondo ride CEO banking on rapid urbanisation in Africa

Mondo Ride CEO banks on rapid urbanisation in Africa

Globally, the ride-hailing market has grown to US$36bn in the last 8 years and is expected to reach US$285bn by 2030.

Mastercard to pilot Messenger bot for small businesses in Nigeria

Mastercard to pilot Messenger bot for small businesses in Nigeria

Company makes announcement at Mobile World Congress.

Kenya's Sky.Garden raises US$1.2m seed funding

Kenya's Sky.Garden raises US$1.2m seed funding

E-commerce firm plans to launch next-generation merchant platform later this year.

Africa's operators lean towards regional interoperability

Africa's operators lean towards regional interoperability

The most notable mobile money interoperability corridors are prevalent in East and Central Africa as well as between Zimbabwe and South Africa.

Zimbabwe: 96% of total transactions in 2017 were electronic, mobile

Zimbabwe: 96% of total transactions in 2017 were electronic, mobile

Zimbabwe has seen a rise in mobile, electronic and internet payments owing to liquidity and foreign currency shortages in the country.