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Kenya, Nigeria FinTech firms feature on global top 100 list

Kenya, Nigeria FinTech firms feature on global top 100 list

KPMG in collaboration with H2 Ventures releases report featuring Flutterwave, Riby and GrassRoots Bima.

Africa is ripe for FinTech takeover

Africa is ripe for FinTech takeover

Continent is attracting attention as a viable, lucrative market for digital financial solutions and rollout say industry experts.

Bitcoin company Luno announces European expansion, raises US$9m

Bitcoin company Luno announces European expansion, raises US$9m

Series funding to be used for product refinement and development, as well as expansion into new markets.

African fintech company JUMO raises US$24m for expansion

African fintech company JUMO raises US$24m for expansion

Facility arranged by Gemcorp Capital with Finnish development finance company Finnfund contributing US$6 million.

Namibia weary of Bitcoin but acknowledges Blockchain

Namibia wary of Bitcoin but acknowledges Blockchain

Southern African country's apex bank confirms official position as the cryptocurrency continues to make inroads into South Africa and Nigeria markets.

DPO to expand across Africa after US$5m Apis investment

DPO to expand across Africa after US$5m Apis investment

Second investment will be used to fuel organic growth across the continent.

Europe's Societe Generale launches mobile money solution for Africa

Europe's Societe Generale launches mobile money solution for Africa

YUP already has more than 30 000 open wallets and nearly 600 agents, with targets to open one million wallets in the next three years.

Blockchain tops Dimension Data's list of 2018 IT trends

Blockchain tops Dimension Data's list of 2018 IT trends

Tech firm says Blockchain has an immense potential to disrupt and transform the world of money, business, and society.

Safaricom discontinues East Africa top up services

Safaricom discontinues East Africa top up services

Availability of better options for topping up has rendered this service obsolete.

Youtap launches cloud-based platform

Youtap launches cloud-based platform

Company says providing the payment platform as a cloud-based service allows for faster delivery and implementation.

WorldRemit adds low-cost international remittances to Huawei product

WorldRemit adds low-cost international remittances to Huawei product

Deal opens up potential 100 million mobile account market.