Malawi draws up new cyber security guidelines to protect finance

Batten down
the hatches

Malawi to better
protect finance sector.

ITWeb Africa

Wednesday, Feb 19th

IHS Towers expands to Latin America with CSS acquisition

IHS Towers expands to Latin America with CSS acquisition

Telecoms firm is a major player in Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Nigeria, Rwanda and Zambia.

US, Iran tension to drive Bitcoin price higher

US, Iran tension to drive Bitcoin price higher

The crypto-currency jumped 5% as news of the US drone strike – which killed Qassem Soleimani – broke around the world last Friday.

AfricaChain3.0 -v1

New kid on the African block(chain)

Sekunjalo Investment Holdings partners with China's Ultrain Technology Limited to form African Chain 3.0.

Fraud could cost Africa its blockchain opportunity

Fraud could cost Africa its blockchain opportunity

Chairman of the Blockchain Association of Uganda outlines efforts by the continent to tackle fraud and unscrupulous schemes.

Rising crypto adoption will temper regulation

Rising crypto adoption will temper regulation

Experts advise that regulatory bodies and governments should leave cryptocurrency alone and rather warn citizens to 'trade at their own peril'.

TerraPay, UBA Group announce remittance partnership

TerraPay, UBA Group announce remittance partnership

Deal will facilitate real-time money transfer services to customers in 20 countries.

Danish FinTech firm GrowthBond tries its hand at Africa

Danish FinTech firm GrowthBond tries its hand at Africa

Company launches to help small business fund Facebook adverts.

Exposed: Bot family infecting mobile users on two continents

Exposed: Bot family infecting mobile users on two continents

Anti-fraud solutions provider Evina has unmasked malware on the GooglePlay app store.

Regulation not a bottleneck to crypto adoption

Regulation not a bottleneck to crypto adoption

An opposing view has been raised to a belief that introducing regulation to the cryptocurrency industry will help push adoption.

Financial identities for unbanked in SSA could rake in US$43-billion

Financial identities for unbanked in SSA could rake in US$43-billion

Oxford Economics study points to Nigeria, Cote d'Ivoire and Madagascar as stand-out markets for growth in financial services for the unbanked.

Airtel Africa, Mastercard's strengthen digital alliance

Airtel Africa, Mastercard strengthen digital alliance

Companies announce partnership to expose a potential 100 million Airtel Africa mobile phone users.